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PHARMACY REGENT PAST TENSE EXERCISE

Simple Past / Past Continuous

Using the words in parentheses, complete the text below with the appropriate tenses

Last night, while I was doing my homework, Angela (call)________ . She said she (call)_________ me on her cell phone from her biology classroom at UCLA. I asked her if she (wait)__________ for class, but she said that the professor was at the front of the hall lecturing while she (talk) ________to me. I couldn’t believe she (make)_________ a phone call during the lecture. I asked what was going on.

She said her biology professor was so boring that several of the students (sleep, actually)______________ in class. Some of the students (talk)___________ about their plans for the weekend and the student next to her (draw)_________ a picture of a horse. When Angela (tell)__________ me she was not satisfied with the class, I (mention)_______ that my biology professor was quite good and (suggest) __________that she switch to my class.While we were talking, I (hear)____________ her professor yell, “Miss, are you making a phone call?” Suddenly, the line went dead. I (hang)_________ up the phone and went to the kitchen to make dinner. As I (cut)____________ vegetables for a salad, the phone rang once again. It (be)_________ Angela, but this time she wasn’t sitting in class.

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November 9, 2007 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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