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Real English ®  Lesson 42
Simple Past with "Was" & "Were"
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Interviewer: Were you good at school?
Susan: Yes, I was a very good student.

Interviewer: Were you good at school?
Cindy: Yes, I was very good at school.

Interviewer: Were you good at school?
Ian: Yeah, reasonably. Reasonably good, yeah.
Catherine: Yeah, I was. A model student. Model pupil.

Interviewer: Were you good at school?
Ada: I was an average student.

Interviewer: Were you good at school?
Loren: Uhm, so-so.

Interviewer: Were you good at school?
Eloisa: So-so.

Interviewer: Were you good at school?
Margaret: No.

Interviewer: Were you good at school?
Lynn: Yes.
Katie: She was. I wasn't.

Interviewer: Were you good at school?
Colin: Wonderful.
Chris: I wasn't. Hopeless.  

Interviewer: Were you good at school?
Madelaine: Yeah, I think so.

Interviewer: Were you good at school?
Wayne: I don't think so.

Interviewer: Were you good at school?
David: Was I good at the academic side of it, or was I a good boy?
Interviewer: Both.
David: No. I was a bad boy but I was very good at the academic side.

Interviewer: Were you good at school?
Ann: I was pretty good.

Interviewer: How about you, Regina? Were you good at school, in school?
Regina: Yeah, I was, I was definitely an over-achiever at school.

Interviewer: Were you good at school?
Randy: I was excellent at school. Excellent student. Unfortunately, it doesn't  
work the same way in business.  

Interviewer: Were you good at school?
Jim: Yes, I was good at school.
Robin: Yes, he was. He's a really smart guy. He's a lawyer.

Interviewer: Were you good at school?
Gary: Was I good at school?
June: He still is. He teaches.

Interviewer:
Were you good at school?
Jessica: Yes. Very good.
Interviewer: Woo! Were you good at school?
Tracy: Yeah. Just good. Not very good!