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I (0) ...... was walking ...... (walk) down the street this morning when I (1) .............................. (see) a lot of people in front of me. They(2) .............................. (watch) something. When I (3) .............................. (get) nearer, I saw what (4) .............................. (happen) a man (5) .............................. (lie) on the pavement. He (6) .............................. (bleed). Two other men (7) .............................. (stand) near him. One of them (8) .............................. (hold) a gun. A woman (9) .............................. (cry). I froze! Then suddenly, someone (10) .............................. (shout)

‘Cut!’ The woman (11) .............................. (stop) crying and the wounded man (12) .............................. (stand) up. Then I (13) .............................. (notice) a camera and (14) .............................. (realise) that they (15) .............................. (make) a film!

  1. Complete this text with either the past simple or the past continuous form of the verbs in brackets:

While Trevor Baylis 1) ____________ (listen) to a radio programme about villages in rural Africa, he 2)____________ (have) a great idea. According to the programme, most villages 3)____________ (not have) electricity, so communication with the outside world 4)____________ (be) a problem. While people in cities 5)____________(receive) the latest health information, people in the countryside 6) ____________ (not get) enough information and education. Baylis 7)____________ (go) to his workshop and 8) ____________ (begin) experimenting. He soon 9) ____________ (make) a working radio with no batteries - wind-up radio. While he 10) ____________ (try), without luck, to sell his idea to companies, to sell his idea to companies, he 11) ____________ (have) a lucky break. His radio 12) ____________ (appear) on a BBC TV programme, and someone who had money to invest in the project 13) ____________ (watch). As a result, the Freeplay radio 14) ___________ (become) a huge success.

7. Complete the text with either the pas simple or the past continuous form of the verbs in brackets:

Anita Roddick, founder of the Body Shop, 1) _______________ (learn) customs and rituals from many different countries while she 2) ______________ (travel) around the world. In 1971, she 3)________ (marry) Gordon Roddick. They 4) ______________ (have) a small business in Brighton, but after a few years they 5) ______________ (decide) they 6) _________________ (want) a different way of life.

While her husband 7) ______________ (travel) in the USA in 1976, Anita 8) _____________ (open) the first Body Shop, selling natural cosmetics. She 9) ______________ (always think) about ways to develop environment-friendly products and packages. That’s why many environment-conscious people 10) ________ (like) her ideas and were interested in starting their own branch of the Body Shop.