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Yesterday - The Past - Questions and Answers

When asking questions about the past, you can ask questions like:

"How did you enjoy the movie?"
"What time did you get home last night?"
"How was your date with Jackie?"
"How was the traffic going to the airport?"
"What have you been up to?"
"What did you do last weekend?"
"How was the party?"
"How come you didn't come to class yesterday?"
"How did your presentation go?"

Here are some ways you can answer these types of questions.  Remember to use past tense because these actions already occurred.

"How did you enjoy the movie?"
"It was a long movie, but overall, the movie was great."
"I really didn't like the movie.  It was slow and boring."
"I enjoyed the movie so much that I saw it again."

"What time did you get home last night?"
"I got home at two in the morning."
"I didn't make it home until eleven last night."
"I made it home at midnight."

"How was your date with Jackie?"
"The date went so well.  We had dinner at a seafood restaurant.  And then we saw a movie together."
"I don't think it went too well.  We hardly had anything to talk about.  I really thought Jackie was bored to death."
"The date was alright.  She called me this morning to go out again, but I haven't responded yet."

"What have you been up to?"
"I just graduated from school so I'm happy that I'm done."
"I met Jackie yesterday and we spent the evening together in a nice restaurant."
"The only thing I have done in the last three months is computer games."

"What did you do last weekend?"
"Last weekend, I visited my parents."
"I went golfing on Saturday.  I shot a great score."
"I stayed home and watched TV all weekend long."

"How come you didn't come to class yesterday?"
"I was very sick yesterday."
"I missed the bus and by the time I got to campus, class was already over."
"I slept in because I didn't hear the alarm ring."

"How did your presentation go?"
"It went ok.  A few of the people asked some tough questions, but overall it was good."
"I messed up so bad.  I brought the wrong folder from my office so I didn't have any notes."
"It was the best presentation of the day.  My boss told me I was organized, focused, and spoke clearly."

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