Verbal Tenses - Unit 12

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

EXERCISE A

A group of people were staying in a hotel. One evening the fire alarm went off. Use the words in parentheses to make sentences saying what each person was doing at the time.

Example:   (Michael / take / a bath)   Michael was taking a bath.

 

1.

(Ann / write / a letter in her room)
Ann  .

2.

(George / get / ready to go out)
George  .

3.

(Carol and Dennis / have / dinner)
Carol and Dennis  .

4.

(Tom / make / a phone call)
Tom  .

 
 

EXERCISE B

Make sentences from the words in parentheses. Put the verbs into the correct form: SIMPLE PAST or PAST CONTINUOUS. 

Example:  (I / fall / asleep when I / watch / TV).   I fell asleep when I was watching TV.

 

1.

(the phone / ring / while I / take a shower)
The phone  .

2.

(it / begin / to rain while I / walk / home)
.

3.

(we / see / an accident while we / wait / for the bus)
.

EXERCISE C

Put the verb into the correct form: PAST CONTINUOUS or SIMPLE PAST.

Example:  While Tom was cooking (cook) dinner, the phone rang (ring).

 

1.

George  (fall) off the ladder while he  (paint) the ceiling.

2.

Last night I  (read) in the bed when suddenly I  (hear) a scream.

3.

(you/watch) TV when I called you?

4.

Ann  (wait) for me when I  (arrive).

5.

(not/drive) very fast when the accident  (happened).

6.

(break) a plate last night. I  (wash) the dishes when it  (slip) out of my hand.

7.

Tom  (take) a picture of me while I  (not/look).

8.

We  (not/go) out because it  (rain).

9.

What  (you/do) at this time yesterday?

10.

(see) Carol at the party. She  (wear) a new dress.

 

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