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Bài tập thì Quá khứ tiếp diễn cơ bản

Bài 1: Chia động từ ở trong ngoặc ở thì quá khứ tiếp diễn để hoàn thành cao

  1. I lost my keys when I ________ (walk) home. 
  2. It was raining while we ________ (have) dinner.
  3. I saw the department stores when I ________ (sit) on the bus.
  4. Her phone rang while she ________ (talk) to her new boss. 
  5. My friends ________ (drive) to work when they heard the news on the radio. 
  6. He ________ (ride) his bicycle when the cat ran across the road. 
  7. We couldn’t go to the beach yesterday because it ________. (rain) 
  8. It was a lovely day. The sun was shining and the birds ________ (sing) in the trees. 
  9. The tourist lost his camera while he  _____ (walk) around the city.
  10. The lorry  _____  (go) very fast when it hit our car.
  11. I _______ (walk) down the street when it began to rain.
  12. At this time last year, I _______ (attend) an English course.
  13. Jim ________ (stand) under the tree when he heard an explosion.
  14. While I _____ (study) in my room, my roommates ________ (have) a party in the other room.
  15. Mary and I _________  (dance) the house when the telephone rang.

Bài 2: Viết thành câu hoàn chỉnh ở thì quá khứ tiếp diễn dựa trên từ gợi ý

  1. (they / take the exam?) 
  2. (when / he / work there?) 
  3. (you / make dinner?) 
  4. (they / drink coffee when you arrived?) 
  5. (when / we / sleep?) 
  6. (they / study last night) 
  7. (we / talk when the accident happened) 
  8. (he / not / exercise enough) 
  9. (I / talk too much?) 
  10. (it / not / snow) 
  11. (how / they / feel?) 
  12. (they / not / talk) 
  13. (where / I / stay?) 
  14. (why / he / study on a Saturday night?) 
  15. (I / go to school when you saw me) 
  16. (you / sleep at 6am) 17. (she / work when I called) 
  17. (we / not / leave when you called) 
  18. (I / not / stay in a hotel) 
  19. (we / make too much noise?) 

Bài tập thì Quá khứ tiếp diễn nâng cao

Bài 1: Chia động từ trong ngoặc ở thì quá khứ đơn hoặc quá khứ tiếp diễn

  • My friend Harry _______________ off the ladder while he _______________ the ceiling of his room. (FALL, PAINT)
  • We _______________ the house in 2003. At that time it _______________ £ 150,000. (BUY, COST)
  • Dad _______________ interested in buying a new car. (NOT BE)
  • My sister __________________ for me at the airport terminal when I _______________. (WAIT, ARRIVE)
  • A few nights ago, I _______________ a book when suddenly I _______________ a noise outside. A few teenagers __________________ loud music. (READ, HEAR, PLAY)
  • The fire ____________________ when the first firefighters _______________ at the scene. (STILL BURN, ARRIVE)
  • My brother _______________ for a job when he _______________ across an interesting ad in the newspaper. (LOOK, COME)
  • I _______________ someone call my name. I _______________ around and _______________ my dad standing at the back of the queue. I _______________ so surprised. (HEAR, TURN, SAW, BE)
  • My sister _______________ a bright summer dress when I _______________ her at the performance. (WEAR, SEE)
  • I _______________ preparing dinner at 4.pm and I _______________ still at it when my wife _______________ home. (START, BE, COME)
  • Our housekeeper _______________ the vase. As she _______________ up the pieces, she _______________ her middle finger. (BREAK, PICK, CUT)
  • We suddenly _______________ that we _______________ in the wrong direction. (REALISE, DRIVE)
  • She _______________ a great skier when she was young. (BE)
  • I _______________ an old friend in town while I _______________ the shopping. (MEET, DO)
  • While the children _______________ with others my husband and I _______________ to have a cup of coffee. (PLAY, DECIDE)

Bài 2: Hoàn thành đoạn hội thoại sau bằng cách điền vào chỗ trống dạng đúng của động từ

Sue: ……………………………………………………….. when you saw them? (what | Tim and Matt | do)

Julie: Tim was swimming in the pool, but I didn’t see Matt first.

Sue: …………………………………………… in the pool, too? (you | swim)

Julie: No, I wasn’t. I was just looking. But then I saw Matt, too.

Sue: …………………………………… ? (what | he | do)

Julie: He was diving in the pool.

Sue: Diving, you say. ……………………………………. to dive? (he | not | just | try) He can’t dive.

Julie: You’re right. He was just trying to do it. And all his friends were watching it.

Sue: …………………………………….. ? (they | laugh)

Julie: Of course, they were. Matt was pretty funny. He splashed the water all over the place.

Sue: ………………………………… faces when he came up to the surface of the pool? (Matt | make)

Julie: Yes, he was. He was grinning and making faces at me.

Sue: At you? Vow! And what about Tim? ……………………………………… Matt, too? (he | watch)

Julie: Not really. He was looking at me instead.

Sue: Oh, no! You’re kidding. ………………………………….. your new swimsuit? (you | wear)

Julie: Yes, I was. Why?

Sue: Now I know why Tim and Matt were watching you, Julie.

Đáp án bài tập thì Quá khứ tiếp diễn

Bài tập cơ bản

Bài 1:

  1. were walking
  2. were sitting
  3. was talking
  4. were driving
  5. was riding
  6. was raining
  7. are singing
  8. was walking
  9. was going
  10. were walking
  11. were attending
  12. was standing
  13. were studying – were having
  14. were dancing

Bài 2:

  1. Were they taking the exam? 
  2. When was he working there? 
  3. Were you making dinner? 
  4. Were they drinking coffee when you arrived? 
  5. When were we sleeping? 
  6. They were studying last night. 
  7. We were talking when the accident happened. 
  8. He wasn’t exercising enough. 
  9. Was I talking too much? 
  10. It wasn’t snowing. 
  11. How were they feeling? 
  12. They weren’t talking. 
  13. Where was I staying? 
  14. Why was he studying on a Saturday night? 
  15. I was going to school when you saw me. 
  16. You were sleeping at 6am. 
  17. She was working when I called. 
  18. We weren’t leaving when you called. 
  19. I wasn’t staying in a hotel. 
  20. Were we making too much noise? 

Bài tập nâng cao

Bài 1:

  1. fell off – was painting
  2. bought –  cost
  3. was not interested
  4. was waiting – arrived.
  5. was reading – heard a noise outside – were playing
  6. was still burning – arrived
  7. was looking – came across
  8. heard – turned around – saw – was
  9. was wearing – saw
  10. started – was – came
  11. broke – was picking – cut
  12. realised – were driving
  13. was – was
  14. met – was doing
  15. were playing – decided 

Bài 2: 

  1. What were Tim and Matt doing
  2. You were swimming
  3. What was he doing
  4. Was he not just trying
  5. Were they laughing
  6. Matt was making
  7. He was watching
  8. Was you wearing

BÀI TẬP THÌ QUÁ KHỨ TIẾP DIỄN

Exercise 1: Cho dạng đúng của động từ trong bài tập dưới đây để tạo thành một phần Nói trong IELTS hoàn chỉnh.

1. Let me tell you about one of the craziest moments I’ve experienced in my life. A few weeks ago I ………………(meet) my brother and his wife at the airport. They ………………(go) to Paris for their honeymoon and I ………………(go) to Rome. We ………………(have) a chat while we ………………(wait) for our flights. It ………………(go) so well when suddenly a man ………………(shout) out loud and ………………(claim) that he ………………(carry) a bomb. Luckily, the security guard ………………(notice) something strange with the ticking sounds of the so-called ‘bomb’ and eventually ………………(find) out that it ………………(be)

2. Let me talk about that one time I nearly got into an accident. I ………………(cycle) home when a man ………………(step) out into the road in front of me. I ………………(go) quite fast, but luckily I ………………(manage) to stop in time and ………………(not hit) him. The man quickly ………………(apologize) and ………………(explain) that he ………………(think) about something else and ………………(not pay)

Exercise 2: Tìm và sửa lỗi sai trong mỗi câu sau đây.

