Past Continuous. Exercises. Минулий тривалий час. Вправи

Сьогодні ми з вами добре відпрацюємо Past Continuous, але перш, якщо вам необхідно, повторіть теоретичний матеріал.

Вправа 1. Розкрийте дужки, поставивши форму дієслова в Past Continuous.

  • While I ___________ (to copy) the exercise, my friends __________ (to describe a picture.
  • When we came in, the children __________ (to clean) their desks.
  • We met her at the bus stop. She ___________ (to wait) for the bus.
  • Some of the children ________ (to ski) while other children ___________ (to skate). Everybody __________ (to have) a lot of fun.
  • When we came the family ________ (to get) everything ready for Christmas. Bob and Helen _________ (to decorate) the Christmas tree.
  • The girls _________ (to feed) the birds in the garden while the boys _______ (to make) a bird-house.
  • Вправа 2. Прочитайте текст, перекладіть. Підкресліть дієслова у формі Past Continuous. Дайте відповідь на питання:

    . Who broke the window ?

    At 7 o’clock the match started on TV, so Dad was still watching it at 7.30. Mum was sitting in the kitchen. She was quietly reading a woman’s magazine. Rosie was trying on her Mum’s clothes in her room. Nick ‘ s cousins were listening to rock music. It was very loud so they didn’t hear the crash. О 7.30 the dogs were lying in front of the fire and they were sleeping. Nick went into the garden with his friend to play football. So о 7.30 he was still there.


    Вправа 3. Допишіть речення за змістом тексту попереднього вправи, використовуючи дієслова в Past Continuous.

    1. When someone broke the window Dad _________________

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    2. When Mum heard the crash she ___________________

    3. The cousins didn’t hear the noise because they ____________________

    4. The dogs when the noise woke them up. ______________

    5. О 7.30 Nick ________________

    Вправа 4. Дайте короткі і повні відповіді на запитання в Past Continuous.

    Were you going to the cinema at 7 o’clock?

    —Yes, I was. I was going to the cinema.

    — No, I wasn’t. I wasn’t going to the cinema.

  • Were you having dinner at 2 o’clock?
  • Was your friend sitting in the yard when you saw him?
  • Was your mother cooking when you came home?
  • Was your sister reading when you called her?
  • Were the children sitting at their desks when you entered the classroom?
  • Were the little children running along the corridor when the lesson began?
  • Were you doing your homework at 7 o’clock last night?
  • Was your father working in the garden when you asked him to dinner?
  • Вправа 5. Задайте питання до пропозицій, використовуючи слова і вирази в дужках. Дайте відповіді на запитання.

    After the lesson Victor was explaining the new rule, (to you)

    — Was Victor explaining the new rule to you?

    — Yes, he was. He was explaining the new rule to me.

    The children were decorating their classroom. (when)

    — When they were decorating the classroom?

    — They were decorating it after the lessons.

  • When I went into the yard, the boys were playing, (football)
  • When we were playing, Bob was shouting. (loudly)
  • I met Victor in the street. He was running quickly, (where)
  • The weather was fine, the sun was shining, (all day)
  • Nick was watching his little sister in the garden. (why)
  • His sister was helping him to pack his things when I came, (what things)
  • They were cooking dinner at that time (with whom)
  • I was waiting for him at 3 o’clock yesterday. (where)
  • He was looking for something when I came in. (what)
  • They were laughing when I entered the classroom. (why)
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    Вправа 6. Запитайте друзів, що вони робили минулої суботи о 10 годині ранку. Використовуйте наступні слова і вирази:

    To watch, to listen to, to carry, to look at, to wait for, to explain something to somebody, to work, to sit, to play.

    Вправа 7. Вставте підходящі за змістом дієслова у формі Past Continuous.

    play swim feed sleep laugh

    Yesterday we went to the zoo and saw there a lot of animals. First we went to see the white bears. They __________. Then we went to the cage with monkeys. There were a lot of children in front of the cage. They ___________ because a monkey in the cage ____________. After that we went to see the elephant. There was a man there. He ____________the elephant. But we ___________ see much of the lions. They _______________.

    Вправа 8. З наявних слів складіть питання до готових відповідей. Всі питання повинні бути в Past Continuous.

    1. Where | the white bears | swimming | were ?

    – In the swimming pool.

    2. It | was | raining ?

    – Oh, no. It wasn’t. The sun was shining brightly.

    3. The elephant | what | eating | was ?

    – Some grass and fruit.

    4. What | was | playing with | the monkey ?

    — With a small ball.

    5. Were | how many lions | sleeping in the cage?

    — Both of them.

    Вправа 9. Доповніть питання і відповіді дієслова в Past Continous.

    — Mr. Rambler , what _______ you ______ (do) о 6.30 ?

    — Oh, I ____________ (read) at that time in my room.

    — Were you? _____________ you really ___________ (read)? What __________ you ________ (read) at that time?

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    — A book.

    — Did your friends see you then?

    — No, they didn’t. They _______________ (watch TV).

    — What ________ they ____________ (watch)?

    — Some film. But why?

    — Some people saw a man who ___________ (try) to kill an elephant at that time. We think it was you.

    Вправа 10. Складіть питання в Past Continuous. Використовуйте питальні слова в дужках.

    1. Were you watching TV at 11 o’clock last night? (when)

    2. We were speaking about books at the lesson. (what, where)

    3. After school they were practising a new game. (alternative)

    4. When I came, Nick was cleaning his room, (what)

    5. He was returning to his camp with a pail of water. (where?)

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