Choose the correct verbs so that each tense appears once.
Simple past, past progressive, past perfect simple, past perfect progressive
- We to the cinema last week.simple action in the past → simple past
- A bird pooed on the window that I only a minute before.looking back to an action that took place before another action in the past, signal word: a minute before → past perfect simple
- Yesterday at nine he in front of his computer.action that was taking place at a certain point in the past → past progressive
- When their mum got home, the boys TV for two hours.how long an action had already been taking place by a certain point in the past → past perfect progressive
Complete the sentences for situations in the past. Decide which tense you need to use.