1. I was play football when she called me.

2. Was you study Math at 5 p.m. yesterday?

3. What was she do while her mother was making lunch? 

4. Where did you went last Sunday? 

5. They weren’t sleep during the meeting last Monday. 

6. He got up early and have breakfast with his family yesterday morning. 

7. She didn’t broke the flower vase. Tom did. 

8. Last week my friend and I go to the beach on the bus. 

9. While I am listening to music, I heard the doorbell. 

10. Peter turn on the TV, but nothing happened. 

Exercise 3: Chia động từ ở các câu sau đây

1. I (walk)___________down the street when it began to rain.

2. At this time last year, I (attend)__________an English course.

3. Jim (stand) ________ under the tree when he heard an explosion.

4. The boy fell and hurt himself while he (ride)_________ a bicycle.

5. When we met them last year, they (live)______ in Santiago.

6. The tourist lost his camera while he (walk) _____ around the city.

7. The lorry (go) _____ very fast when it hit our car.

8. While I (study)_____in my room, my roommates (have)________ a party in the other room.

9. Mary and I (dance)_________ the house when the telephone rang.

10. We (sit)________ in the café when they saw us.

Exercise 4. What were you doing at these times? Viết câu trả lời sử dụng thì quá khứ tiếp diễn nếu cần thiết

Ví dụ: (at 5 o’clock last Monday) ..I was on a bus on my way home .

0. (at 8 o’clock yesterday evening) .

1. (at 10:15 yesterday morning) .

2. (at 4:30 this morning) .

3. (at 7:45 yesterday evening) .

4. (half an hour ago) .

Exercise 5. Quá khứ đơn hoặc quá khứ tiếp diễn

1. ‘What ……………… (you/do) at this time yesterday? ’ ‘I was asleep.’

2. How fast ……………… (you/drive) when the accident ……………… (happen)?

3. I haven’t seen my best friend for ages. When I last ……………… (see) him, he ……………… (try) to find a job.

4. I ……………… (walk) along the street when suddenly I ………………(hear) footsteps behind me. Somebody ……………… (follow) me. I was scared and I ……………… (start) to run.

5. Last night I ……………… (drop) a plate when I ……………… (do) the washing-up. Fortunately it ……………… (not/break).

6. I ……………… (open) the letter when the wind ……………… (blow) it out of my hand.

7. The burglar ……………… (open) the safe when he ……………… (hear) footsteps. He immediately ……………… (put) out his torch and ……………… (crawl) under the bed.

8. As I ……………… (cross) the road I ……………… (step) on a banana skin and ……………… (fall) heavily.

9. Just as I ……………… (wonder) what I should do next, the acceptance letter came in my mailbox.

Exercise 6. Chia động từ ở dạng Quá khứ đơn và Quá khứ tiếp diễn để hoàn thành đoạn văn sau

In my last holiday, I went to Hawaii. When I (go) 1………………… to the beach for the first time, something wonderful happened. I (swim) 2……………… in the sea while my mother was sleeping in the sun. My brother was building a castle and my father (drink) 3………………… some water. Suddenly I (see) 4…………………………. a boy on the beach. His eyes were blue like the water in the sea and his hair (be) 5……………… beautiful black. He was very tall and thin and his face was brown. My heart (beat) 6…………………………. fast. I (ask) 7…………………………. him for his name with a shy voice. He (tell) 8…………………………. me that his name was John. He (stay) 9…………………………. with me the whole afternoon. In the evening, we met again. We ate pizza in a restaurant. The following days we (have) 10…………………………. a lot of fun together. At the end of my holidays when I left Hawaii I said good-bye to John. We had tears in our eyes. He wrote to me a letter very soon and I answered him.

Exercise 7. Hoàn thành các câu sau bằng ý tưởng của chính bạn, sử dụng thì Quá khứ tiếp diễn

1. At 8 o’clock yesterday evening, I ……………………………………………

2. At 5 o’clock last Monday, ………………………………………………..…

3. At 10.15 yesterday morning, ………………………………………………..

4. At 7:45 yesterday evening, ………………………………………………….

5. Half an hour ago, ……………………………………………………………

6. Matt phoned while we …………………………………………………….…

7. The doorbell rang while I ……………………………………………………

8. We saw an accident while we ………………………………………………

9. Ann fell asleep while she …………………………………………………..

10. The television was on, but nobody …………………………………………

ĐÁP ÁN THÌ QUÁ KHỨ TIẾP DIỄN

Exercise 1

1.         met

were going

was going

had

were waiting

was going

shouted

claimed

was carrying

noticed

found

was

2.         was cycling

stepped

was going

managed

didn’t hit

apologized

explained

was thinking

wasn’t paying

Exercise 2

1. play => playing

2. Was…study => Were…studying

3. was…do => did…do

4. went => go

5. sleep => sleeping

6. have => had 

7. broke => break 

8. go => went 

9. am => was 

10. turn => turned 

Exercise 3

1. was walking

2. was attending

3. was standing

4. was riding

5. were living

6. was walking

7. was going

8. was studying; were having

9. were dancing

10. were sitting

Exercise 4. Gợi ý

1. I was having dinner……

2. I was working…………

3. I was in bed asleep……

4. I was getting ready to go out ……

5. I was watching TV at home……

Exercise 5

1. were you doing

2. were you driving / happened

3. saw / was trying

4. was walking / heard / was following / started

5. dropped / was doing / didn’t break 6. was opening / blew

7. was opening / heard / put / crawled

8. was crossing / stepped / fell

9. was wondering

Exercise 6

1. went

2. was swimming

3. was drinking

4. saw

5. was

6. beat

7. asked

8. told

9. stayed

10. had

Bài tập Quá khứ tiếp diễn có đáp án

I. Chia động từ ở thì quá khứ tiếp diễn

1. I ___________________down the street when it begin to rain (go)

2. At this time last year, I ___________________an English course (attend)

3. Jim ________________ under the tree when he heard an explosion (stand)

4. The boy fell and hurt himself while he _________________ a bicycle (ride)

5. When we met them last year, they______________ in Santiago (live)

6. The tourist lost his camera while he________________ around the city (walk)

7. The lorry _______________ very fast when it hit our car (go)

8. While I ____________________in my room, my roommate ___________________ a party in the other room (study/ have)

9. Mary and I___________________ the house when the telephone rang (just leave)

10. We __________________ in the café when they saw us (sit)

Đáp án:

1 – was going2 – was attending3 – was standing4 – was riding5 – were living
6 – was walking7 – was going8 – was studying – was having9 – were just leaving10 – were sitting

II. Chia động từ ở thì quá khứ hoặc quá khứ tiếp diễn

1. I ________________ (call) Mr Wilson at 9 last night, but he (not be)_________________at home. He (study) _______________ at the library

2. I _________________ (not hear) the thunder during the storm last night because I ________________ (sleep)

3. It was beautiful yesterday when we went for a walk in the park. The sun______________(shine). The birds_____________(sing)

4. My brother and sister ________________ (talk) about something when I ________________ (walk) into the room.

5. Tom went to his friends ‘house, but the boys ___________________ (not be) there. They (play)_____________soccer in the vacant lot down the street.

6. The little boy _______________ (fall) asleep while his mother___________________ (read) him a story.

7. I really enjoyed my holiday last January. While it_______________(snow) in Iowa, the sun ______________ (shine) in Florida.

8. While Ted _______________ (shovel) snow from his driveway yesterday, his wife _________________ (bring) him a cup of hot chocolate.

9. John _________________ (have) a car accident last week. He __________________ (drive) down the street when suddenly a lorry __________________ (hit) his car from behind.

10. Ten years ago, the government _______________ (decide) to begin a food programme. At that time, many people in the rural areas _______________ (starve) due to several years of drought.

11. They ___________________(wait) for me when I _________________ at the station (arrive)

12. She ________________ (swim) in the sea when I ___________________ her (see)

13. ___________________they__________________(play) tennis when it _________________ raining (start)?

