Complete the sentences with ‘Simple Past Tense’ or ‘Past Continuous Tense’

1. While I …………………. I broke my leg. (ski)
2. When the teacher …………………. we were having a great fun in the class. (come)
3. My grandmother was telling us stories while it ………. (rain)
4. I heard a loud bang while I ………….. a book. (read)
5. I was talking to the police when the ambulance ……. (arrive)
6. They saw a dolphin while the girls …………… (sunbathe) on the beach.
7. When the storm ………. I was writing a letter.(begin)
8. The patient woke up while the doctors ……….. an operation (have)
9. When we …………….. a wallet an old man was looking for something (find)
10. I was having a bath in the bathroom when the phone ………………………… (ring).


Match

1. A: What were you doing in the kitchen when your guests came?
B: ……………………………………………
2. A: What was Serkan doing while you were doing homework?
B: ……………………………………………….
3. A: What was your brother doing while your father was shaving?
B: ……………………………………………….
4. A: What did you do when you lost your purse?
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B: ……………………………………………….
5. A: What were the thieves doing when the police came?
B …………………………………………..
6. A: What did the baby do while you were crying?
B: ………………………………………………..


Put ‘When’ or ‘While’

1.
sea
We were swimming in the sea ………….. we saw a shark.
2. The earthquake happened …………… the sun was shining.
3.
painting
Mr Ford fell off the ladder …..……… he was painting the ceiling
4. …………. he fell off the ladder, he broke his leg.
5.
fire
The boy started to run away ……… the fire started.