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Bài tập bài tập thì quá khứ tiếp diễn từ cơ bản đến nâng cao (có đáp án)

Ngữ pháp tiếng anh là một trong những thách thức lớn đối với những bạn mới bắt đầu học tiếng anh. Trong đó, việc phân biệt và xác định được thì quá khứ tiếp diễn là vấn đề được nhiều bạn đặt ra. Trong bài viết dưới đây, Anh ngữ ETEST sẽ chia sẻ đến bạn những kiến thức cơ bản và tổng hợp bài tập thì quá khứ tiếp diễn kèm đáp án dễ hiểu để bạn luyện tập và tự tin chinh phục điểm ngữ pháp này nhé!

bài tập thì quá khứ tiếp diễn
Tổng hợp trọn bộ bài tập thì quá khứ tiếp diễn kèm đáp án

1. Tóm tắt lý thuyết thì quá khứ tiếp diễn (Past continuous tense)

Dưới đây là một số kiến thức cơ bản của thì quá khứ tiếp diễn bạn cần nắm:

1.1 Công thức cấu trúc thì quá khứ tiếp diễn

Khẳng định S + was/were + V-ing

Ví dụ: She was doing housework when the police came (Cô ấy đang làm việc nhà thì cảnh sát tới)

Phủ định S + was/were + not + V-ing

Ví dụ: He wasn’t joking, Anna! (Anh ấy không đùa đâu, Anna)

Nghi vấn 1. Yes/No Question

Q: Was / Were + S + V-ing?

A: Yes, S + was/were.

No, S + wasn’t/weren’t.

Ví dụ: 

Q: Were her friends dancing while she was singing? (Có phải bạn cô ấy nhảy khi cô ấy đang hát không?)

A: Yes, they were/ No, they weren’t.

2. Wh-Question

Q: WH-word + was/ were + S + V-ing?

A: S + was/ were + V-ing +…

Ví dụ: What was he working on at noon? (Anh ấy đang làm gì lúc trưa vậy?)

bài tập quá khứ tiếp diễn
Cấu trúc thì quá khứ tiếp diễn

1.2 Cách dùng thì quá khứ tiếp diễn

Thì quá khứ tiếp diễn được dùng để:

  • Diễn tả một hành động đang xảy ra tại một thời điểm trong quá khứ.

Ví dụ: Anna was having dinner at 9 o’clock. (Anna đang ăn tối lúc 9 giờ)

  • Diễn tả những hành động xảy ra đồng thời trong quá khứ.

Ví dụ: While he was driving, his girlfriend was singing in the car. (Khi anh ấy đang lái xe thì bạn gái của anh ấy hát trong xe)

  • Diễn tả hành động đang xảy ra thì có hành động khác xen vào.

Ví dụ: When she was concentrating on my work, the bell rang (Khi cô ấy đang tập trung làm việc thì tiếng chuông reng lên)

  • Diễn tả một hành động từng lặp đi lặp lại trong quá khứ và làm phiền đến người khác.

Ví dụ: They were always complaining about the food at the canteen. (Họ lúc nào cũng than phiền về đồ ăn ở căng tin.)

bài tập quá khứ đơn và quá khứ tiếp diễn
Cách dùng thì quá khứ tiếp diễn

1.3 Dấu hiệu nhận biết thì quá khứ tiếp diễn

Dấu hiệu nhận biết thì quá khứ tiếp diễn khi trong câu xuất hiện các từ:

  • At + giờ + thời gian trong quá khứ. (at 5 o’clock yesterday,…)
  • At this time + thời gian trong quá khứ. (at this time last year,…)
  • In + năm (in 2001, in 1992)
  • In the past

Ví dụ: What was she doing at 10 a.m. last Monday? (Cô ấy đã làm gì vào lúc 10 giờ sáng hôm qua?)

2. Bài tập thì quá khứ tiếp diễn cơ bản và nâng cao kèm đáp án

Để giúp bạn rèn luyện và hiểu thêm về thì quá khứ tiếp diễn, dưới đây là một số dạng bài tập thì quá khứ tiếp diễn từ cơ bản đến nâng cao bạn có thể tham khảo.

2.1 Phần bài tập

2.1.1 Bài tập cơ bản thì quá khứ tiếp diễn

Bài 1: Điền vào chỗ trống

1. A: ___________ they watching TV at midnight?

B: No, they ___________.

2. We ___________ eating lunch in the cafeteria at noon.

3. A: ___________ you talking on the phone a few minutes ago? B: No, I __________.

4. I ___________ walking home when I saw the car accident.

5. My classmate and I ___________ studying together at the library.

6. While he ___________ cleaning the house, we ___________ cooking.

7. A: What ___________ you doing at one o’clock? B: I ___________ sleeping.

8. The car engine ___________ working, so I had to fix it.

9. A: ___________ you listening to the teacher? B: Yes, I ___________.

10. At seven o’clock, Mr. Smith ___________ robbing the bank.

11. Steven ___________ doing his homework, he was playing with his friends.

12. It ___________ raining last night, so I took my umbrella.

13. Anne ___________ studying in London last year.

14. I ___________ working as a teacher when I first met your mother.

15. We ___________ swimming while you ___________ playing volleyball.

Bài 2: Tạo câu

1.(they/take the exam?) 

