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TOTAL ENGLISH UPPER INTERMEDIATE. UNIT 1 PAST TENSE REVISION.

A)Put the verb in brackets in the correct tense: SIMPLE PAST or PAST CONTINUOUS

1.- While my son............................................. (GO) to work, he ....................................


(SEE) a car bomb explode.
2.- I .................................................. (NOT WANT) to go to school this morning because it
............................................ (SNOW) and it was very cold, but I .............................................
(HAVE) to get up and go to my classes.
3.- Miguel............................................................ (WATCH) a competition on TV when
suddenly his mobile phone...........................................(RING). When he..................................
(ANSWER) it, the TV presenter....................................... (TELL) him that he had won 10,000
Euros!
4.- The two kittens ...............................................(PLAY) in the garden when a large dog
............................. (LOOK) through the fence and ................................. (FRIGHTEN) them!
B) Answer the following questions. Be careful with the tenses!

1.- What were you doing when mum got home from work?
What did you do when mum got home from work?

2.- What were you doing when the thunder storm started?
What did you do when the thunder storm started?

3.- What were you doing when your teacher got angry with you?
What did you do when your teacher got angry with you?

4.- What were you doing when you missed the last train home?
What did you do when you missed the last train home?
C) SIMPLE PAST & PAST PERFECT

1.- Sheila told us about her new boy-friend after he .................................... (GO) home.
2.- My children ..........................(NOT / DO) any housework before my husband and I
............................ (ARRIVE) home from work.
3.- Our neighbour, who is a professional chef, .......................... (COMMENT) on the meal at our
house as soon as he ........................ (TAKE) the first mouthful.
4.- When my mother-in-law ........................ (LEAVE) the hospital completely cured, we
...........................(THANK) the doctors and nurses for what they ..........................(DO) for her.
5.- Those violent teenagers ................... (NOT / BE) sorry that they........................................
(HURT) the old lady.
6.- After our guests ........................... (GO) we ...................... (SIT) on the sofa and .........................
(REST) for a while.
7.- ....................................... (YOU / SEND) the e-mail immediately after you ...............................
(WRITE) it?
8.- As soon as my French boyfriend ............................ (CATCH) the plane back to France, I
............................. (WANT) to see him again.
9.- My husband ..............................(HAVE) a shower after he ................................ (SHAVE)
10. The Japanese lady............................... (GIVE) the Customs Officer her passport after he
................................ (ASK) her for it several times.
11. After Prince William ........................... (BE) given a car for his 18th birthday, he ...................
(TAKE) his young brother, Harry, for a ride in it.
12. As soon as mum .......................... (BUY) HELLO magazine, she .......................... (READ) it
from cover to cover.