LET'S LEARN AND WRITE IN ENGLISH

A. Put the verbs in brackets intothe simple past or the past perfect simple:
a. After Fred (spend)……..his holiday in Italy, he (want)……..to learn Italian.
b. Jill (phone)…….Albert at work before her (leave)…….for a trip.
c. Susan (turn)……..on the radio after her (wash)……the dishes.
d. When she (arrive)…….the match (already/ start)……………………
e. After the man (come)………home, he (feed)………….the cat.
f. Before he (sing)……a song, he (play)……..the guitar.
g. She (watch)……… a video after the children (go)……..to bed.
h. After Zahra (make)…….break fast, she (phone)………her friend.
i. The storm (destroy)……..sand castle that we (build)……………..
j. My brother (eat)……..all the cake that our mum (make)………………….
k. The doctor (take) ………off the plaster that he (put)…….six weeks before.
l. I could not remember the poem we (learn)………the week before.
m. The waiter (bring)…….a drink that I (not/ order)…………….
n. He (phone)…….Fatima before he (go)……..to see her in London.

B. Put the verbs between bracketsin the correct form: simple past, past perfect simple or continuous:
a. They (wait)…….at the station for 2 hours when the train finally (arrive)………...
b. I (be)…….. Very tired because I (study)………too much.
c. We (look for)…….. Her ring for 3 hours and then we (find)…….it in the bathroom.
d. How long (she/ learn)…….English before she (go)………to London.
e. I (not/work)……..all day, so I was not tired and went to the club at night.
f. He (drive)…… less than an hour when ran out of the petrol.
g. BeforeJim finally (decide)……to go to Morocco, he (think)…….about it for months.
h. They (eat)……….all the chocolate by the time Samira (get)………to the party.
i. When the doctor (tell)……….him his liver was seriously bad, he (eat)……hamburgers for a month.