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PAST CONTINUOUS - МИНУЛИЙ ТРИВАЛИЙ ЧАС (ВПРАВИ З ВІДПОВІДЯМИ) - 9 КЛАС

 

PAST CONTINUOUS - МИНУЛИЙ ТРИВАЛИЙ ЧАС

 


Минулий тривалий час вживається для опису дій, які тривали у певний час

у минулому.

Стверджувальна   форма   минулого  тривалого   часу   утворюється з

винористанням   допоміжного  дієслова was/were   та   основного дієлова з

закінченням -іng.



I/he/she/it + was +  Ving

You/we/they + were + Ving


Наприклад:


Anna was washing the dishes at 6 o'clock yesterday evening.

We were sunbathing all the morning yesterday.

 

 


1. Make up the sentences using the Past Continuous Tense.


1) We/to plant/the trees/all morning/yesterday.

2) Frank/ to work/in the garage/from 2 till 5 oTclock last Saturday.

3) Children/to train/in the gym/at 7 o'clock yesterday.

4) It/ to snow/heavily/all the day/last Monday.

5) At 11 o'clock yesterday morning1/Mr Brooks and his son/to wash/the car.

6) Nelly/to talk/on the phone/at 3 o'clock yesterday.

7) Some girls/to play/tennis/at this time/yesterday.

8) You/to have/ lunch/from 1 till 2 o'clock last Wednesday.

9) Some workers/to load/the boxes/into the lorry/at that time,

10) Alice/to clean/ the flat/a 11 the afternoon/yesterday.

 

 

 

 


1) We were planting the trees all morning yesterday.
2) Frank was working; in the garage from 2 till 5 o'clock last Saturday.
3) Children were training in the gym at 7 o'clock yesterday.
4) It was snowing heavily all the day last Monday.
5) At 11 o'clock yesterday morning Mr Brooks and his son were washing the car.
6) Nelly was talking on the phone at 3 o'clock yesterday.
7) Some girls were playing tennis at this time yesterday.
8) You were having lunch from 1 till 2 o'clock last Wednesday.
9) Some workers were loading the boxes into the lorry at that time.
10) Alice was cleaning the flat all the afternoon yesterday.

 

 

 

 


2. Put the verbs in brackets into the Past Continuous Tense.


1) Pam and Bob ... (to ski) all the day last Sunday.

2) Margaret ... (to shop) with her cousin from morning; till evening yesterday.

3) The secretary ... (to prepare) the report for her boss at 10 o'clock yesterday morning.

4) The police ... (to chase) the burglars for two hours yesterday.

5) Little Den ... (toplay) chess with his grandpa at б o'clock last Friday.

6) Nick and Martin ... (to work) in the science laboratory from 3 to 7 o'clock in the evening last Thursday.

) At 5 o'clock yesterday we ... (to sit) at an outdoor cafe.

8) Sandy and I ... (to study) for our English test all the day last Tuesday.

9) The doctor ... (to examine) a patient when the ambulance arrived yesterday.

10) You ... (to plant) the flowers from 9 to 11 o'clock on Friday morning.

 

 

 


1) Pam and Bob were skiing all the day last Sunday.
2) Margaret was shopping with her cousin from morning till evening yesterday.
3) The secretary was preparing the report for her boss at 10 o'clock yesterday morning.
4) The police were chasing the burglars for two hours yesterday.
5) Little Den was playing chess with his grandpa at 6 o'clock last Friday.
6) Nick and Martin were working in the science laboratory from 3 to 7 o'clock in the evening last Thursday.
7) At   5   o'clock   yesterday   we   were   sitting  at  an   outdoor   cafe.
8) Sandy and I were studying for our English test all the day last Tuesday.
9) The doctor was examining a patient when the ambulance arrived yesterday evening.
10) You were planting the flowers from 9 to 11 o'clock on Friday morning,

 

 

 

 


Показники часу, які вживаються з минулим тривалим часом: when, while, as.


- While вживається, коли дві дїї, названі в одному реченні, відбуваються одночасно:

Greg was matting tea while Liz was cutting breed for sandwiches.


- When та as вживаються, якщо одна дія, названа в реченні, триває, а інша дія її перериває:

Ted was reading when (as) his mobile phone rang.

