1bat NARRATIVE TENSES / ANSWERSPAGE 1 PAST SIMPLE AND PAST CONTINUOUSThe phone rang while I was having a bathEx 11.- was lying, 2.- was blowing, 3.- was raining, 4.- heard, 5. came, 6. got up, 7. switched on, 8. wasticking, 9. was walking 10. noticed.Ex. 21.- was watching / rang 2.- was wearing / met 3. fell / was doing, 4. was singing / went 5. started /werewalking.Ex. 31.- were searching 2.- hit 3.- injured 4.- was hiding 5.- destroyed. 6.- didn’t come out, 7.- didn’t recognize,8.- was having, 9.- heard, 10. put on 11. escaped, 12.- was running 13. struck 14.- wasEx. 4 1. What were the rescue teams doing at midnight? 2. How many homes did the storm destroy? 3. Where was Robert Hensley hiding when the tornado hit his home? 4. When did he come out? 5. Who was having a bath when the tornado arrived? PAGE 2Ex. 51.- was shaving, / cut; 2.- broke/was cleaning , 3.- was looking/found, 4.- met / was travelling5.- was having / phoned, 6.- was /left (or were leaving). 7.- arrived/ was snowing, 8.- called/answered,9.- were driving/saw, 10.- happened / was sleeping,/ heard / went / was. 11.- was driving / heard /decided, 12,- was walking / hitEx. 61.- was reading , 2.- didn’t ask, 3.- looked, 4.- did you have 5.- was explaining 6.- was sitting, 7.- didn’tphone, 8.- were talking, 9.- were eating, 10.- did Ben have 11.- stayed , 12.- was snowing, 13.- weretrekking , 14.- didn’t see.Ex. 71.- lived, 2.- was growing up, 3.- went 4.- was studying, 5.- dreamt, 6.- wanted, 7.- didn’t finish, 8.- had,9.- moved, 10.- fulfilledEx. 81.- went to 2.- were having 4.- met 5.- were they waiting PAGE 3Ex. 91.- were you going 2.- was wearing, 3.- didn’t consider, 4.- was leaving , 5.- wasn’t working6.- didn’t stay, 7.- was waiting, 8.- Did everyone notice 9.- Was Sara studying, 10.- immigrated.Ex. 101.- broke / was skiing, 2.- was flying / failed, 3.- was watching / broke. 4.- weren’t sleeping / returned,5.- was visiting / was eating.Ex. 11.1.- did you buy 2.- bought / was shopping 3.- weren’t you sleeping 4.- were playing /were talking5.- was walking/droveEx. 12.1.- when, 2. while, 3. in 1990, 4. at 6 p.m., 5.- Yesterday morning,Ex. 13.rang, was having, was going, fell, got, was getting, ran, didn’t hear, drove, went, got, realised, rang, didn’tanswer, was listening, didn’t hear. remembered, went, was climbing, arrived, believed, got, were eating,rang. PAGE 4Ex. 14happened, was standing, was crossing, was the motorcycle travelling, did you do, ran, went, rang. PAST PERFECTEx. 1 Matching
1bat NARRATIVE TENSES / ANSWERSI couldn’t answer the questions because I hadn’t revised for the exam.I was hungry because I hadn’t eaten all day.My mother was worried because I hadn’t been in touch for a long time.I was late because I had got stuck in a traffic jam.I was pleased because I had passed my driving test.I was nervous during the flight because I hadn’t flown in a plane before.My father was furious because I had crashed his car.I was tired because I had slept badly.Ex. 2.1.- ( 2 + 1), 2.- (1+2), 3.- (1+2), 4.- 2+1), 5.- (2+1), 6.- (1+2), 7- (1+2)Ex. 3(There is a mistake, 1 and 2 are the same)1 (and 2).- (3+1+2)3.- (1+2)4.- (2+1)5.- (3+2+1)6.- (2+3+3+4+1)7.- (3+4+1+2+5)Ex. 41.- had missed, 2.- had learnt, 3.- Had he gone 4.- had already started, 5.- had he finished PAGE 5Ex. 51.- had studied /travelled, 2.- decided/had seen, 3.- reached, /had left, 4.- landed /hadn’t eaten.Ex. 6.1.- thanked /had done 2.- realized /had forgotten, 3.- had finished/went, 4.- called /had just gone, 5.-had been, knew, 6.- had listened /went.Ex. 7. 1. When I’d read the letter, I threw it away. 2. As soon as he had passed his driving test, he bought a car. 3. When I had finished reading the book, I took it back to the library. 