Upper Intermediate

Complete the following sentences using the correct form of the past continuous tense of the verbs in brackets.


1) She found a gold necklace on the pavement while she  (walk) home.

2) They  (speed) when the accident happened.

3) The children  (sleep) when we got home from the theatre.

4) She broke a crystal bowl while she  (wash) the dishes.

5) When you called, I  (take) a shower.

6) Mary met her husband while she  (work) in London.

7) Stephen  (make) some tea when he dropped the kettle.

8) John’s mum arrived when he  (repair) his bike

9) A dog attacked Peter while he  (jog) in the park.

10) I  (stroll) in the woods when the storm began.