 

 



3. Circle the correct item.


1) Professor Scott was reading some papers while /as his assistant came into the laboratory.

2) Mary was cooking a vegetable salad while/when she found out that there wasn't any salt in the box.

3) While/As Lisa was writing a test, her friend was waiting for her outdoors.

4) Sheila was weeding cucumbers while /when her younger sister was picking strawberries.

5) While/When Charlie entered the classroom, his teacher was explaining something to his classmates.

6) While/As two women were talking, their children were playing badminton on the playground.

7) Sam was repairing his bike in the backyard while/as he heard a cry for help.

8) While/As I was doing the washing-up, I broke a plate.

 

 


1) as; 2) when; 3) While; 4) while; 5) When; 6) While; 7) as; 8) As.

 

 


4. Complete the sentences with when or while.


1) Ron was watching TV ... his neighbour rang the doorbell.

2) ... Jessica was typing a report, Henry was surfing the Net in search of some information for the History project.

3) Roger was having a cup of coffee ... his wife was drying her hair.

4) ... the rescue brigade found the injured man, he was lying unconscious on the ground.

5) ... Monica was sunbathing, Mick and Tom were playing beach volleyball with some other boys.

6) Mr Stevens was looking through some documents ... the light in the office suddenly went out,

7) ... I was vacuuming the carpet in the living room, my sister was dusting the furniture in the bedrooms.

8) The travellers were walking through the wood ... they heard a loud rumble of thunder.

 

 


1) when; 2) While; 3) while; 4) When; 5) While; 6) when; 7) While; 8) when.

 



5. Make the sentences negative and interrogative.


1) You were discussing a report with your colleague.

2) Stuart was waiting for a bus at the bus stop.

3) The doctor was operating on a patient.

4) Tourists were listening to the guide's story.

5) The sun was shining in the sky.

6) We were having a picnic near the river.

7) The birds were singing in the park.

8) Janet was washing her hair in the bathroom.

9) Carol and Wendy were having lunch in a cafeteria.

10) Eddy was exercising on the sports ground then.

 

 

 

 


1) You weren't discussing a report with your colleague. Were you discussing a report with your colleague?
2) Stuart wasn't waiting for a bus at the bus stop. Was Stuart waiting for a bus at the bus stop?
3) The doctor wasn't operating on a patient. Was the doctor operating on a patient?
4) Tourists weren't listening to the guide's story. Were tourists listening to the guide's story?
5) The sun wasn't shining in the sky. Was the sun shining in the sky?
6) We weren't having a picnic near the river. Were we having a picnic near the river?
7) The birds weren't singing in the park. Were the birds singing in the park?
8) Janet wasn't washing her hair in the bathroom. Was Janet washing her hair in the hath room?
9) Carol and Wendy weren't having lunch in a cafeteria. Were Carol and Wendy having lunch in a cafeteria?
10) Eddy wasn't exercising on the sports ground then. Was Eddy exercising on the sports ground then?

 

 

 

 


6. Find mistakes and correct them.


1) Amanda and Dolly was preparing for the party all day yesterday.

2) James was washing his bike while his neighbour came up to him.

3) Were Ron and Frank having a driving lesson at 6 o'clock yesterday? — Yes, they was.

4) We were decorated the hall for the exhibition all the morning yesterday.

5) I were looking through the mail at 10 o'clock last morning.

6) Was Mark and Vicky preparing their project from 3 to 7 yesterday? — Yes, they were.

7) Was Rosy cooking supper when you came home yesterday evening? — No, she was.

8) Was you sleeping when I phoned you yesterday? — Yes, I was.

9) When was talking to the shop assistant, my little son was playing with his new toy car.

10) You were waiting for the doctor at o'clock yesterday? — No, I wasn't.

 

 

 

 

 


1) Amanda and Dolly were preparing for the party all day yesterday.
2) James was washing his bike when his neighbour came up to him.
3) Were Ron and Frank having a driving lesson at 6 o'clock yesterday? — Yes, they were.
4) We were decorating the hall for the exhibition all the morning yesterday.
5) I was looking through the mail at 10 o'clock last morning.
6) Were Mark and Vicky preparing their project from 3 to 7 yesterday? — Yes, they were,
7) Was Rosy cooking supper when you came home yesterday evening? — No, she wasn't.
8) Were you sleeping when I phoned you yesterday? — Yes, I was.
9) While I was talking to the shop assistant, my little son was playing with his new toy car.
10) Were you waiting for the doctor at 2 o'clock yesterday? — No, I wasn't.