________________________________________________________________________

2.(when/he/work/there?)

________________________________________________________________________

3.(you / make dinner?)

________________________________________________________________________

4.(they/drink/coffee/when/you/arrived?)

________________________________________________________________________

5. (when / we / sleep?)

________________________________________________________________________

6.(they/study/last/night)

________________________________________________________________________

7.(we/talk/when/the/accident/happened)

________________________________________________________________________

8.(he/not/exercise/enough)

________________________________________________________________________

9. (I / talk too much?) 

________________________________________________________________________

10. (it / not / snow) 

________________________________________________________________________

11. (how / they / feel?)

________________________________________________________________________

12. (they / not / talk) 

________________________________________________________________________

13. (where / I / stay?) 

________________________________________________________________________

14.(why/he/study/on/a/Saturday/night?)

________________________________________________________________________

15.(I/go/to/school/when/you/saw/me)

________________________________________________________________________

16.(you / sleep at 6am) 

________________________________________________________________________

17.(she/work/when/I/called)

________________________________________________________________________

18.(we/not/leave/when/you/called)

________________________________________________________________________

19.(I/not/stay/in/a/hotel)

________________________________________________________________________

20.(we/make/too/much/noise?)

_______________________________________________________________________

Bài 3: Điền vào chỗ trống

  1. But they _________________ weren’t living any longer. (not/live)
  2. I know she ______________ was looking at me. (look)
  3. _______________ Was it owing to any wisdom of hers? (it/owe/?)
  4. ___________________ away from fear of punishment? (she/steal/?)
  5. ________________________ to, Daddy? (who/you/speak/?)
  6. You _______________ to her at the moment. (talk)
  7. The boat __________________ in one position. (not/stay)
  8. Then he ______________ the whole story. (tell)
  9. The boat ________________ back to the wharf. (not/go)
  10. She thought he ______________ at her. (stare)
  11. ___________________________________________? (to what end/men and women/suffer/?)
  12. Only it ____________ the other way. (go)
  13. But he __________________ for trouble. (not/wait) And ______________________________________ away in the distance?
  14. (what/those grey forms/trot/?)
  15. ____________________________ in the bush? (why/you two/skulk/?)
  16. He ____________________ for any way of escape. (not/search)
  17. And I _______________ either. (not/lie)
  18. It was a man he _______________. (carry)
  19. But he _______________ of the boy. (think)
  20. These men ___________________ at him. (not/laugh)

2.1.2 Bài tập nâng cao thì quá khứ tiếp diễn

Bài 1: Điền vào khoảng trống

Monday 4.30 – 5.30 p.m have an appointment at the dentist’s
Tuesday 7 – 8 p.m play tennis with Mimi
Wednesday 8 – 10 p.m. watch the Black Widows
Thursday 8.30 – 9.30 p.m revise for an English test
Friday 5 – 7 p.m. do the shopping with Carrol
Saturday 11.30 – 12.30 a.m. cook lunch
Sunday 9 – 10 a.m. tidy the house with mum
  1. On Monday at 5 p.m. she ……………………………………. an appointment at the dentist’s.
  2. On Tuesday between 7 – 8 p.m. Jane and Mimi ……………………………………. tennis.
  3. On Wednesday at 9 o’clock she ……………………………………. the Black Widows.
  4. On Thursday from 8.30 to 9.30 she ……………………………………. for an English test.
  5. On Friday at 6 o’clock Jane and Carrol ……………………………………. the shopping.
  6. On Saturday between 11.30 and 12.30 she ……………………………………. lunch.
  7. On Sunday at 9.30 Jane and her mum ……………………………………. the house.
  8. But I don’t know what she ………………………………….. at 12 p.m. on Sunday. Was she sleeping?

Bài 2: Cuộc trò chuyện

  1. Where ………………………………………………………..? At a table by the window.
  2. What ………………………………………………………… ? Coffee with milk and a glass of apple juice.
  3. What ……………… Simon …………………………….. ? The apple juice.
  4. …………………………………………………… anything? No, nothing. They were not hungry.
  5. What ………………. Sharon …………………………….? A white pullover and black jeans.
  6. How ……………. she …………………… in her outfit? She was really pretty.
  7. ……………. they …………………… anything special? Not really. They were just talking.
  8. What ……………………………………………….. about? About their friends from school.
  9. How ………. Simon ……………… at the restaurant? He was quite happy and relaxed.