14. We __________________ (drive) home from the theatre when the police __________________(stop) us.

15. The wind __________________ (blow) very hard when I ________________(go) out this morning.

Đáp án

1 – was calling – wasn’t – was studying;  2 – didn’t hear – was sleeping;

3 – was shining – were singing;  4 – were talking – walked; 

5 – weren’t – were playing;  6 – fell – was reading; 

7 – was snowing – was was shining;  8 – was shoveling – was bringing;

9 – had – was driving – hit; 10 – decided – were starving;  11 – were waiting – arrived; 

12 – was swimming – saw; 13 – Were … playing – started;

14 – were driving – stopped;  15 – was blowing – went;

III. Cho dạng đúng của động từ trong ngoặc ở thì quá khứ tiếp diễn.

1. At this time last year, they ­­­­­­­­­­­­(build) this house.

2. I (drive) my car very fast when you called me.

3. I (chat) with my friends while my teacher (teach) the lesson yesterday.

4. My father (watch) TV when I got home.

5. At this time yesterday, I (prepare) for my son’s birthday party.

6. What you (do) at 8 pm yesterday?

7. Where you (go) when I saw you last weekend?

8. They (not go) to school when I met them yesterday.

9. My mother (not do) the housework when my father came home.

10. My sister (read) books while my brother (play) football yesterday afternoon.

Đáp án

1. were building; 6. were you doing;

2. was driving; 7. were you going;

3. was chatting; 8. weren’t going;

4. was watching; 9. wasn’t doing;

5. was preparing; 10. was reading;

IV. Biến đổi các câu sau sang phủ định, câu hỏi và trả lời các câu hỏi đó.

1. He was planting trees in the garden at 4 pm yesterday.

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

2. They were working when she came yesterday.

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

3. She was painting a picture while her mother was making a cake.

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

4. Anne was riding her bike to school when Peter saw her yesterday.

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

5. He was typing a letter when his boss went into the room.

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

Đáp án

1. He was planting trees in the garden at 4 pm yesterday.

– He wasn’t planting trees in the garden at 4 pm yesterday.

– Was he planting trees in the garden at 4 pm yesterday?

Yes, he was./ No, he wasn’t.

2. They were working when she came yesterday.

– They weren’t working when she came yesterday.

– Were they working when she came yesterday?

Yes, they were./ No, they weren’t.

3. She was painting a picture while her mother was making a cake.

– She wasn’t painting a picture while her mother was making a cake.

– Was she painting a picture while her mother was making a cake?

Yes, she was./ No, she wasn’t.

4. Anne was riding her bike to school when Peter saw her yesterday.

– Anne wasn’t riding her bike to school when Peter saw her yesterday.

– Was Anne riding her bike to school when Peter saw her yesterday?

Yes, she was./ No, she wasn’t.

5. He was typing a letter when his boss went into the room.

– He wasn’t typing a letter when his boss went into the room.

– Was he typing a letter when his boss went into the room?

Yes, he was./ No, he wasn’t.

V: Chọn đúng thì của các câu sau:

1. I saw/ was seeing the accident when I was waiting for the taxi.

2. What were you doing/ did you do when I phoned?

3. They didn’t visit/ weren’t visiting their friends last summer holiday.

4. It rained/ was raining heavily last July.

5. While people were talking to each other, he read/ was reading his book.

6. Chris was eating/ ate pizza every weekend last month.

7. While we were running/ run in the park, Mary fell over.

8. Did you find/ Were you finding your keys yesterday?

9. Who was she dancing/ did she dance with at the party last night?

10. They were watching/ watched football on TV all day.

Đáp án

1. saw

2. were you doing

3. did’nt visit

4. rained

5. was reading

6. ate

7. were running

8. Did you find

9. did she dance

10. were watching

VI. Tìm các lỗi sai trong các câu sau:

1. I was play football when she called me.

2. Was you study Math at 5 p.m. yesterday?

3. What was she do while her mother was making lunch?

4. Where did you went last Sunday?

5. They weren’t sleep during the meeting last Monday.

6. He got up early and have breakfast with his family yesterday morning.

7. She didn’t broke the flower vase. Tom did.

8. Last week my friend and I go to the beach on the bus.

9. While I am listening to music, I heard the doorbell.

10. Peter turn on the TV, but nothing happened.

Đáp án

1 – play thành playing;  2 – study thành studying;

3 – do thành doing; 4 – went thành go;

5 – sleep thành sleeping; 6 – have thành had

7 – broke thành break; 8 – go thành went;

9 – am thành was; 10 – turn thành turned;

VII. Hoàn thành các câu sau với từ cho sẵn:

1. Where/ you/ go? When/ you/ go?

=>

2. Who/ you/ go with?

=>

3. How/ you/ get/ there?

=>

4. What/ you/ do/ during the day?

=>

5. you/ have/ a/ good/ time?

=>

6. you/ have/ any/ problems?

=>

7. How long/ you/ be/ there?

=>

8. What/ your parents/ do/ while/ you/ go/ on holiday?

=>

Đáp án:

1. Where did you go? When did you go?

2. Who did you go with?

3. How did you get there?

4. What were you doing during the day?

5. Did you have a good time?

6. Did you have any problems?

7. How long were you there?

8. What were your parents doing while you were going on holiday?

VIII: Chia đúng các động từ sau ở thì quá khứ đơn và quá khứ tiếp diễn

In my last holiday, I went to Hawaii. When I (go) 1…………to the beach for the first time, something wonderful happened. I (swim) 2…………in the sea while my mother was sleeping in the sun. My brother was building a castle and my father (drink) 3 some water. Suddenly I (see) 4…………a boy on the beach. His eyes were blue like the water in the sea and his hair (be) 5…………beautiful black. He was very tall and thin and his face was brown. My heart (beat) 6…………fast. I (ask) 7…………him for his name with a shy voice. He (tell) 8…………me that his name was John. He (stay) 9…………with me the whole afternoon. In the evening, we met again. We ate pizza in a restaurant. The following days we (have) 10…………a lot of fun together. At the end of my holidays when I left Hawaii I said good-bye to John. We had tears in our eyes. He wrote to me a letter very soon and I answered him.

Đáp án

In my last holiday, I went to Hawaii. When I (go) 1 went to the beach for the first time, something wonderful happened. I (swim) 2 was swimming in the sea while my mother was sleeping in the sun. My brother was building a castle and my father (drink) 3 was drinking some water. Suddenly I (see) 4 saw a boy on the beach. His eyes were blue like the water in the sea and his hair (be) 5 was beautiful black. He was very tall and thin and his face was brown. My heart (beat) 6 was beating fast. I (ask) 7 asked him for his name with a shy voice. He (tell) 8 told me that his name was John. He (stay) 9 stayed with me the whole afternoon. In the evening, we met again. We ate pizza in a restaurant. The following days we (have) 10 had a lot of fun together. At the end of my holidays when I left Hawaii I said good-bye to John. We had tears in our eyes. He wrote to me a letter very soon and I answered him.

IX. Chia động từ ở trong ngoặc ở thì quá khứ tiếp diễn để hoàn thành câu.

1. I lost my keys when I ________ (walk) home.

2. It was raining while we ________ (have) dinner.

3. I saw the department stores when I ________ (sit) on the bus.

4. Her phone rang while she ________ (talk) to her new boss.

5. My friends ________ (drive) to work when they heard the news on the radio.

6. He ________ (ride) his bicycle when the cat ran across the road.

7. We couldn’t go to the beach yesterday because it ________. (rain)

8. It was a lovely day. The sun was shining and the birds ________ (sing) in the trees.

9. The tourist lost his camera while he _____ (walk) around the city.

10. The lorry _____ (go) very fast when it hit our car.

11. I _______ (walk) down the street when it began to rain.

12. At this time last year, I _______ (attend) an English course.

13. Jim ________ (stand) under the tree when he heard an explosion.

14. While I _____ (study) in my room, my roommates ________ (have) a party in the other room.

15. Mary and I _________ (dance) the house when the telephone rang.

Đáp án

1 – were walking; 2 – were having; 3 – were sitting; 4 – was talking; 5 – were driving;

6 – was riding; 7 – was raining; 8 – are singing; 9 – was walking; 10 – was going;

11 – were walking; 12 – were attending; 13 – was standing; 14 – were studying – were having

15 – were dancing;

X. Viết thành câu hoàn chỉnh ở thì quá khứ tiếp diễn dựa trên từ gợi ý

1. (they / take the exam?)

