Englisch Test Simple Past – Past Perfect Simple

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Bilde die richtige Form (Pronomen + Verb).

  Simple Past Past Perfect
they / work
I / see
she / tidy
he / run
you / buy


Wann verwendet man welche Zeitform?

  1. Wenn wir der Reihe nach erzählen, was in der Vergangenheit passierte, verwenden wir ...
  2. Wenn wir erzählen, was bis zu einem bestimmten Zeitpunkt in der Vergangenheit bereits passiert war, verwenden wir ...

Richtige Formen auswählen

Setze die Verben in der richtigen Form ein (Simple Past oder Past Perfect).

  1. When I at school, the lesson .
  2. I to New York last month. I to the USA before.
  3. Bob us into his room because he it for weeks.
  4. I very hungry because I anything yet.
  5. As Vanessa the film before, she to go to the cinema with us.

Richtige Formen einsetzen

Setze die Verben in der richtigen Form ein (Simple Past oder Past Perfect).

  1. William (live) in Boston for six years before he (move) to New York.
  2. The blue car (cross) the street after the lights (turn) red.
  3. When James (try) to ring us, we (leave / already) the house.
  4. After Joanna (finish) her presentation, we (ask) our questions.
  5. On her first day at the driving school, we (be) very nervous because we (drive / not) a car before.


Setze die Verben in der richtigen Form ein (Simple Past oder Past Perfect).

  1. It (be) a cold and rainy Sunday, so I (decide) to finish the essay that I (start) writing a few days before.
  2. I (switch) on the computer and (open) the document.
  3. Then I (begin) looking for my notes that I (handwrite) on a sheet of paper.
  4. But the notes (be) not on my desk and I (can / not) remember where I (put) them.
  5. I (turn) the whole house upside down.
  6. And where (find / I) my notes?
  7. I (leave) them in the sitting room, under a huge staple of papers and magazines.
  8. Now that I (find) my notes, I (want) to continue writing my essay.
  9. First I (know / not) what to write but then I (have) lots of ideas.
  10. I (complete / almost) my essay when my computer suddenly (crash) and I (notice) that I (forget) to save the document.
  11. After I (reboot) my computer, I (see) that at least 5 of the pages I (type) (be) missing.
  12. So I (have) to start all over again.