Past Simple Questions: Holidays

Activity to practise past simple in the context of holidays

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Aim To practise past simple questions and statements in the context of holidays.
Activity Students ask and answer questions to complete a chart.
Organisation Individual and pair work
Preparation Make enough copies of the activity for the number of students in your class.
What do I do?
  1. Hand out the activity and put students into pairs.
  2. Students complete sentences about their last holiday, completing the YOU column.
  3. Students write the question they need to ask their partner in the QUESTION column.
  4. Students ask the questions to their partner, completing the YOUR PARTNER column.

You | Question | Your partner?

I went to… Where did you go? She/he…
I stayed there for…
I travelled by…
I ate…
I bought…
I visited…
In the evenings, I…