2. (when / he / work there?)

3. (you / make dinner?)

4. (they / drink coffee when you arrived?)

5. (when / we / sleep?)

6. (they / study last night)

7. (we / talk when the accident happened)

8. (he / not / exercise enough)

9. (I / talk too much?)

10. (it / not / snow)

Đáp án

1 – Were they taking the exam?

2 – When was he working there?

3 – Were you making dinner?

4 – Were they drinking coffee when you arrived?

5 – When were we sleeping?

6 – They were studying last night.

7 – We were talking when the accident happened.

8 – He wasn’t exercising enough.

9 – Was I talking too much?

10 – It wasn’t snowing.

XI. Complete the sentences using these pairs of verbs. Use the past simple in one gap and the past continuous in the other.

come – showget – gohope – givelive – spend
look – seeplay – breakstart – check in

1. Just as I was……………………..the bath all the lights…………………….. .

2. I……………………..to go away this weekend, but my boss…………………..me some work that I have to finish by Monday.

3. When I………………………..in Paris, I……………………three hours a day travelling to and from work.

4. A friendly American couple…………………..chatting to him as he…………………at the hotel reception.

5. I bumped into Lena last week. She……………………….a lot better than when I last…………………..her.

6. My boss…………………………..into the office just as I…………………………everyone my holiday photos.

I…………….badminton four times a week before I……………………..my ankle.

Đáp án

1. was getting – went off

2. was hoping- gave

3. lived- was spending/ was living- spent

4. started- was checking in

5. was looking- saw

6. came- was showing

7. was playing-broke

XII. Use the same tense, either past simple or past continuous, in both spaces.

add – tastego off – lightnot listen – explain
push – runnot watch – dream

1. The smoke alarm……………………..when he………………………a candle underneath it.

2. I can’t remember how to answer this question. I must confess that I…………………while the teacher…………………….it to us.

3. She……………………more salt to the soup, and then it………………………much better.

4. Although the television was on, I…………………………it. Instead I…………………..about my holidays.

5. She……………………open the door and…………………………into the room.

Đáp án

1. went off- lit

2. wasn’t listening- was explaning/ didn’t listen- explained

3. added- tasted

4. wasn’t watching- was dreaming/ didn’t watch- dreamt

5. pushed-ran

Bài tập thì quá khứ tiếp diễn

Bài 1: Chia động từ ở thì quá khứ tiếp diễn hoặc quá khứ đơn thích hợp

1. James saw/ was seeing the accident when she was catching the bus.

2. What were you doing/ did you do when I called?

3. I didn’t visit/ weren’t visiting him last summer holiday

4. It rained/ was raining heavily last March.

5. While people were talking to each other, she read/ was reading her book.

6. My brother was eating/ ate hamburgers every weekend last month.

7. While we were running/ ran in the park, Mary fell over.

8. Did you find/ Were you finding your keys yesterday?

9. Who was she dancing/ did she dance with at the party last night?

10. They were watching/ watched football on TV at 10 p.m. yesterday.

Bài 2: Chọn đáp án đúng

1. We …… on the lake when it started to rain so we went home.

A. finished

B. finishing

C. were finishing

D. are finishing

2. My dad found some money while he …… his suitcase.

A. packing

B. package

C. are packing

D. was packing

3. My brother ……… in Ireland when he met his girlfriend.

A. study

B. was studying

C. were study

D. was study

4. My grandma tried pizza for the first time while she ………. in Italy.

A. staying

B. is staying

C. is stayed

D. was staying

5. My mom ………. in the sea when she saw a dolphin.

A. was swimming

B. was swiming

C. were swimming

D. were swiming

6. ……. it ……. when you woke up this morning?

A. Is….raining

B. was ….. raining

C. is….rain

D.were…… raining

7. What …….. when the teacher came?

A. were you doing

B. was you doing

C. are you doing

D. are you doing

8. What did you watch on TV while you …….. dinner yesterday?

A. were having

B. was having

C. were haveing

D. was haveing

9. The man ………. his letter in the post office at that time.

A. is sending

B. was sending

C. sending

D. was senting

10. It ………and cloudy when we left Ireland.

A. was rain

B. was raining

C. is raining

D. raining

Bài 3: Tìm và sửa lỗi sai trong những câu dưới đây

1. He was play game when she called him.

2. Was you study Math at 8 p.m last night?

3. What was you do while your mother was making lunch?

4. Where did you went in this time last Sunday?

5. While I am listening to music, I heard the doorbell.

6. The sun shining in Pointe-d-Pitre when I left Dublin.

7. I did my homework and my parents were watched the new when the phone rang.

8. They watch football on TV at 7 p.m yesterday.

9. While people were talking to each other, he read his book.

10. Who is she dancing with at the party last night?

Bài 4: Biến đổi các câu sau sang dạng phủ định và nghi vấn

1. Your sister was finishing in the lake while I was building a fire.

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

2. He was learning how to windsurf yesterday at eleven o’clock.

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

3. It was snowing there. The kids are playing and building snowmen.

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

4. They were playing a game when you arrived.

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

5. She was cooking when I came yesterday.

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

Bài 5: Viết lại các câu sau sao cho nghĩa không đổi

I were sleeping and the fire started.

⇒ ……………………………………………………………………….

It began to rain and what was he doing.

⇒ ……………………………………………………………………….

The farmer started wishing and he was ploughing the field.

⇒ ……………………………………………………………………….

She came and what were you doing?

⇒ ……………………………………………………………………….

Jackson was reading a book and his mother came in.

⇒ ……………………………………………………………………….

We were working in the field and the volcano erupted.

⇒ ……………………………………………………………………….

Bài 6: Cho dạng đúng của động từ trong ngoặc ở thì quá khứ tiếp diễn.

1. At this time last year, they ­­­­­­­­­­­­(build) this house.

2. I (drive) my car very fast when you called me.

3. I (chat) with my friends while my teacher (teach) the lesson yesterday.

4. My father (watch) TV when I got home.

5. At this time yesterday, I (prepare) for my son’s birthday party.

6. What you (do) at 8 pm yesterday?

7. Where you (go) when I saw you last weekend?

8. They (not go) to school when I met them yesterday.

9. My mother (not do) the housework when my father came home.

10. My sister (read) books while my brother (play) football yesterday afternoon.

Bài 7: Use your own ideas to complete the sentences.Use the past continuous

1 Matt phoned while we …………..

2 The doorbell rang while I ……….

3 We saw an accident while we ……….

4 Ann fell asleep whiel she ……….

5 The television was on, but nobody ……….

Bài 8:Hoàn thành những câu phủ định sau

(Make negative sentences) statements and questions.

1. …………………… a shower at 7 o’clock. (I | not have)

2.………………… computer games when I came back home? (you | not play)

3………………… on the beach all day. (I | not lie)

4……………… when you saw us. (we | not argue)

5………………… between one and two o’clock? (John and Marry | not work)

6…………………… on your seat when you wanted to sit down. (Sam | not sit)

7…………………… anything at that moment. (they | not do)

8………………………… to the airport at 11 o’clock? (Mr. Jones | not drive)

Bài 9: (Peter and his girlfriend Sara were at a restaurant during their lunch break. Make questions in the past continuous to ask about them).

1. Where ………………………………………………………..?

At a table by the window.

2. What ………………………………………………………… ?

Coffee with milk and a glass of orange juice.

3. What ……………… Peter …………………………….. ?

4. The orange juice. …………………………………………………… anything?

No, nothing. They were not hungry.

5. What ………………. Sara…………………………….?

A white pullover and black jeans.

6. How ……………. she …………………… in her outfit?

7. She was really pretty. ……………. they …………………… anything special?

Not really. They were just talking.

8. What ……………………………………………….. about?

About their friends from school.

9. How ………. Peter ……………… at the restaurant?

He was quite happy and relaxed.

Bài 10: (The Thomas family. What were they doing on Saturday at 8 o’clock?)

1. Mr. Thomas ……………. (cook) dinner in the kitchen. Mrs. Thompas ………………. (clean) their car in front of their house. John and Marry ……………. (sit) in the hall near the fireplace.

