Lesson 46 - Health - Grammar(part2)

Exercise 1

Choose the right answer

Exercise 2

Open the brackets, using Present Continuous or Past Continuous

1. I (to write) an English exercise now.
2. I (to write) an English exercise at this time yesterday.
3. My little sister (to sleep) now.
4 My little sister (to sleep) at this time yesterday.
5. My friends (not to do) their homework now. They (to play) volleyball.
6. My friends (not to do) their homework at seven o'clock yesterday. They (to play) volleyball.
7.She (to read) the whole evening yesterday.
8. She (not to read) now.
9. Now she (to go) to school.
10. What you (to do) now? — I (to drink) tea.
11. You (to drink) tea at this time yesterday? — No, I (not to drink) tea at this time yesterday, I (to eat) a banana.
12. My sister is fond of read¬ing. She (to read) the whole evening yesterday, and now she (to read) again.
13. Look! My cat (to play) with a ball.
14. When I went out into the garden, the sun (to shine) and birds (to sing) in the trees.
15. You (to eat) ice cream now?
16. You (to eat) ice cream when I rang you up yesterday?
17. What your father (to do) now?
18. What your father (to do) from eight till nine yesterday?
19. Why she (to cry) now?

Exercise 3

Обратите внимание на обстоятельства времени, характерные для Past Continuous:
at... o’clock yesterday
when mother came home
from 5 till 6 yesterday
the whole evening

Put the verb into the correct form, past continuous or past simple

1. Jenny ….. (wait) for me when I …. (arrive).
2. What…(you/do) at this time yesterday? I was asleep.
3. … (you/go) out last night? No, I was too tired.
4. How fast … (you/drive) when the accident …(happen).
5. Sam …(take) a photograph of me while I …(not/looking)
6. We were in a very difficult position. We (not/know) what to do.
7. I haven’t seen Alan for ages. When I last …(see) him, he … (try) to find a job.
8. I …(walk)walk along the street when suddenly I … (hear) footsteps behind me. Somebody … (follow) me. I was scared and I … (start) to run.
9. When I was young, I … (want) to be a pilot.
10. Last night I … (drop) a plate when I … (do) the washing up. Fortunately it … (not/break).

Exercise 4

Open the brackets, using Past Simple or Past Continuous

Exercise 5

Put the verbs into Past Simple or Past Continuous.

1. _____ you _____ (to wait) for me at 5 p.m.? — Yes, I ____.
2. They_____ (to finish) their work at 11 o’clock and ______ (to come) home.
3. It _____ (to grow) dark, so we______(to decide) to return.
4. While Jack _______(to sit) by the window, we______ (to work) on a project
5. A young man (to run) out into the street. He ______(to carry) a cat in his hands.
6. What______you______(to do) when I ______(to phone) you yesterday?
7. John______(to listen) to the radio when the batteries ______(to run) out.
8. The robbers______(to steal) the car and they _____ (to drive) away.
9. She______(to go) to buy a dress, but a thief _____ (to steal) all her money.
10. She______ (to slip),______ (to fall) over and______ (to break) her leg.
11. I saw a light in your window as I ______ (to go) by.
12. Yesterday while I ______ (to walk) down Cherry Lane, I ______ (to meet) Thomas, an old friend of mine.