 

 

 


7. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct form.


1) ... your neighbour ... (to play) the violin at 10 o'clock yesterday evening? — No, he ... . He ... (to listen) to some rock group

at that time.

2) ... you ... (to take) a shower at 8 o'clock in the morning? — Yes, I ....

3) Pam ... (not to watch) a show on TV at that time. She ... (to wash) the vegetables for the salad.

4) Ella ... (to feed) the swans swimming in the lake while David ... (to take) some photos.

5) ... the car ... (to move) fast while the children ... (to cross) the street? — No, it ... . The man in the car ... (to drive) very

slowly.

6) ... Betty and Sally ... (to gather) apples all the morning yesterday? — Yes, they ... . I ... (to wash) them and our granny ...

(to make) apple jam.

7) Little Tom and his friend ... (to play) with a puppy in front of the house while Tom's grandpa ... (to read) a newspaper.

8) The siren ... (to wait) while the ambulance ... (to drive) towards the place of the accident.

9) ... it ... (to snow) as you ... (to walk) home? — Yes, it ... and a cold wind ... (to blow).

10) Andy and Ted ... (not to ride) their bikes all the day last Sunday. They ... (to roller skate) in the park.

 

 

 

 



1) Was your neighbour playing the violin at 10 o'clock yesterday evening? — No, he wasn't. He was listening to some rock group at that time.
2) Were you taking a shower at 8 o'clock in the morning? — Yes, I was.
3) Pam wasn't watching a show on TV at that time. She was washing the vegetables for the salad.
4) Ella was feeding the swans swimming in the lake while David was taking some photos.
5) Was the car moving fast while the children were crossing the street? — No, it wasn't. The man in the car was driving very slowly.
6) Were Betty and Sally gathering apples all the morning yesterday? — Yes, they were. I was washing them and our granny was making apple jam.
7) Little Tom and his friend were playing with a puppy in front of the house while Tom's grandpa was reading a newspaper.
8) The siren was wailing while the ambulance was driving towards the place of the accident.
9) Was it snowing as you were walking home? — Yes, it was and a cold wind was blowing.
10) Andy and Ted weren't riding their bikes all the day last Sunday. They were roller skating in the park.

 

 

 

 


8. Make up the sentences using the Past Continuous Tense.


1) Tina/to peel/some apples/for the pie/in the kitchen.

2) Mr Heel/to hang/the picture/in. the hall/at that time?

3) We/to clean/the windows/in the classroom/at 2 o'clock yesterday.

4) I/not to listen/to the lecture then.

5) You/to mend/the fence/yesterday morning?

6) Phil/not to sleep/at that time/yesterday.

7) The boys/to walk/towards the stadium/at 6 o'clock yesterday.

8) Some noises/to come/from behind the door.

9) It/to rain/heavily/all day/yesterday?

10) Greg/not to fix/the microwave/at that time.

 

 

 


1) Tina was peeling some apples for the pie in the kitchen.
2) Was Mr Heel hanging the picture in the hall at that time?
3) We were cleaning the windows in the classroom at 2 o'clock yesterday.
4) I wasn't listening to the lecture then.
5) Were you mending the fence yesterday morning?
6) Phil wasn't sleeping at that time yesterday.
7) The boys were walking towards the stadium at 6 o'clock yesterday.
8) Some noises were coming from behind the door.
9) Was it raining heavily all day yesterday?
10) Greg wasn't fixing the microwave at that time.

 

 

 



9. Translate into English.


1) Діти голосно розмовляли на майданчику перед школою.

2) Вчора о третій ви готувались до іспиту в бібліотеці? — Hi, я писав реферат.

3) Том не працював у гаражі вчора о шостій. У цей час він дивився свою улюблену передачу по телевізору.

4) Важкі хмари вкривали небо. Вітер ставав сильнішим.

5) Ви грали в теніс учора вранці? — Так, ми грали з дев'ятої до пів на одинадцяту.