2. Jack, their 11 years old son, …………………. (read) Shakespeare’s sonnets.

3. Eve, at the age of 16, ………………………. (play) with Barbies.

4. Their grandma and grandpa ………………. (have) a good time.

5. Their grandma …………………………. (exercise) in the gym.

6. Their grandpa ……………………. (iron) shirts and socks in the living room.

7. They also had two pets. And do you know what they …………………. (do)?

8. Spot, the puppy, …………………. (catch) mice in the garden.

9. And Bill, the little cute kitten, ………………. (fight) with neighbour’s dog.

Bài 11: Viết câu sử dụng thời quá khứ tiếp diễn

1. They/ play/ tennis/ 10.30 yesterday morning.

……………………………………………….

2. Ann/ do/ homework/ 5 o’clock this afternoon.

……………………………………………….

3. My father/ wash/ car/ from five to six.

……………………………………………….

4. This time last year/ we/ live/ France.

……………………………………………….

5. The students/ offer/ flowers/ the visitors.

……………………………………………….

6. I/ cook/ dinner/ half an hour ago.

……………………………………………….

7. She/ work/ the studio/ that time.

……………………………………………….

8. What/ you/ do/ from 3 to 6 yesterday afternoon?

……………………………………………….

Bài 12 Chọn đáp án đúng:

1. The doorbell (rang/ was ringing) while Tom (watched/ was watching) television.

2. How fast (did you drive/ were you driving) when the accident (happened/ was happening)?

3. Anna and Susan (made/ were making) dinner when Martin (arrived/ was arriving) home.

4. The light (went out/ was going out) while we (had/ were having) dinner. But it (came/ was coming) on again after ten minutes.

5. “What (did you do/ were you doing) this time yesterday?”

“I (worked/ was working) on the computer”.

6. It suddenly (began/ was beginning) to rain while Laura (sat/ was sitting) in the garden.

7. Sam (took/ was taking) a photograph of me while I (didn’t look/ wasn’t looking).

8. When I (saw/ was seeing) them, they (tried/ were trying) to find a new hose near their work.

9. I (walked/ was walking) along the street when I suddenly (felt/ was feeling) something hit me in the back. I (didn’t know/ wasn’t knowing) what it was.

10. Last night I (dropped/ was dropping) a plate when I (did/ was doing) the washing up. Fortunately it (didn’t break/ wasn’t breaking).

Đáp án bài tập thì quá khứ tiếp diễn

Bài 1:

1. saw

2. were you doing

3. didn’t visit

4. rained

5. was reading

6. ate

7. were running

8. did you find

9. did she dance

10. were watching

Bài 2: Chọn đáp án đúng

1. C

2. D

3. B

4. D

5. A

6. B

7. A

8. A

9. B

10. B

Bài 3: Tìm và sửa lỗi sai trong những câu dưới đây

1. was play ⇒ was playing

2. Was you study ⇒ Was you studying

3. do ⇒ doing

4. did you went ⇒ were you going

5. am ⇒ were

6. shining ⇒ was shining

7. did ⇒ were doing

8. watched ⇒ watching

watch ⇒ were watching

9. read ⇒ was reading

10. is ⇒ was

Bài 4: Biến đổi các câu sau sang dạng phủ định và nghi vấn

1. Your sister was finishing in the lake while I was building a fire.

⇒ Your sister wasn’t finishing in the lake while I was building a fire.

⇒ Was your sister finishing in the lake while I was building a fire.

2. He was learning how to windsurf yesterday at eleven o’clock.

⇒ He wasn’t learning how to windsurf yesterday at eleven o’clock.

⇒ Was he learning how to windsurf yesterday at eleven o’clock.

3. It was snowing there. The kids are playing and building snowmen.

⇒ It wasn’t snowing there. The kids are playing and building snowmen.

Bài 5: Viết lại các câu sau sao cho nghĩa không đổi

1. The fire started while I were sleeping.

2. What was he doing when it began to rain.

3. When the farmer started wishing while he was ploughing the field.

4. What were you doing when she came?

5. His mother came in while Jackson was reading a book.

6. The volcano erupted while we were working in the field.

Bài 6:

1. were building

2. was driving

3. was chatting

4. was watching

5. was preparing

6. were you doing

7. were you going

8. weren’t going

9. wasn’t doing

10. was reading

Bài 7:

1. were having dinner.

2. was having a shower

3. were waiting the bus

4. was reading the paper

5. was watching it

Bài 8;

1. I wasn’t (was not) having

2. Weren’t you playing | Were you not playing?

3. I wasn’t (was not) lying We weren’t (were not) arguing

4. Weren’t John and Marry working

5. Were John and Marry not working?

6. Dick wasn’t (was not) sitting

7. They weren’t (were not) doing

8. Wasn’t Mr. Jones driving | Was Mr. Jones not driving?

Bài 9:

1. Where were they sitting?

2. What were they drinking?

3. What was Peter drinking?

4. Were they eating anything?

5. What was Sara wearing?

6. How was she looking in her outfit?

7. Were they doing anything special?

8. What were they talking | speaking | chatting about?

9. How was Peter feeling at the restaurant?

Bài 10

1. was cooking, was cleaning, were sitting

2. was reading

3. was playing

4. were having

5. was exercising

6. was ironing

7. were doing

8. was catching

9. was fighting

Bài 11

1. They were playing tennis at 10.30 yesterday morning.

2. Ann was doing her homework at 5 o’clock this afternoon.

3. My father was washing his car from five to six.

4. This time last year we were living in France.

5. The students were offering flowers to visitors.

6. I was cooking dinner half an hour ago.

7. She was working at the studio at that time.

8. What were you doing from 3 to 6 yesterday afternoon?

Bài 12: Chọn đáp án đúng:

1. The doorbell (rang/ was ringing) while Tom (watched/ was watching) television.

2. How fast (did you drive/ were you driving) when the accident (happened/ was happening)?

3. Anna and Susan (made/ were making) dinner when Martin (arrived/ was arriving) home.

4. The light (went out/ was going out) while we (had/ were having) dinner. But it (came/ was coming) on again after ten minutes.

5. “What (did you do/ were you doing) this time yesterday?”

“I (worked/ was working) on the computer”.

6. It suddenly (began/ was beginning) to rain while Laura (sat/ was sitting) in the garden.

7. Sam (took/ was taking) a photograph of me while I (didn’t look/ wasn’t looking).

8. When I (saw/ was seeing) them, they (tried/ were trying) to find a new hose near their work.

9. I (walked/ was walking) along the street when I suddenly (felt/ was feeling) something hit me in the back. I (didn’t know/ wasn’t knowing) what it was.

10. Last night I (dropped/ was dropping) a plate when I (did/ was doing) the washing up. Fortunately it (didn’t break/ wasn’t breaking).

Bài tập tự luyện thì quá khứ tiếp diễn

I. Chia động từ ở thì quá khứ tiếp diễn

1. I ___________________down the street when it begin to rain (go)

2. At this time last year, I ___________________an English course (attend)

3. Jim ________________ under the tree when he heard an explosion (stand)

4. The boy fell and hurt himself while he _________________ a bicycle (ride)

5. When we met them last year, they______________ in Santiago (live)

6. The tourist lost his camera while he________________ around the city (walk)

7. The lorry _______________ very fast when it hit our car (go)

8. While I ____________________in my room, my roommate ___________________ a party in the other room (study/have)

9. Mary and I___________________ the house when the telephone rang (just leave)

10. We __________________ in the café when they saw us (sit)

II. Chia động từ ở thì quá khứ hoặc quá khứ tiếp diễn

1. I ________________ (call) Mr Wilson at 9 last night, but he (not be)_________________at home. He (study) _______________ at the library

2. I __________ (not hear) the thunder during the storm last night because I ________ (sleep)

3. It was beautiful yesterday when we went for a walk in the park. The sun_________(shine). The birds_____________(sing)

4. My brother and sister _________ (talk) about something when I ________________ (walk) into the room.

5. Tom went to his friends ‘house, but the boys ___________________ (not be) there. They (play)_____________soccer in the vacant lot down the street.