Bài 3: Hoàn thành câu

  1. ………………………………………….. a shower at 6 o’clock. (I | not have)
  2.  ………………………………………….. computer games when I came back home? (you | not play)
  3. ………………………………………….. on the beach all day. (I | not lie)
  4. ………………………………………….. when you saw us. (we | not argue)
  5. ………………………………………….. between one and two o’clock? (Jane and Katy | not work)
  6. ………………………………………….. on your seat when you wanted to sit down. (Dick | not sit)
  7. ………………………………………….. anything at that moment. (they | not do)
  8. ………………………………………….. to the airport at 11 o’clock? (Mr. Jones | not drive)

Bài 4: Điền vào chỗ trống

  1. Julie____________________________ (sleep) at three o’clock.
  2. She____________________________(study) at three o’clock.
  3. Luke____________________________ (read) at three o’clock.
  4. He____________________________(work) at three o’clock.
  5. They____________________________(eat) chocolate at three o’clock.
  6. John____________________________ (play) tennis at three o’clock.
  7. We____________________________ (watch) TV at three o’clock.
  8. He____________________________(use) the internet at three o’clock.
  9. You____________________________ (cook) lunch at three o’clock.
  10. We____________________________(travel) to London at three o’clock.
  11. Mrs. Brown____________________________(not/walk) in the garden when the murder happened.
  12. Mr Black____________________________(not/work) in his study when the murder happened.
  13. Miss Jones____________________________(not/talk) to Mr. White when the murder happened.
  14. You____________________________(not/play) cards when the murder happened.
  15. Dr Ford____________________________(not/read) in his room when the murder happened.
  16. Mr. and Mrs. Green____________________________(not/eat) in the dining room when the murder happened.
  17. Mr Blue____________________________ (not/drink) coffee in the library when the murder happened.
  18. The maid____________________________(not/clean) the bedrooms when the murder happened.
  19. I____________________________ (not/listen) to music when the murder happened.
  20. The dogs____________________________ (not/play) outside when the murder happened.

2.2 Phần đáp án

2.2.1 Đáp án bài tập cơ bản thì quá khứ tiếp diễn

Bài 1: Điền vào chỗ trống

1. Were / weren’t       2. were           3. Were / wasn’t
4. was                       5. were            6. was / were
7. were / was            8. wasn’t          9. Were / was
10. was                    11. wasn’t         12. was
13. was                    14. was             15. were / were

Bài 2: Tạo câu

  1. Were they taking the exam?
  2. When was he working there?
  3. Were you making dinner?
  4. Were they drinking coffee when you arrived?
  5. When were we sleeping?
  6. They were studying last night.
  7. We were talking when the accident happened.
  8. He wasn’t exercising enough.
  9. Was I talking too much?
  10. It wasn’t snowing.
  11. How were they feeling?
  12. They weren’t talking.
  13. Where was I staying?
  14. Why was he studying on a Saturday night?
  15. I was going to school when you saw me.
  16. You were sleeping at 6am.
  17. She was working when I called.
  18. We weren’t leaving when you called.
  19. I wasn’t staying in a hotel.
  20. Were we making too much noise?

2.2.2 Đáp án bài tập nâng cao thì quá khứ tiếp diễn

Bài 1: 

  1. On Monday at 5 p.m. she was having an appointment at the dentist’s.
  2. On Tuesday between 7 – 8 p.m. Jane and Mimi were playing tennis.
  3. On Wednesday at 9 o’clock she was watching the Black Widows.
  4. On Thursday from 8.30 to 9.30 she was revising for an English test.
  5. On Friday at 6 o’clock Jane and Carrol were doing the shopping.
  6. On Saturday between 11.30 and 12.30 she was cooking lunch.
  7. On Sunday at 9.30 Jane and her mum were tidying the house.
  8. But I don’t know what she was doing at 12 p.m. on Sunday. Was she sleeping?

Bài 2: 

  1. Where were they sitting? At a table by the window.
  2. What were they drinking? Coffee with milk and a glass of apple juice.
  3. What was Simon drinking? The apple juice.
  4. Were they eating anything? No, nothing. They were not hungry.
  5. What was Sharon wearing? A white pullover and black jeans.
  6. How was she looking in her outfit? She was really pretty.
  7. Were they doing anything special? Not really. They were just talking.
  8. What were they talking about? About their friends from school.
  9. How was Simon feeling at the restaurant? He was quite happy and relaxed.

Bài 3: 

  1. I wasn’t (was not) having a shower at 6 o’clock.
  2. Weren’t you playing | Were you not playing computer games when I came back home?
  3. I wasn’t (was not) lying on the beach all day.
  4. We weren’t (were not) arguing when you saw us.
  5. Weren’t Jane and Katy working | Were Jane and Katy not working between one and two o’clock?
  6. Dick wasn’t (was not) sitting on your seat when you wanted to sit down.
  7. They weren’t (were not) doing anything at that moment.
  8. Wasn’t Mr. Jones driving | Was Mr. Jones not driving to the airport at 11 o’clock?

Bài 4: 

1. was sleeping 2. was studying 3. was reading 4. was working
5. were eating 6. was playing 7. were watching 8. was using
9. was cooking 10. were travelling 11. wasn’t talking/wasn’t working   12. was not working/ was not talking
13. wasn’t talking/ was not talking 14. were not playing/ weren’t playing
15. was not reading/ wasn’t reading 16. were not eating/ weren’t eating
17. was not drinking/ wasn’t drinking 18. was not cleaning/ wasn’t cleaning
19. was not listening/ wasn’t listening 20. were not playing/ weren’t playing

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