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past simple/ past continuous

Downloadable worksheets:
MULTIPLE CHOICE - FOUR TENSES 1
Level: elementary
Age: 10-14
Downloads: 4836

 
PAST CONTINUOUS AND PAST SIMPLE
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-14
Downloads: 4796

 
THE PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE
Level: elementary
Age: 12-14
Downloads: 3294

 
FOUR TENSES REVIEW -PRESENT SIMPLE- PRESENT CONTINUOUS-PAST SIMPLE AND PAST CONTINUOUS (B&W VERSION+ KEY INCLUDED)
Level: elementary
Age: 12-14
Downloads: 3178

 
Past simple - Past continuous
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 2782

 
Mixed Tenses Revision (B&W + KEY included)
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 2899

 

                     WHEN or WHILE

1. I was making a cake for my son  my husband got home.

2. He was sleeping  his sister was studying for her second Maths exam.
 
3. I had long dark hair  I was six.
 
4. My father always washes his car on Fridays  my mum is cooking.
 
5. Jane gets scared  she watches thriller movies.
 

                    PAST SIMPLE OR PROGRESSIVE

1. I  (want) to become a doctor when I  (be) a child.

2. My brother  (play) football with his friends when I  (arrive) home.
 
3. She  (cry) very much while she  (watch) that movie.
 
4. Micheal  (read) Janet's massage after he  (have) his dinner.
 
5. When Casey  (see) the incident, he  (talk) with Dave.
 
6. I  (need) more money to complete my task here.
 
7. What  you  (do) at the time of the event?
 
8. They  (not accept) coming with us, so they  (stay) in my house at night.
 
9. Sarah  (attend) to the college before her parents  (divorce).
 
10. My boyfriend  (have) breakfast when I  (get up).