6. The little boy _______________ (fall) asleep while his mother___________________ (read) him a story.

7. I really enjoyed my holiday last January. While it____(snow) in Iowa, the sun ______________ (shine) in Florida.

8. While Ted _______________ (shovel) snow from his driveway yesterday, his wife ____ (bring) him a cup of hot chocolate.

9. John _________________ (have) a car accident last week. He __________________ (drive) down the street when suddenly a lorry __________________ (hit) his car from behind.

10. 10. Ten years ago, the government _______________ (decide) to begin a food programme. At that time, many people in the rural areas _______________ (starve) due to several years of drought.

11. They _…….(wait) for me when I _________________ at the station (arrive)

12. She _________ (swim) in the sea when I ___________________ her (see)

13. _______they____________(play) tennis when it _____ raining (start)?

14. We ____ (drive) home from the theatre when the police _________(stop) us.

15. The wind _________ (blow) very hard when I _____(go) out this morning.

BÀI TẬP VỀ THÌ QUÁ KHỨ TIẾP DIỄN

Bài tập 1Biến đổi các câu sau sang phủ định, nghi vấn và trả lời các câu hỏi nghi vấn đó

  1. He was planting trees in the garden at 4 pm yesterday.

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

  1. They were working when she came yesterday.

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

  1. She was painting a picture while her mother was making a cake.

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

  1. Anne was riding her bike to school when Peter saw her yesterday.

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

  1. He was typing a letter when his boss went into the room.

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

– ………………………………………………………………….

Bài tập 2: Chia động từ ở dạng đúng để hoàn thành câu

  1. I (walk)___________down the street when it began to rain.
  2. At this time last year, I (attend)__________an English course.
  3. Jim (stand) ________ under the tree when he heard an explosion.
  4. The boy fell and hurt himself while he (ride)_________ a bicycle.
  5. When we met them last year, they (live)______ in Santiago.
  6. The tourist lost his camera while he (walk) _____ around the city.
  7. The lorry (go) _____ very fast when it hit our car.
  8. While I (study)_____in my room, my roommate (have)________ a party in the other room.
  9. Mary and I (dance)_________ the house when the telephone rang.
  10. We (sit)________ in the café when they saw us.

ĐÁP ÁN

Bài tập 1:

CâuĐáp ánVẻ đẹp từ vựng
1– He wasn’t planting trees in the garden at 4 pm yesterday.- Was he planting trees in the garden at 4 pm yesterday?Yes, he was./ No, he wasn’t.Các bộ phận của cây:- Leaf /liːf/ (n): lá- Petal /ˈpetl/ (n): cánh hoa- pollen /ˈpɒlən/ (n): phấn hoa- root /ruːt/ (n): rễ cây- thorn /θɔːn/ (n): gai- berry /ˈberi/ (n): quả mọng- blossom /ˈblɒsəm/ (n): hoa nhỏ mọc thành chùm- bud /bʌd/ (n): chồi- flower /ˈflaʊə(r)/ (n): hoa- bark /bɑːk/ (n): vỏ cây- branch /brɑːntʃ/ (n): cành cây
2– They weren’t working when she came yesterday.- Were they working when she came yesterday?Yes, they were./ No, they weren’t.Work /wɜːk/ động từ có nghĩa là “làm việc”, danh từ ngoài nghĩa “công việc” còn có nghĩa là “tác phẩm”
3– She wasn’t painting a picture while her mother was making a cake.- Was she painting a picture while her mother was making a cake?Yes, she was./ No, she wasn’t.Painter /’peintə/ (n): hoạ sĩMasterpiece /ˈmɑːstəpiːs/ (n): kiệt tác nghệ thuậtBake a cake (v): làm bánh ngọt
4– Anne wasn’t riding her bike to school when Peter saw her yesterday.- Was Anne riding her bike to school when Peter saw her yesterday?Yes, she was./ No, she wasn’t.School of thought (n): Trường phái tư tưởng
5– He wasn’t typing a letter when his boss went into the room.- Was he typing a letter when his boss went into the room?Yes, he was./ No, he wasn’t.Room /ruːm/ (n): Ngoài nghĩa là “căn phòng” còn có nghĩa là “không gian trống”VD: There’s room for one more at the table. (Có chỗ trống cho 1 người nữa trên bàn đấy)

Bài tập 2: Chia động từ ở dạng đúng để hoàn thành câu:

CâuĐáp ánPhân tích đáp ánVẻ đẹp từ vựng
1was walkingDấu hiện là When + Mệnh đề thì Quá khứ đơn => Mô tả 1 hành động đang diễn ra thì 1 hành động khác xen vào (Tôi đang đi bộ trên đường thì trời mưa)=> Ta chia Mệnh đề đang diễn ra ở thì Quá khứ tiếp diễnĐi bộ trên đường ta không nói là “walk on the street” mà nói là “walk down / walk along the street”
2was attendingCó từ tín hiệu At this time last year– Attendance check /əˈtendəns tʃek/ (n): Điểm danh- Absent /ˈæbsənt/ (adj): Vắng mặt
3was standingDấu hiện là When + Mệnh đề thì Quá khứ đơn => Mô tả 1 hành động đang diễn ra thì 1 hành động khác xen vào ( Jim đang ngồi dưới gốc cây thì nghe thấy tiếng nổ)=> Ta chia Mệnh đề đang diễn ra ở thì Quá khứ tiếp diễn 
4was ridingDấu hiện là While + Mệnh đề thì Quá khứ đơn => Mô tả 1 hành động đang diễn ra thì 1 hành động khác xen vào (Cậu bé đang lái xe đạp thì bị ngã)=> Ta chia Mệnh đề đang diễn ra ở thì Quá khứ tiếp diễn– Ride + bike / motor bike: : Lái xe đạp / xe máy ta sử dụng động từ “ride”- Drive + car / truck: Lái ô tô / xe tải, ta sử dụng động từ “drive”
5were living  
6was walking Camera không phát âm là /ca me ra/Camera /ˈkæmərə/ (n): Máy ảnh, máy quay
7was going Lorry /ˈlɒri/ = truck /trʌk/: Xe tải
8was studying; was havingCó từ tín hiệu While + Mệnh đề chia ở thì Quá khứ tiếp diễn, mệnh đề phía sau ta cũng chia ở thì Quá khứ tiếp diễn để mô tả 2 hành động xảy ra đồng thờiRoommate /ˈruːmmeɪt/ (n): Bạn cùng phòngHousemate /ˈhaʊsmeɪt/ (n): Bạn cùng nhàClassmate /ˈklɑːsmeɪt/ (n): Bạn cùng lớpTeammate /ˈtiːmmeɪt/ (n): Bạn cùng nhómSoulmate /ˈsəʊlmeɪt/ (n): Bạn tri kỷ
9were dancingDấu hiện là When + Mệnh đề thì Quá khứ đơn => Mô tả 1 hành động đang diễn ra thì 1 hành động khác xen vào (Marry và tôi đang múa thì điện thoại đổ chuông)=> Ta chia Mệnh đề đang diễn ra ở thì Quá khứ tiếp diễn 
10were sittingDấu hiện là When + Mệnh đề thì Quá khứ đơn có động từ “saw” (Ai đó bị nhìn thấy khi đang làm gì) => Ta chia Mệnh đề đang diễn ra ở thì Quá khứ tiếp diễn– Pavement café (n): những quán cà phê được sắp xếp bàn trên các vỉa hè cho khách vừa ngồi vừa nhìn đường phố- Trendy café (n): quán cà phê có phong cách theo xu hướng thịnh hành

LUYỆN TẬP

Bài tập 1: Chia động từ ở dạng Quá khứ đơn và Quá khứ tiếp diễn để hoàn thành đoạn văn sau

In my last holiday, I went to Hawaii. When I (go) 1…………………………. to the beach for the first time, something wonderful happened. I (swim) 2…………………………. in the sea while my mother was sleeping in the sun. My brother was building a castle and my father (drink) 3…………………………. some water. Suddenly I (see) 4…………………………. a boy on the beach. His eyes were blue like the water in the sea and his hair (be) 5…………………………. beautiful black. He was very tall and thin and his face was brown. My heart (beat) 6…………………………. fast. I (ask) 7…………………………. him for his name with a shy voice. He (tell) 8…………………………. me that his name was John. He (stay) 9…………………………. with me the whole afternoon. In the evening, we met again. We ate pizza in a restaurant. The following days we (have) 10…………………………. a lot of fun together. At the end of my holidays when I left Hawaii I said good-bye to John. We had tears in our eyes. He wrote to me a letter very soon and I answered him.

