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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

EXAM PRACTICE, Apr. 13th, 2010

The following question is similar to the one in part 3 of the Engl 140 final exam. There are many possible answers. Write a sentence using the vocabulary and grammar indicated.

a dependent clause in the past perfect progressive using the verb "ride" + an independent clause in the simple past using the verb "see"


Joanne T said...

When I was riding past the house on my bike, I saw a cat in the window.

Veronica Baig said...

JOANNE: You have used the past progressive instead of the past perfect progressive tense;-)

Joanne T said...

Thanks Veronica;

I had been riding my bike for two hours before I saw the house I was looking for.

Veronica Baig said...

JOANNE: That's better:-)