Past Simple games, worksheets, stories and songs

Updated 25 November 2015

Articles on teaching Past Simple

How to teach Past Simple

15 Simple Past games

Past Simple photocopiable pdf classroom activities

Past Simple Make Me Say Yes personalised speaking game – NEW

Past Simple business monologues

Past Simple small talk questions

Simple Past sentence completion guessing games

Regular Simple Past pronunciation and storytelling

Irregular Simple Past pronunciation and storytelling

Guess the past time game (with lots of useful time expressions)

Simple Past T/ F lying game

Common verbs in Business English simple past pronunciation

Business Simple Past pron

Technical/ Medical Regular Simple Past pronunciation

Past Simple songs

Bang Bang My Baby Shot Me Down by Nancy Sinatra/ Cher (irregular simple past gapfill from musicalenglishlessons.org)

Stories/ Books for Past Simple

Fortunately by Remy Charlip (with nice short sentences, so easy to focus on the verbs)

Related pages

Present Perfect and Past Simple page (for contrasting the two tenses)

Past tenses main page (including activities for all three narrative tenses)

2 Responses to Past Simple games, worksheets, stories and songs

  1. Jessica Mann says:

    Excellent website and resources. Thank you to Alex Case and colleagues.

  2. Tuba says:

    Amazing sources, thank you very much!!

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