6) Поки Джек приймав душ, Лінда спостерігала за дітьми, які бігали на подвір'ї перед будинком.

7) Ви так голосно сміялись учора ввечері! — Так, Том весь вечір розповідав нам кумедні історії про свій вІдпочинок на

морі.

8) Учора о сьомій Олена ще працювала в офісі? — Hi, саме тоді вона вечеряла у кав'ярні з подругою.

9) ДІана щось пояснювала своему братові, поки вони йшли до автобусної зупинки.

10) Дівчина повільно гортала сторінки журналу, але вона не дивилась ні на фотографії, ні на тексти статей. Вона

думала про той загадковий телефонний дзвінок та слова незнайомця.

 

 


1) Children were speaking loudly on the playground in front of the school.
2) Were you preparing for the exam in the library at 3 o'clock yesterday? — No, I was writing a report.
3) Tom wasn't working in the garage at 6 o'clock yesterday. At that time he was watching his favourite programme on TV.
4) Heavy clouds were covering the sky. The wind was getting stronger.
5) Were you playing tennis yesterday morning? — Yes, we were playing from nine till half past ten.
6) While Jack was taking a shower, Linda was watching the children who were running in the yard in front of the house.
7) You were laughing so loudly all the evening yesterday! — Yes, Tom was telling funny stories about his rest at the seaside all the evening.
8) Was Helen still working in the office at 7 o'clock yesterday? — No, just then she was having supper with her friend in a cafe.
9) Diana was explaining something to her brother while they were walking towards the bus stop.
10) A girl was slowly turning over the pages of a magazine but she wasn't looking either at the photos or at the texts of the articles. She was thinking about that mysterious phone call and the words of the stranger.

 

 

 

 

 


10. Make up the sentences using the Past Continuous Tense.


1) Sally/to sit/in the armchair/with a magazine/in her hands.

2) Brian and Tony /not to train/in the gym/at that time/last Thursday.

3) What/Nelly/to do/in the school library/so late/ yesterday?

4) Why/your boss/to speak/to you/so angrily/ yesterday morning?

5) You/not to mow/the lawn/at that time/last Saturday.

6) Where/Nigel and Mike/to return from/at 9 o'clock yesterday evening?

7) Greg/to polish/the car/while/ Phil/to pump up/the tyres.

8) Who/you/to wait for/in the hotel hall/at 4 o'clock yesterday?

9) What/the builders/to paint/all day yesterday?

10) Who/to dine/with you/in a cafe/last night?

 

 


1) Sally was sitting in the armchair with a magazine in her hands.
2) Brian and Tony weren't training in the gym at that time last Thursday.
3) What was Nelly doing in the school library so late yesterday?
4) Why was your boss speaking to you so angrily yesterday morning?
5) You weren't mowing the lawn at that time last Saturday.
6) Where were Nigel and Mike returning from at 9 o'clock yesterday evening?
7) Greg was polishing the car while Phil was pumping up the tyres.
8) Who were you waiting for in the hotel hall at 4 o'clock yesterday?
9) What were the builders painting all day yesterday?
10) Who was dining with you in a cafe last night?

 

 


11. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct form.


1) What ... Amanda ... (to do) in the garden from 4 to 7 o'clock yesterday? — She ... (to plant) roses.

2) Where ... Ben and Simon ... (to stay) during their trip to Budapest? ... they ... (to stay) in a hotel? — No, they ... . They ... (to

stay) at the house of Ben's friend.

3) What song ... you ... (to listen) to when I came into your room yesterday evening? — I ... (to listen) to a new song of my

favourite singer Ani Lorak.

4) Who ... (to wait) for you in the hall at 11 o'clock yesterday? — It ... (tо he) my cousin Jack. He ... (to wait) for me while I ...

(to speak) to my Biology teacher.

5) ... Samantha ... (to watch) TV when you came home yesterday? — No, she .... She ... (already to sleep).

6) Who ... Janet... (to buy) a T-shirt for in the department store yesterday morning? — She ... (not to buy) a T-shirt. She ...

(to choose) a dress for her little niece.

7) Why ... Nigel ... (to repair) his car all the day yesterday? — Because he ... (to prepare) the car for the journey to the seaside.

