and: links two ideas that are related, "I like tea and coffee"
but: links a positive and a negative idea, "I like swimming, but I don't like dancing"
so: gives a result, "I was very tired so I went to sleep"
because: gives a reason, "I went to the party because I wanted to see Peter"
A Complete these sentences using: and, but, so, because.
1. She wants to go to the cinema, I don't like that film.
2. My wife plays tennis football.
3. I can't sleep, I'm going to drink a glass of hot milk.
4. She went to the disco, she didn't dance.
5. I'm studying English I love languages.
6. She danced a little talked to her friends.
7. He doesn't play the guitar, he plays the drum.
8. He is sad he saw an accident.
9. She didn't invited me, I didn't go to her birthday party.
10. She can draw well, she can't cook.
Exercise on Past Progressive
Put the verbs into the correct form (past progressive).
- When I phoned my friends, they (play) monopoly.
- Yesterday at six I (prepare) dinner.
- The kids (play) in the garden when it suddenly began to rain.
- I (practise) the guitar when he came home.
- We (not / cycle) all day.
- While Aaron (work) in his room, his friends (swim) in the pool.
- I tried to tell them the truth but they (listen / not) .
- What (you / do) yesterday?
- Most of the time we (sit) in the park.
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|Put in the verbs in brackets into the gap and form negative sentences. You can use long or short (contracted) forms of the auxiliary. |
Example: Maggie _____________ volleyball. (not/to play)
Answer: Maggie was not playing volleyball. or Maggie wasn't playing volleyball.