Bài tập 2: Tìm lỗi sai trong các câu sau

  1. I was play football when she called me.
  2. Was you study Math at 5 p.m. yesterday?
  3. What was she do while her mother was making lunch?
  4. Where did you went last Sunday?
  5. They weren’t sleep during the meeting last Monday.
  6. He got up early and have breakfast with his family yesterday morning.
  7. She didn’t broke the flower vase. Tom did.
  8. Last week my friend and I go to the beach on the bus.
  9. While I am listening to music, I heard the doorbell.
  10. Peter turn on the TV, but nothing happened.

Bài tập 3: Hoàn thành các câu sau bằng ý tưởng của chính bạn, sử dụng thì Quá khứ tiếp diễn

  1. At 8 o’clock yesterday evening, I ……………………………………………
  2. At 5 o’clock last Monday, ………………………………………………..…
  3. At 10.15 yesterday morning, ………………………………………………..
  4. At 7:45 yesterday evening, ………………………………………………….
  5. Half an hour ago, ……………………………………………………………
  6. Matt phoned while we …………………………………………………….…
  7. The doorbell rang while I ……………………………………………………
  8. We saw an accident while we ………………………………………………
  9. Ann fell asleep while she …………………………………………………..
  10. The television was on, but nobody …………………………………………

ĐÁP ÁN

Bài tập 1:

1. went                 2. Was swimming             3. Was drinking           4. Saw                   5. Was

6. beat                  7. Asked                           8. Told                         9. stayed              10. Had

Bài tập 2:

1. I was play football when she called me.

Play => playing

2. Was you study Math at 5 p.m. yesterday?

Was…study => Were…studying

3. What was she do while her mother was making lunch?

Do => doing

4. Where did you went last Sunday?

Went => go

5. They weren’t sleep during the meeting last Monday.

Sleep => sleeping

6. He got up early and have breakfast with his family yesterday morning.

Have => had

7. She didn’t broke the flower vase. Tom did.

Broke => break

8. Last week my friend and I go to the beach on the bus.

Go => went

9. While I am listening to music, I heard the doorbell.

Am => was

10. Peter turn on the TV, but nothing happened.

Turn => turned

Bài tập 3:

1. At 8 o’clock yesterday evening, I was having dinner with my parents.

2. At 5 o’clock last Monday, I was doing exercise.

3. At 10.15 yesterday morning, my dad was cooking lunch.

4. At 7:45 yesterday evening, my mom was helping my brother with his homework.

5. Half an hour ago, I was playing cards with John.

6. Matt phoned while we were chatting.

7. The doorbell rang while I was washing my hair.

8. We saw an accident while we were watching TV.

9. Ann fell asleep while she was chatting with her boyfriend.

10. The television was on, but nobody was watching.

Thì quá khứ tiếp diễn – Bài tập vận dụng (có đáp án)

Exercise 1: Complete the sentences using Past Continuous

Yessterday at 7 p.m:

  1. Jame (send) _________ a text message to her mom.
  2. Rosy & Billy (have) __________ the evening tea.
  3. My dad (drive) ____________ back home from work.
  4. Jake (dive) _____________ into the swimming pool
  5. My grandma (tidy) ___________ up my wwardrobe.
  6. My sister (vacuum) ___________ the livingroom.
  7. Mary (fly) ____________ to London to visit her grandparents.
  8. My parents (prepare) ________ barbecue for us.
  9. Jill (sunbathe) ____________ on Sam Son beach.
  10. My brother (water) ____________ floers in the garden.

Exercise 2: Past simple or Past continuous

  1. She (play) _____________ the drum when her mom (come) ________ home.
  2. Tertius (copy) _______ his classmate’s homework when the teacher (see)_____ him.
  3. My younger sister (cry) __________ when she (come) _____ home from school.
  4. The students (fight) ________ when the principal (arrive) ______
  5. My brother (read) ______ books when my dad (come) _______ in.
  6. The rain (start) ________ to fall while we (walk) _______ in the park
  7. My family (have) _____ dinner when someone (knock) _________ on the door.
  8. The lights (go) ______ off when she (have) ___________ a shower.
  9. Minh (sleep) __________ when his teacher (talk) ___________ in the class.

Exercise 3: Write the correct words

Billy (drive) __________ home from the station in his car yesterday evening when he (have) _________ an accident. He (drive) ________________ along a main road at 80 kms an hour when another car (come) ____________ out of a side road and (hit)_____________ his. There (be) ________ a lot of damage to both cars and both Billy and the man (hurt) ___________ One of Billy’s legs (break) ___________ and the other man (have) _____________ a cut on his head.

Another car (follow) _____________ Billy’s. They ________ quite slowly so the car __________ immediately and a man (get)_______ out of it. They (run) __________ to the damaged cars and (pull) Billy and the man out of them because they (think) _______ “The petrol in these cars withh catch fire and burn the two man. Soon an ambulance (arrive) __________ and (take) the two men to hospital. The policeman (arrive) ______ too and (begin) __________ to measure things. A truck (come)___________ and (pull) ___________ the cars off the road.

Answers:

Ex 1: 

  1. was sending
  2. were having
  3. was driving
  4. was diving
  5. was tidying
  6. was flying
  7. were preparing
  8. was sunbathing
  9. was watering

Ex2:

  1. was playing/ came
  2. was copying/ saw
  3. cried/ was coming
  4. were fighting/ arrived
  5. was reading/ came
  6. started/ were walking
  7. was having/ knocked
  8. went/ was having
  9. slept/ was talking

Ex3:

Billy (drive) ___was driving__ home from the station in his car yesterday evening when he (have) __had__ an accident. He (drive) ___was driving____ along a main road at 80 kms an hour when another car (come) __came___ out of a side road and (hit)____hit____ his. There (be) ____was___ a lot of damage to both cars and both Billy and the man were hurt. One of Billy’s legs was broken and the other man (have) _____had____ a cut on his head.

Another car (follow) _____was following____ Billy’s. They (drive)___were driving___ quite slowly so the car (stop) ___stopped___ immediately and a man (get)__got___ out of it. They (run) ___ran___ to the damaged cars and (pull)____pulled____ Billy and the man out of them because they (think) ___thought___ “The petrol in these cars withh catch fire and burn the two man. Soon an ambulance (arrive) ____arrived____ and (take) ___took___ the two men to hospital. The policeman (arrive) __arrived____ too and (begin) _____began___ to measure things. A truck (come)___came____ and (pull) ____pulled____ the cars off the road.

Các bài tập vận dụng của thì quá khứ tiếp diễn

1. Bài tập

Bài 1: Chọn đáp án đúng để hoàn thành đoạn văn sau

From: Kathy

To: Rock

We had a fantastic day at the hotel yesterday. At 12 o’clock, the sun (1) was/were shining and it (2) wasn’t/weren’t raining. My mom and dad (3) was/were reading their book, my little sisters (4) was/were playing with his new friend and my cousin. And I (5) was/were learning how to sail. What (6) was/were you doing at this time yesterday?

Bài 2: Chọn đáp án đúng

  1. We …… on the lake when it started to rain so we went home.

A. finished B. finishing C. were finishing D. are finishing

  1. My dad found some money while he …… his suitcase.

A. packing B. package C. are packing D. was packing

  1. My brother ……… in Ireland when he met his girlfriend.

A. study B. was studying C. were study D. was study

  1. My grandma tried pizza for the first time while she ………. in Italy.

A. staying B. is staying C. is stayed D. was staying

  1. My mom ………. in the sea when she saw a dolphin.

A. was swimming B. was swiming C. were swimming D. were swiming

  1. ……. it ……. when you woke up this morning?

