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    #1

    I was not

    I was not invited.

    Is this simple past tense active? Is invited a verb here?

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    #2

    Re: I was not

    It's the simple past tense passive.

    Yes.

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    #3

    Re: I was not

    To phrase that with the active simple past tense, you could write "The host did not invite me."
    I am not a teacher.

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