4. I didn’t go to bed until I had done my homework. 5. When I had spent all my money, I went home. 6. Before I saw the film, I had read the book. 7. She started writing after her children had left home.Ex. 81.- had visited, 2.- had stopped, 3.- hadn’t expected, 4.- had gotEx. 91.- had left, 2.- closed, 3.- had forgottenEx. 10 1. My headache disappeared when I had taken an aspirin. 2. After he had driven 200 miles, he stopped for a drink. 3. I couldn’t pay for my ticket because a thief had stolen my wallet. 4. As soon as she had passed her driving test, she bought a car. 5. I didn’t go to Italy until I had learnt Italian. 6. He didn’t tell the policeman that he had taken the money. 7. We didn’t tell Anna that George had rung. PAGE 6Ex. 11The patient was dead. He _HAD DIED_ before the doctor arrived. (die)The patient _HAD BEEN___ dead for two hours before the doctor arrived. (be)The patient ____HAD__ a heart attack two hours before the doctor arrived (have)The patient ___DIED the moment the doctor __ARRIVED_________ . (die) (arrive).We ran as fast as we could, but we missed the train. It __HAD LEFT___ (leave)We left the theatre to catch a train before the play __HAD ENDED____ (end).We enjoyed our visit to the zoo because we __HAD NEVER BEEN_ to a zoo before. (never be).They __HAD ALREADY SOLD_____ the tickets for the match by the time we got there. (already sell)We didn’t have a meal with them because we _HAD ALREADY EATEN_______________ (already eat)We didn’t have a meal with them because we __HAD ALREADY HAD____ one. (already have).Ex. 12.
1bat NARRATIVE TENSES / ANSWERS 1. Had the patient died before the doctor arrived? 2. Had they already had a meal when they came to see us? 3. Had he already been in London for a week.....? 4. Had the train already left by the time they got to the station? 5. Had the play begun when they arrived at the theatre? 6. Had John woken up before the alarm clock went off?Ex. 13.1.- returned / had finished, 2.- turned/had started, 3.- made /had heard, 4.- washed / had left, 5.-arrived / had started.Ex. 14.1.- had forgotten, 2.- gave / had washed, 3.- had studied, 4.- came /had made , 5.- phoned, 6.- hadprepared.Ex. 15.went / had broken,/ had twisted.put/had left / skidded / grabbed /entered / ignited / was PAGE 7Ex. 16a2 / b1 / c6 / d3 /e5 / f4Ex. 171d, 2b , 3f , 4h , 5a , 6g , 7e , 8cEx. 181.- didn’t hear / didn’t know / had passed2.- saw / looked / hadn’t slept3.- had never flown / wasn’t4.- wanted / had won / looked / read / had lost.Ex. 19went – was – had already been – knew – had never been – went – had – had studied – had – rained- hadpacked – was – came – felt – had had PAGE 8Ex. 20felt – asked – had phoned – had counted – had gone – had phoned.looked – was already – still hadn’t arrived.heard.Ex. 21 REWRITES 1. Barry had never been on TV 2. The fire engine had disappeared 3. I had never met him before 4. before they signed it 5. We had never stayed 6. The film had just ended 7. he had written 8. After she had turned 9. we arrived soon after 10. after I had checkedEx. 22 1. had already started 2. watched TV after she had cleaned 3. By the time his wife came come, Peter had washed up the dishes. 4. The performance had already started when Joseph arrived... 5. Barry did not speak to his sister after they had had an argument long ago. 6. Emma had never seen such flowers which her boyfriend bought for her at the best florist... 7. The band had sold over 2 million records in the USA before they decided to go on a tour of E.... 8. Simon had always dreamt of a rattle-snake so we gave him one for his last birthday.