A. Is….raining B. was ….. raining C. is….rain D.were…… raining

  1. What …….. when the teacher came?

A. were you doing B. was you doing C. are you doing D. are you doing

  1. What did you watch on TV while you …….. dinner yesterday?

A. were having B. was having C. were haveing D. was haveing

  1. The man ………. his letter in the post office at that time.

A. is sending B. was sending C. sending D. was senting

  1. It ………and cloudy when we left Ireland.

A. was rain B. was raining C. is raining D. raining

Bài 3: Tìm và sửa lỗi sai trong những câu dưới đây

  1. He was play game when she called him.
  2. Was you study Math at 8 p.m last night?
  3. What was you do while your mother was making lunch?
  4. Where did you went in this time last Sunday?
  5. While I am listening to music, I heard the doorbell.
  6. The sun shining in Pointe-d-Pitre when I left Dublin.
  7. I did my homework and my parents were watched the new when the phone rang.
  8. They watch football on TV at 7 p.m. yesterday.
  9. While people were talking to each other, he read his book.
  10. Who is she dancing with at the party last night?

Bài 4: Biến đổi các câu sau sang dạng phủ định và nghi vấn

1. Your sister was finishing in the lake while I was building a fire.

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

2. He was learning how to windsurf yesterday at eleven o’clock.

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

3. It was snowing there. The kids are playing and building snowmen.

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

4. They were playing a game when you arrived.

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

5. She was cooking when I came yesterday.

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

⇒ ………………………………………………………………………

Bài 5: Viết lại các câu sau sao cho nghĩa không đổi

  1. I were sleeping and the fire started.

⇒ ……………………………………………………………………….

  1. It began to rain and what was he doing.

⇒ ……………………………………………………………………….

  1. The farmer started wishing and he was ploughing the field.

⇒ ……………………………………………………………………….

  1. She came and what were you doing?

⇒ ……………………………………………………………………….

  1. Jackson was reading a book and his mother came in.

⇒ ……………………………………………………………………….

  1. We were working in the field and the volcano erupted.

⇒ ……………………………………………………………………….

Đáp án

Bài 1: Chọn đáp án đúng để hoàn thành đoạn văn sau

  1. was
  2. wasn’t
  3. were
  4. were
  5. were
  6. were

Bài 2: Chọn đáp án đúng

  1. C
  2. D
  3. B
  4. D
  5. A
  6. B
  7. A
  8. A
  9. B
  10. B

Bài 3: Tìm và sửa lỗi sai trong những câu dưới đây

  1. was play ⇒ was playing
  1. Was you study ⇒ Was you studying
  2. do ⇒ doing
  3. did you went ⇒ were you going
  4. am ⇒ were
  5. shining ⇒ was shining
  6. did ⇒ were doing

watched ⇒ watching

  1. watch ⇒ were watching
  2. read ⇒ was reading
  3. is ⇒ was

Bài 4: Biến đổi các câu sau sang dạng phủ định và nghi vấn

1. Your sister was finishing in the lake while I was building a fire.

⇒ Your sister wasn’t finishing in the lake while I was building a fire.

⇒ Was your sister finishing in the lake while I was building a fire.

2. He was learning how to windsurf yesterday at eleven o’clock.

⇒ He wasn’t learning how to windsurf yesterday at eleven o’clock.

⇒ Was he learning how to windsurf yesterday at eleven o’clock.

3. It was snowing there. The kids are playing and building snowmen.

⇒ It wasn’t snowing there. The kids are playing and building snowmen.

⇒ Was it snowing there. The kids are playing and building snowmen.

4. They were playing a game when you arrived.

⇒ They weren’t playing a game when you arrived.

⇒ Were they playing a game when you arrived.

5. She was cooking when I came yesterday.

⇒ She wasn’t cooking when I came yesterday.

⇒ Was she cooking when I came yesterday.

Bài 5: Viết lại các câu sau sao cho nghĩa không đổi

  1. The fire started while I were sleeping.
  2. What was he doing when it began to rain.
  3. When the farmer started wishing while he was ploughing the field.
  4. What were you doing when she came?
  5. His mother came in while Jackson was reading a book.
  6. The volcano erupted while we were working in the field.

Bài tập 1: Chọn đúng thì của các câu sau (quá khứ đơn và quá khứ tiếp diễn):

1. Alice saw/ was seeing the accident when she was catching the bus.

2. What were you doing/ did you do when I called?

3. I didn’t visit/ weren’t visiting my friends last summer holiday.

4. It rained/ was raining heavily last July.

5. While people were talking to each other, he read/ was reading his book.

6. My sister was eating/ ate hamburgers every weekend last month.

7. While we were running/ ran in the park, Mary fell over.

8. Did you find/ Were you finding your keys yesterday?

9. Who was she dancing/ did she dance with at the party last night?

10. They were watching/ watched football on TV at 7 p.m. yesterday.

Bài tập 2: Sửa lỗi sai trong các câu sau (quá khứ đơn và quá khứ tiếp diễn):

1. I was play football when she called me.

2. Was you study Math at 5 p.m. yesterday?

3. What was she do while her mother was making lunch?

4. Where did you went last Sunday?

5. They weren’t sleep during the meeting last Monday.

6. He got up early and have breakfast with his family yesterday morning.

7. She didn’t broke the flower vase. Tom did.

8. Last week my friend and I go to the beach on the bus.

9. While I am listening to music, I heard the doorbell.

10. Peter turn on the TV, but there was nothing interesting.

Bài tập 3: Hoàn thành các câu sau sử dụng thì quá khứ đơn và quá khứ tiếp diễn:

1. Where/ you/ go?

2. Who/ you/ go with?

3. How/ you/ get/ there?

4. What/ you/ do/ during the day?

5. you/ have/ a/ good/ time?

6. What/ your parents/ do/ while/ you/ go/ on holiday?

Bài tập 4: Chia đúng các động từ sau ở thì quá khứ đơn và quá khứ tiếp diễn:

In my last holiday, I went to Hawaii. When I (go) (1) …………to the beach for the first time, something wonderful happened. I (swim) (2) …………in the sea while my mother was sleeping in the sun. My brother was building a sand castle and my father (drink) (3) …………. some water. Suddenly, I (see) (4) …………a boy on the beach. His eyes were blue like the water in the sea and his hair (be) (5) …………beautiful black. He was very tall and thin and his face was brown. My heart (beat) (6) …………fast. I (ask) (7) …………him for his name with a shy voice. He (tell) (8) …………me that his name was John. He (stay) (9) …………with me the whole afternoon. In the evening, we met again. We ate pizza in a restaurant. The following days we (have) (10) …………a lot of fun together. At the end of my holiday when I left Hawaii I said goodbye to John. We had tears in our eyes. He wrote me a letter very soon and I answered him.

Đáp án phần bài tập thì quá khứ đơn và quá khứ tiếp diễn: 

Bài 1: 

1. saw

2. were you doing

3. didn’t visit

4. rained

5. was reading

6. ate

7. were running

8. did you find

9. did she dance

10. were watching

Bài 2: 

1. I was playing football when she called me.

2. Was you studying Math at 5 p.m. yesterday?

3. What was she doing while her mother was making lunch?

4. Where did you go last Sunday?

5. They weren’t sleeping during the meeting last Monday.

6. He got up early and had breakfast with his family yesterday morning.

7. She didn’t break the flower vase. Tom did.

8. Last week my friend and I went to the beach on the bus.

9. While I was listening to music, I heard the doorbell.

10. Peter turned on the TV, but there was nothing interesting.

Bài 3: 

1. Where did you go?

2. Who did you go with?

3. How did you get there?

4. What were you doing during the day?

5. Did you have a good time?

6. What were your parents doing while you were going on holiday?

Bài 4: 

In my last holiday, I went to Hawaii. When Iwent to the beach for the first time, something wonderful happened. I was swimming in the sea while my mother was sleeping in the sun. My brother was building a sand castle and my father was drinking some water. Suddenly, I saw a boy on the beach. His eyes were blue like the water in the sea and his hair was beautiful black. He was very tall and thin and his face was brown. My heart was beating fast. I asked him for his name with a shy voice. He told me that his name was John. He stayed with me the whole afternoon. In the evening, we met again. We ate pizza in a restaurant. The following days we had a lot of fun together. At the end of my holiday when I left Hawaii I said goodbye to John. We had tears in our eyes. He wrote me a letter very soon and I answered him.

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