SIMPLE PAST : VERB TO BE WAS
EXAMPLES • You were the best students at primary school.
• Marilyn Monroe was a famous actress. • We were the best friends at school. • My grandparents were a nice couple.
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My sister wasn’t in Piura last year. My parents weren’t born in Lima. She wasn’t an ugly girl. I wasn’t an outgoing girl. They weren’t a mischievous children.
INTERROGATIVE WAS / WERE
WAS he afraid of dogs?
WERE they in the kitchen?
• Yes, he was. • No, he wasn’t
• Yes, they were. • No, they weren’t.
USES PLACE OF ORIGEN
• Cesar Vallejo was from in Santiago de Chuco. BORN
• I was born in Trujillo THERE
• There was a chocolate on the table.
• My grandmother was tall and slim. CLASIFICATION
• Celia Cruz was a nice person. LOCATION
• My house was in front of that hotel.