Past Simple Cloze test

Challenge your student with a cloze test on past simple tense

Here’s a challenging open cloze test on past simple tense. It’s about a student’s day in the past.

What does it cover?

This open cloze test covers many aspects of past simple tense. It should be used for a revision before the exam or for consolidating past simple tense. It’s about the day of a student’s study in a library and afterwards.

The missing words are chosen from the words frequently used in elementary level. All the blanks can be easily found when the meaning of the sentence or passage is fully grasped.

There are two simplified versions in the set, which are relatively easier than the open cloze test.You can decide on the most appropriate one and use it for your EFL classes. 

Two simplified versions in the set

The covered cases are…

  • Time expressions used with past simple tense
  • The negative and positive forms of regular verbs
  • The negative and positive forms of irregular verbs
  • The negative and positive forms of to be in past simple tense

You can try out worksheet here decide whether it's suitable or not for your EFL class.

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