Grammar: past simple

There are strange things in the dark, dark wood! What are they? Watch and find out!
Sonia gets a new computer game for her birthday. What will happen when she starts playing? Watch and find out!
There's a rock on the line and a train is coming! Can Eric and his friends move the rock in time? Watch and find out!
Goldilocks goes into a house in the forest. What will she find there? Watch and find out!

Where did Gran go at the weekend? Do you know how to use past simple questions? Watch the video and find out!

Listen to a traditional children's song about a clock and a mouse.

Where was this boy last week? Listen to the grammar chant and find out! Can you hear the past simple of the verb to be in the chant?

Jack has some magic beans! What will happen when they start to grow in his garden? Watch and find out!

What did Kitty do at school today? Do you know how to use past simple endings? Watch the video and find out!

What makes you laugh a lot? When was the last time you really laughed out loud? 

One day Little Red Riding Hood goes to visit her granny. Who will she meet in the wood? Watch and find out!
Jessie wants to play in the playground. But he can't ... because he's a dog! Will he be able to go on the swings? Watch and find out!

Practise animal words and noises with this song about Old MacDonald's farm.

It's five o'clock in London and Ryan is watching TV. What time is it in other parts of the world and what are other children doing? Watch and find out!

Do you want to practise using past simple sentences in English?

Do you want to practise using the past simple of the verb to be in English?

A naughty young giant is moving some of the world's famous landmarks! Where will he put them? Watch and find out!
The girl in this story really wants to be a record breaker. Will she break a record? Watch and find out!

Do you like riding a bike? How old were you when you learned to ride a bike? What's your bike like? How often do you ride your bike and where do you go? Do you always wear a helmet?

Can you swim? How old were you when you learned to swim? Do you swim in a pool or in the sea? Do you like swimming? How often do you go swimming?

Teddy has an adventure one day. Why is he in the bin? Watch and find out!

Listen to a song about a lemur and what is happening to her home.

Neila is an alien. She lives on a cold planet and nothing can grow. Can Billy and Splodge help her? Watch and find out!
The marathon is a 42km race! It was first run 2,500 years ago. What is the history of this race? Watch and find out!
Bob the dog has run away into a haunted house. Can the children find Bob? Watch and find out!
A hungry dragon is looking for breakfast. What does Sia do? Watch and find out!
Everyone in the family has a different idea of where to go on holiday. What will they decide? Watch and find out!
Billy and Tom are pretending to be wizards and they are making a magic spell. Will it work?
A horrible monster has locked the princess up in a tower. Can anybody rescue her? Watch and find out!
Quinine is a medicine that helps to fight malaria. How was quinine discovered? Watch and find out!

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