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Simple Past or Past Progressive Tense

In this exercises, listen to a person saying many sentences. Then, listen to each sentence. You can read the person’s words, In the sentences, the simple past and past progressive tenses are missing. The words “when” and “while” are missing, too. Fill in the blanks by choosing the words that the person says.

Listen to a man talking.

Listen to one of the sentences again. Choose the word or words that the man says.

  1. When I younger, I good.

  2. I whatever I , and I never fat.

  3. I very active.

  4. I my bike and a lot.

  5. I those things, I about exercise.

  6. I fun.

  7. I being active.

  8. I an adult, though, things .

  9. I being active, because I in an office and I at a desk all day.

  10. I to get some exercise, but I time.