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Past Simple or Past Continuous?
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    Let's practise how to use the past simple and the past continuous.
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  • My brother_____________(break) his leg last week.
    broke
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  • My parents ______________(not+watch) the news yesterday at six.
    weren't watching
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  • I____________(write) a letter to my friend while my sister ________ (clean) her room.
    was writing; was cleaning
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  • Where ____________(you/meet) your best friend last Monday?
    did you meet
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  • Which book ________________(you/read) when mother came home?
    were you reading
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  • The teacher____________(sit) down and ____________(open) her book.
    sat; opened
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  • The students _____________(write) Exercise 9 when the bell ____________(ring).
    were writing; rang
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  • We ______________(have) dinner when our granny __________ (phone) us.
    were having; phoned
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  • We __________(be+not) at home last Friday.
    weren't
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  • How many friends _____________(you/invite) to your garden party last summer?
    did you invite
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  • What _______________(your little sister/play) when the alarm clock rang?
    was your little sister playing
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  • The orange bus __________(stop) in front of our house some days ago.
    stopped
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  • Why ___________(they/be) so unhappy after the trip?
    were they
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  • The boys ____________(not+run) in the stadium this time yesterday.
    weren't running
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  • Some students ______________(jog) in the forest when it ___________ (start) snowing.
    were jogging; started
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  • I ___________(send) you a postcard last week but you ____________(not+reply) to me.
    sent; didn't reply
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  • How ________________(they /make) this cake last time?
    did they make
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