Past Simple or Perfect

1. Выберите правильный ответ.

1. When we arrived at the stadium, the race had started.

a. The race was in progress when we arrived at the stadium.

b. The race started after we arrived.

2. Marta had done a lot of training when she took part in the tennis competition.

a. Marta first did a lot of training and then she took part in the tennis competition.

b. Marta did a lot of training at the same time that she took part in the tennis competition.

3. The record company had to pay back all the money to the people that had bought tickets.

a. The record company paid the money first and then people bought tickets.

b. People first bought tickets and then the record company paid the money.

4. He told everyone that he had won a gold medal.

a. He won a gold medal and at the same time told everyone.

b. He first won a gold medal and then he told everyone.

2. Напишите в скобках в Простом прошедшем (past simple) или Прошедшем совершенном (past perfect) времене.

Galina Petrenko was shocked when she got the call from school. The teacher (1) ___________________ (tell) her that her daughter (2) ___________________ (cheat) in a test. What was even more shocking was the fact that her daughter was only eight! “Before this (3) ___________________ (happen), I (4) ___________________ (talk) to my daughter about cheating,” says Galina. “I (5) ___________________ (explain) what it meant to cheat and why it was wrong.”

Young children don’t understand the difference between right and wrong in the classroom. “Before they (6) ___________________ (start) school, most kids (7) ___________________ (already / cheat) when playing games and (8) ___________________ (understand) that it was wrong. But it’s difficult for them to then apply that understanding to school situations,” explains child psychologist Barbara Rey.

“This (9) ___________________ (not / be) a problem before they (10) ___________________ (introduce) exams and testing,” says Petrenko. “Now every child is feeling the pressure to get the best grades.”

3. Перепишите предложения с использованием правильных форм глаголов.

1. When I was younger, I played a lot of tennis. I don’t do it now.

____________ ____________ ____________________

2. When my mum was at school, they never cheated in tests and exams.

____________ ____________ ____________________

3. I never liked Maths lessons in school.

____________ ____________ ____________________

4. Did you go to a lot of football matches when you were a kid?

____________ ____________ ____________________

4. Завершите предложение b так, чтобы оно имело аналогичное значение для предложения a. Используйте слова в скобках. Не меняйте данные слова.

1. a. There were no tickets left when we wanted to buy them.

b. They ____________ ____________ ____________ _____________________ . (sold)

2. a. Today, Premier League footballers take a drugs test.

b. In the past, ____________ ____________ ____________ ________________ . (did)

3. a. Artur broke his leg. Because of that, he couldn’t take part in the race.

b. Artur couldn’t ____________ ____________ ____________ ______________ . (broken)

4. a. When we were kids, we spent a lot of time at my grandparents’ in the country.

b. When we were kids, we ____________ ____________ __________________ . (spend)

5. a. Most families have more than one car.

b. In the past, ____________ ____________ ____________________ only one car. (have)

6. a. The athlete ran very slowly. He was ill before the race.

b. The athlete ran very slowly because ____________ ______________________ . (been)


Ответы (Answers)

1.

1. a

2. a

3. b

4. b

2.

1. told

2. had cheated

3. happened

4. had talked

5. had explained

6. started

7. had already cheated

8. had understood

9. hadn’t been

10. introduced

3.

1. When I was younger, I used to play a lot of tennis.

2. When my mum was at school, they didn’t use to cheat in tests and exams.

3. I didn’t use to like Maths lessons in school.

4. Did you use to go to a lot of football matches when you were a kid?

1. had sold (all) the tickets when we wanted to buy them.

2. Premier League footballers did not (didn’t) use to take a drugs test.

3. take part in the race because he had broken his leg.

4. used to spend a lot of time at my grandparents’ in the country.

5. most families used to have

6. he had been ill before the race.

4.

1. had sold (all) the tickets when we wanted to buy them.

2. Premier League footballers did not (didn’t) use to take a drugs test.

3. take part in the race because he had broken his leg.

4. used to spend a lot of time at my grandparents’ in the country.

5. most families used to have

6. he had been ill before the race.


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