8) Where ... Patrick and Alex ... (to swim) all the morning yesterday? — I think they ... (to snorkel) in a distant bay out of the

town.

9) What ... Mrs Adams ... (to tell) you about yesterday afternoon? — She ... (to ask) me about my new job.

10) Where ... Nora ... (to celebrate) her birthday last Saturday? — She ... (to celebrate) her birthday in a night club with her

friends.

 

 

 

 


1) What was Amanda doing in the garden from 4 to 7 o'clock yesterday? — She was planting roses.
2) Where were Ben and Simon staying during their trip to Budapest? Were they staying in a hotel? — No, they weren't. They were staying at the house of Ben's friend.
3) What song were you listening to when I came into your room yesterday evening? — I was listening to a new song of my favourite singer Ani Lorak.
4) Who was waiting for you in the hall at 11 o'clock yesterday? — It was my cousin Jack, He was waiting for me while I was speaking to my Biology teacher.
5) Was Samantha watching TV when you came home yesterday? — No, she wasn't. She was already sleeping.
6) Who was Janet buying a T-shirt for in the department store yesterday morning? — She wasn't buying a T-shirt. She was choosing a dress for her little niece.
7) Why was Nigel repairing his car all the day yesterday? — Because he was preparing the car for the journey to the seaside.
8) Where were Patrick and Alex swimming all the morning yesterday? — I think they were snorkelling in a distant bay out of the town.
9) What was Mrs Adams telling you about yesterday afternoon? — She was asking me about my new job.
10) Where was Nora celebrating her birthday last Saturday? — She was celebrating her birthday in a night club with her friends.

 

 

 

 

 


12. Translate into English.


1) Що ви робили вчора ввечерІ? — Нас відвідували наші друзі. Ми пили чай, моя дружина показувала фотографії, а мій

друг розповідав про свою нову роботу.

2) 3 ким секретар розмовляла вчора вранці? — Вона розмовляла з нашим новим діловим партнером.

3) Де діти грали вчора пїсля урокїв? — Вони грали у волейбол на майданчику перед школою з другої до п'ятої.

4) Хто репетирував в актовій залі вчора о десятій ранку? — Наш шкільний драмгурток. Вони готувались до

фестивалю.

5) Коли Сандра друкувала цю статтю? — Вона друкувала її вчора о сьомій вечора.

6) 3 ким Джон розмовляв учора під час обідньої перерви? — Він розмовляв з на­шим менеджером. Вони обговорювали

план роботи на осінь.

7) Що Ольга робила вчора весь день? — Уранці вона прибира­ла квартиру, а ввечері допомагала подрузі готувати

святкову вечерю. ЇЇ подруга вчора святкувала свій день народження.

8) О котрій Ден учора працював за комп'ютером? — Він працював з десятої ранку до шостої вечора,

9) Як довго хірург учора оперував пацієнта? — Він оперував пацієнта дві з половиною години.

10) Кому Гордон телефонував учора о п'ятїй? — Він телефонував своему агенту з нерухомості. Вони обговорювали

купівлю якогось будинку,

 

 

 

 


1) What were you doing yesterday evening? — Our friends were visiting us. We were drinking tea, my wife was showing photos and my friend was telling about his new job.
2) Who was the secretary talking to yesterday morning? — She was talking to our new business partner.
3) Where were the children playing after the lessons yesterday? — They were playing volleyball on the playground in front of the school from two till five o'clock.
4) Who was rehearsing in the assembly hall at ten o'clock in the morning yesterday? — Our school Drama Club, They were preparing for the festival.
5) When was Sandra typing this article? — She was typing it at seven o'clock yesterday evening,
6) Who was John talking to during lunchtime yesterday? — He was talking to our manager. They were discussing the working plan for autumn.
7) What was 01 ga doing all day yesterday? — She was cleaning the flat in the morning, and in the evening she was helping her friend to cook festive supper. Her friend was celebrating her birthday yesterday.
8) What time was Den working on the computer yesterday? — He was working from ten o'clock in the morning till six o'clock in the evening.
9) How long was the surgeon operating on a patient? — He was operating on a patient for two hours and a half.
10) Who was Gordon calling at five o'clock yesterday? — He was calling his estate agent. They were discussing the purchase of some house.

 


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