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MIXED TENSE EXERCISES - SIMPLE PRESENT/ PRESENT CONTINUOUS/ SIMPLE PAST/ PAST CONTINOUS/PRESENT PERFECT/PRESENT PERFECT CONTINOUS
Mixed exercises: PAST SIMPLE
Mixed Tense Exercises ( Simple Present - Simple Past - Present Rerfect - Present Continuous )
FCE Grammar Exercises
Review of past tenses - 1
1. Please choose the most suitable verb form for the sentence
a) I was walking down the street yesterday. I passed the supermarket and suddenly remembered I
b) While I
the film, there was a power-cut
c) Did you know that I
used to be
an airline pilot
d) By the time we ran back to the flat to close the window, the bird
the bus at the time of the accident?
f) She was so angry she missed the party, the only reason she didn't go because no-one
used to play
a lot more football than I do now
h) My girlfriend
to the restaurant before, so she knew exactly what to order.
i) I forgot to tell you, yesterday while I
, I saw that American man you like.
j) What on earth
had been doing
did you do
were you doing
when I walked into your room yesterday?
1. Please choose whether the
verb form is suitable or unsuitable
a) While we
dinner, the plumber knocked on the door.
to this restaurant before.
c) Apart from the delays at the airport, they
their holiday last year.
d) I didn't know you
a new house.
did you wear
to the wedding last week.
f) When I woke up in the morning I remembered exactly what
g) 'What a disaster of a week !' the woman thought. Everything
h) We all wanted to believe her but we suspected she
Were you walking
to work everyday when you lived in Spain?
j) We tried to cook yorkshire puddings, but we didn't really know what we
by Oliver Smith
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