Grammar Self Study – Past Simple/Continuous Part II(過去形/過去進行形2)


(Print this assignment and complete it first. Then, come back and click each drop down menu list to check your answers.)
Directions: Put the verbs in parenthesis in the correct simple past or past progressive form.

I saw (see) Sue in town yesterday but she ________________ (not/see) me. She ________________ (look) the other way.

2. I ________________ (meet) Tom and Ann at the airport a few weeks ago. They ________________ (go) to Madrid. We ________________ (have) a chat while we ________________ (wait) for our flights.
3. I ________________ (cycle) home yesterday when suddenly a man ________________ (step) out into the road in front of me. I ________________ (go) quite fast but luckily I ________________ (manage) to stop in time and ________________ (not/hit) him.
Put the verbs into the correct simple past or past continuous form:
1. Jane________________(wait) for me when I________________(arrive).
2. "What ________________ (you/do) this time yesterday?" "I was asleep."
3. " ________________ (you/go) out last night?" "No, I was too tired."
4. "Was Carol at the party last night?" "Yes, she ________________ (wear) a really nice dress."
5. How fast ________________ (you/drive) when the accident ________________ (happen)?
6. John ________________ (take) a photograph of me while I ________________ (not/look).
7. We were in a very difficult position. We ________________ (not/know) what to do.
8. I haven’t seen Alan for ages. When I last ________________ (see) him, he ________________ (try) to find a job in London.
9. I ________________ (walk) along the street when suddenly I ________________ (hear) footsteps behind me. Somebody ________________ (follow) me. I was frightened and I ________________ (start) to run.
10. When I was young, I ________________(want) to be a bus driver.