Exercises: Past simple and past continuous II
Ejercicios del pasado simple y pasado continuo II
Completa la forma correcta del verbo en pasado simple o continuo, según corresponda.
1 The teacher (explain) the lesson when the lights (go) out.
The teacher was explaining the lesson when the lights went out.
2 The kid (play) with a bubble but the dog (burst) it.
The kid was playing with a bubble but the dog bursted it.
3 I (not work) last summer, I (be) unemployed.
I did not (didn't) work last summer, I was unemployed.
4 (He / do) a good job while he (work) in your office?
Did he do a good job while he was working in your office?
5 My father (send) me a text message saying they (enjoy) the trip.
My father sent me a message saying they were enjoying the trip.
6 '(They / tidy) their room when you arrived?' 'No, they (start) to do it after we (arrive) .'
'Were they tidying their room?' 'No, they started to do it after we arrived.'
7 We (sit) on the grass while we (watch) a criket.
We were sitting on the grass while we watched a criket.
8 The documentary (be) very interesting, we (can) learn how people (live) many centuries ago.
The documentary was interesting, we could learn how people lived many centuries ago.
9 You (not look) very happy last holidays, you (not smile) as usual.
You didn't look very happy last holidays, you were not (weren't) smiling as usual.
10 '(She / arrive) on time?' 'Yes, the show (start) at that moment.'
'Did she arrive on time?' 'Yes, the show was starting at that moment.'