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The Past Continuous Tense: Exercise 2

By | February 28, 2015

Instruction: Combine each pair of sentences with when or while. Write all the possible combinations. Example: It was raining. My friend showed up. It was raining when my friend showed up. My friend showed up when it was raining. My friend showed up while it was raining. 1. I was studying English. The power blacked out. 2. Rina… Read More »

The Past Continuous Tense: Exercise 1

By | February 27, 2015

Instruction:Put the verb in brackets in the past continuous tense. 1. It was 7 PM. I (watch) … television. My sister (read) … a magazine. 2. Maria (sleep) … when someone knocked at the door. 3. I (read) … a history book when the accident happened. 4. While Jono (paint) … the room walls, he heard a loud… Read More »

The Simple Past Tense: Exercise 1

By | February 14, 2015

Instruction: Put each of the following sentences into the simple past tense. After that, make the sentence into an interrogative and negative one. Use ‘yesterday’ as the time signal. Example: Maria is budy today. a. Maria was busy yesterday. b. Was Maria busy yesterday? c. Maria was not busy yesterday. 1. Lisa is happy today. 2. The room… Read More »