PRE-INTERMEDIATE, UNIT 3


ADDITIONAL GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY EXERCISES



Past Simple
Past Continuous

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Past Simple


Grammar

Form

verb + ed
    ( )
2-
    ( )

Positive and negative

I (he, she, it, we, you, they) didn't live ...

Question

Where did I (he, she, it, we, you, they) live?

Short answer

Did you like Peter? - Yes, I did. / No, I didn't.

Use

1. .

We played tennis last Sunday.
John left two minutes ago.


* The Past Simple , :
last year, last month, five years ago,
yesterday morning, in 1945


2. .

James Bond came into the room. He took off his coat and sat down on the bed. Suddenly, he noticed somebody behind the curtain. He stood up and walked slowly across the room...

Past Continuous

Grammar

Form

was + verb + -ing
were +
verb + -ing

Positive and negative

I (he, she, it) was (not) working.
We (you, they) were (not) working.

Question

What was I (he, she, it) wearing?
What were you (we, they) wearing?

Short answer

Were you going? - Yes, I was. / No, I wasn't.

Use

, .

'What were you doing at 9.00 last night?'
'I was watching TV.'

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Past Simple Past Continuous



.

  • I was doing my homework at 7.00 last night.
    7:00 . , 7:00 .


  • I did my homework last night.
    , .


  • I was doing my homework when Jack arrived.
    When the teacher arrived, the students were talking.

    - , (doing homework talking) .


  • The teacher arrived. Then they started the lesson.
    .


  • The moon was shining through the window. James Bond came into the room and sat down on the bed.
    Past Continuous , , Past Simple.

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