Practice using the past continuous tense at CEFR Level B1
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Complete the sentences below selecting the correct form of the verb.
We ________ along the beach when it suddenly started to rain.CorrectIncorrect
This time yesterday, I _______ a friend who lives in the city.CorrectIncorrect
I was studying online when the internet connection _______.CorrectIncorrect
I _______ English at school but I still can’t speak it very well.CorrectIncorrect
The government _______ taxes on smoking last year but it has not led to a decrease in the number of people who smoke.CorrectIncorrect
Most people _______ how to use computers in the 1990s.CorrectIncorrect
While I _______ on my essay, my computer shut down.CorrectIncorrect
No one _______ attention while the teacher _______ to explain, so they all got low marks.CorrectIncorrect
It was a hot day. The sun _______ and there wasn’t a cloud in the sky.CorrectIncorrect
The thief _______ in to the room, _______ the ring and quietly _______.CorrectIncorrect