I was so busy yesterday A0 – Activity 3

I was so busy yesterday A0 – Activity 3

Aim of Activity

10 - 15 minutes

To ask and answer Yes/No-questions with Past Simple. 

Steps for Students

  1. Work in pairs. 
  2. Ask and answer the questions. 
  3. Tell your teacher what your partner’s said. 
  1. Put learners in pairs. 
  2. Share the task with the learners. 
  3. Ask the learners to take it in turns to ask and answer the questions given. 
  4. Check the activity with the whole class. 


Face-to-face class: 


Online class: 

  • share the worksheet on the screen of the teacher’s computer OR 
  • share the worksheet with individual students e.g. on a Google Drive



Demonstrate the activity, by doing the first example together with the learners. 

During the speaking activity, monitor the learners and take notes of common errors for error correction right after the activity or at the beginning of the next lesson. 

After the activity, the teacher can nominate some of the learners to share with the class what they have learnt about their partner. 

As a follow-up activity, learners can write sentences about their partner as part of  their homework. 


Activity attachment

I was so busy yesterday A0 – Activity 3 WORKSHEET