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What were you doing when the blizzard hit?




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Extreme Weather and Natural Disasters
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I) Choose the proper news headline.
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II. Complete the statements. Use the pictures for help?
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III. Complete the dialogue. Use simple Past or Past Continuous.
Tim:�Did you hear about the storm yesterday?
Bill: I sure did. Actually, I��(eat) dinner in a restaurant when
����� the blizzard �(hit).
Tim: Really? Weren't you scared?
Bill: Of course, I was. Some friends of mine �(walk) when
����� the storm �(start). Others �(ride) their bikes home.
Tim: How �you �(get) home?
Bill: I��(not-go) home. I �(have) to stay in the restaurant.
Tim: Really?
Bill: Yeah. So I �(eat) dinner twice.
Tim: �you still �(eat) when the storm �(stop)?
Bill: No, I���(not-eat) anymore. Actually, by that time,
����� I �(sleep) over�the�dinner table.
Tim:�Gosh!����
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