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To Be - To Go

Most common verbs are irregular. This means that the past tense is not formed by adding -ed to the end.

最常见的动词是不规则的。这意味着,过去时态不是通过加入-ed形成 到最后。

Listen to these sentences and check that you understand them


  1. be
    1. Yesterday I was at home
    2. I am usually at home
    3. I will be at home tomorrow.
  2. go
    1. I went home early yesterday.
    2. I usually go home at four o'clock in the afternoon.
    3. I will go to Paris next summer.


Match these sentences with their English language tense names.


Some English Tenses

Past Simple, Present Simple, Future, Past Continuous, Past Perfect, Past Perfect Passive, Past Perfect Continuous, Future perfect

  1. We are going shopping soon.
  2. Peter has gone to the bank.
  3. We were going to visit some friends but decided not to go.
  4. They had already gone to the show so we didn't go.
  5. We had been going to that school for a few weeks when it was chosen as best school of the city.
  6. She will have gone to visit her parents by the time you arrive.
SITE-LANGUAGE-en-ICON BROWSER-LANGUAGE--IMAGE Present to go / go past went past participle I have been

Use the verb "to go" to conjugate the following sentences. Quiz answers are below. In some cases, more than one answer may be correct.


  1. Peter ____________ to the bank.
  2. Alexander ____________ to Denver last week.
  3. They ____________ already ____________ to the show so we didn't go.
  4. Jennifer ____________ to the meeting.
  5. If she ____________ to the meeting, I will attend.
  6. We ____________ but decided not to go after all.
  7. Peter ____________ to church on Sundays.
  8. Susan ____________ to classes for three weeks.
  9. Peter ____________ to the show tonight.
  10. She ____________ to visit her parents by the time you arrive.

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