Past tense in Yesterday Beatles' song

giuliamontre January 20, 2019

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
While listening to the song, choose the correct option of the verb. All verbs are in the past tense.
Scene summary:
Paul McCartney is singing his famous song Yesterday ((remastered version 2010))
Video length: 2 minutes 33 seconds
Video genre: Music video
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License
First published: 2019-01-20, 12:42:11 (GMT+1)
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KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) Yesterday, all my troubles ... so far away

  • seemed
  • seems
  • seem

2) Suddenly, I'm not half the man I ... to be.

  • use
  • used
  • choose

3) Oh, yesterday ... suddenly.

  • come
  • comes
  • came

4) Why she ... to go,

  • has
  • had
  • have

5) She ... say

  • wouldn't
  • wanted
  • would

6) I ... something wrong

  • say
  • said
  • have said

7) Love ... such an easy game to play

  • is
  • was
  • has

About the author

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

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nikulina
2019-01-20 13:18:46
Thanks a lot!!!
teacherluzzz
2019-01-21 02:11:28
that's a nice exercise!! thanks :)
paoland
2019-01-21 06:27:53
Nice idea, thanks!
annval5
2019-01-21 13:57:10
Thanks a lot
sylviastevenson
2019-01-21 16:00:14
This is a great resource - thank you!
carlitaandrade
2019-01-21 19:18:06
Thanks a lot !!
jokoismanto
2019-01-21 21:54:05
nice job. tks.