past simple or continuous

Gap-fill exercise
By JUan Ignacio Montorio

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

1. I (watch) TV when she (phone) me.
2. While we (sit) on the beach, it (start) to rain.
3. They (do) their homework when their dad (come) home.
4. I (eat) pizza while she (listen) to her MP3.
5. The train (stop) six times while we (travel) to London.