Past continuous and simple past tense 1. While Tom (read) Amely (watch) a documentary on TV. 2.

Marvin (come) home, (switch) on the computer and (check) his emails. 3. The thief (sneak) into the house, (steal) the jewels and (leave) without a trace. 4. Nobody (listen) while the teacher (explain) the tenses. 5. While we (do) a sight-seeing tour, our friends (lie) on the beach. 6. He (wake) up and (look) at his watch. 7. While we (listen) to the radio, the telephone (ring). 8. Kate (stand) up and (answer) it. 9. As I (drive) to work yesterday, a car (crashed) in front of me. 10. We (arrive) in Paris yesterday and the sun (shine). 11. People (sunbath) on the beach and big yachts (sail) near the harbour. 12. We (sit) at the breakfast table when the doorbell (ring). 13. He (meet) a lot of friendly people when he (be) in California. 14. When they (leave) the museum, the sun (shine). 15. The students (play) cards when the teacher (come) in. 16. While the children (sleep), their parents (watch) TV. 17. When I (open) the door, it (rain). 18. He (hear) a loud bang while he (talk) with his friends. 19. I (go) to Jakarta last Sunday and (stay) at Mulya Hotel. 20. We (swim) at the beach when the rain (pour).