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1drank 2 played 3 walked 4 prepared 5 hurried 6 spoke 7 wrote 8 begun 9 bought 10 grew 11 left 12 lost 13 woke up 14 lit 15 cycled 16 bought 17 met 2. 1. did design 3 2. 3. 4. 5. 4. 1). worked 2) did you live 3) didn't study 4) travelled 5 Did they visit 6) didn't watch 7). bought 8) did you teach 9) didn't think 10) cooked 11) Did Lucy read 12) didn't write 13) had 14 did you go 15) loved 2. went 3. visited 4. did not help 5. did not 7. did not crash 8. took off 9. Did phone 6. did 10. did not drink

1. forgot cant saw - arrived did you close - left failed - was not felt - let

16) didn't meet 17) Did she swim 18) didn't play 19) tried 20) did you eat 5. past tense continous 1. When I phoned my friends, they were playing monopoly. 2. Yesterday at six I was preparing dinner. 3. The kids were playing in the garden when it suddenly began to rain. 4. I was practising the guitar when he came home. 5. We were not cycling all day. 6. While Aaron was working in his room, his friends were swimming in the pool. 7. I tried to tell them the truth but they were not listening . 8. What were you doing yesterday? 9. Most of the time we were sitting in the park. 6. . past tense continous 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. When I phoned my friends, they (play) were playing monopoly. Yesterday at six I (prepare) was preparing dinner. The kids (play) were playing in the garden when it suddenly began to rain. I (practise) was practicing the guitar when he came home. We (not / cycle) were not cycling / weren't cycling all day. While Alan (work) was working in his room, his friends (swim) were swimmingin the pool. 7. I tried to tell them the truth but they ( not/listen) were not listening / weren't listening. 8. What (you / do) were you doing yesterday? 9. Most of the time we (sit) were sitting in the park. 10. I (listen) were listening to the radio while my sister (watch) was watching TV. 11. When I arrived, They (play) were playing cards. 12. We (study) were studying English yesterday at 4:00 pm. 7. past tense continous 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. The pirates were fighting for the treasure. We were discussing the problem. The candle was burning. The cat was chasing the mice. The mice were running away from the cat.

8. Exercise on Past Perfect Simple


1. The storm destroyed the sandcastle that we had built . 2. He had not been to Cape Town before 1997. 3. When she went out to play, she had already done her homework. 4. My brother ate all of the cake that our mum had made . 5. The doctor took off the plaster that he had put on six weeks before. 6. The waiter brought a drink that I had not ordered . 7. I could not remember the poem we had learned the week before. 8. The children collected the chestnuts that had fallen from the tree. 9. Had he phoned Angie before he went to see her in London? 10. She had not ridden a horse before that day.

9. Complete the sentences in Past Perfect Simple (positive).


1. 2. 3. 4. 5. I lost the key that he had given to me. She told me that she had seen a ghost. I went downstairs because I had heard a noise. When they came home, Sue had cooked dinner already. We could not send you a postcard because we had forgotten our address book

10. Write the verbs in Past Perfect Simple. 1. The pupils talked about the film they had watched . 2. I was late for work because I had missed the bus. 3. We lived in the house that my father had built . 4. We admired the picture that Lucy had painted . 5. They watered the trees that they had planted . 6. The teacher corrected the tests that the pupils had written . 7. I received a good mark in my test because I had practised on ego4u. 8. The mail order house did not send me the shirt that I had ordered . 9. I had to clean the floor because my cats had knocked over the flower pots. 10. My friend was in hospital because she had slipped on a banana skin.

11. Complete the sentences below with the simple form of past perfect.

1. had seen 2. had driven

3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

had sold had changed had just gone had died had had had just got had closed had fed

12. Complete the sentences in the Past Perfect Simple. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. We ate cherries from the tree that my grandfather had planted many years before. When we arrived, the show had already started. We went to a place where I had never been before. The teacher wanted to know whether we had read the book. Yesterday I met a friend that I had not seen for ages.

13. past simple sau past continous 1) We were sitting at the breakfast table when the doorbell rang. 2) He met a lot of friendly people while he was working in California. 3) When they left the museum, the sun was shining. 4) The students were playing cards when the teacher came in. 5) While the children were sleeping, their parents were watching TV. 6) It started to rain while she was watering the flowers in her garden. 7) When I opened the door, it was raining. 8) While Henry was having a drink at the bar, his wife was swimming in the sea. 9) He heard a loud bang while he was talking to his friend. 10) While he was taking a shower, his dogs were eating his steaks.

14. Exercitii cu Past simple sau Past Continuous


1. James entered the classroom while the teacher was explaining the tenses. 2. We were waiting for Jane, when suddenly Louis came around the corner. 3. I was cycling through the park, when I heard a strange noise. 4. I fell asleep while I was watching TV last night.

5. He passed her a message when the teacher was not looking. 6. When my uncle was working in the garden, an old friend passed by to see him. 7. Robert fell off the ladder when he was picking cherries. 8. While we were driving to Florence the car broke down. 9. When the girls arrived, the boys were swimming. 10. While the parents were having breakfast, their children took the bus to school.

11. I was jogging in the park, when two squirrels crossed my way. 12. Archimedes discovered the theory of liquids while he was taking a bath. 13. While she was speaking on the phone, the milk boiled over. 14. Caroline burnt her hand when she was ironing her clothes. 15. When I was doing the washing-up, I broke a plate. 16. When Tom arrived, Jenny was watching a documentary on TV. 17. When Albert came home, I was checking my emails. 18. While we were doing a sight-seeing tour, our friends stayed in the hotel. 19. When he woke up, it was raining outside. 20. The phone ring when I sit on the toilet.

21. Tom broke his leg when he was playing volleyball. 22. I was having dinner when I suddenly heard a loud bang. 23. When she was going to school, a friend stopped her. 24. When Jane was doing a language course in Ireland, she visited Dublin. 25. I did not understand what they were talking about.

26. When you came in, I was tidying up my room. 27. While the children were sleeping, the nanny turned off the lights. 28. When I was driving home, I saw an accident. 29. When we were travelling around Scotland, we met some very nice people. 30. When I left the house this morning, the sun was shining.