Pre-Intermediate Level >> Grammar Worksheets >> Students read sentences containing both past simple and past continuous and fill the spaces.

Past Continuous Gap Fill


Fill the spaces in the sentences with these phrases from the box.

was looking the other way
while I was having a bath
when the accident happened
when we were cut off
it was snowing
my wife arrived home
when it stopped working
when the police stopped me
as the big game was starting
when the dog attacked him

1. Tim was driving his car too quickly ____________.
2. ____________ as I was preparing her dinner for her.
3. I was riding my bicycle on the pavement ____________.
4. The boy was delivering newspapers ____________.
5. ____________ during the match and that made playing very difficult.
6. My sister was using the computer ____________.
7. The power went off in the house just ____________.
8. Unfortunately, the phone rang ____________.
9. I was speaking to my brother on the phone ____________.
10. The thief escaped while the policeman ____________. Premium

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