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Complete the gaps with an irregular verb in the past simple tense. Choose from: Note: You will need to use some verbs more than once.   Dear Oséias     I'm writing to tell you about something that happened yesterday. I (1) ____ up at the usual time - about 10 am (2) ____ a shower and (3) ____ breakfast. I (4) ____ a big bowl of cereal and some toast and watched TV for a while. Then I went into the kitchen where I (5) ____ a funny noise. I (6) ____ it (7) ____ from behind the cooker. I (8) ____ my tool box and moved the cooker out of the way.     The noise (9) ____ louder but I couldn't see anything. I (10) ____ my uncle to ask his advice. He (11) ____ that he (12) ____ it could be a gas leak. When I (13) ____ this I just panicked! I (14) ____ the phone down, (15) ____ outside, (16) ____ in my car and (17)  ____ to the local police station. I (18) ____ them about my gas leak but the constable (19) ____ his patience with me. He (20)  ____ that I should have phoned the gas company. He (21) ____ his report, then (22) ____ the gas company for me.     Then I remembered that my house doesn't have gas - only electricity! I (23) ____ really stupid and (24) ____ that the constable would be angry with me for wasting his time, so I (25) ____ out of the police station while he (26) ____ still on the phone. I (27) ____ home to try to find out what the noise (28) ____. On the way I (29) ____ a newspaper and I (30) ____ about an escaped llama that (31) ____ out of the city safari park last Wednesday.     When I (32) ____ I (33) ____ my key in the door, turned it, (34) ____ inside and straight away (35) ____ that funny noise again. I (36) ____ my breath and opened the door slowly. Guess what? I (37) ____ the llama hiding in my cupboard! I (38) ____ him stay and he (39) ____ in my garden last night. The snoring (40) ____ so loud! This morning I (41) ____ him back to the safari park. They (42) ____ really pleased to see him again and (43) ____ me a reward of £50!     Hope you are well. Write soon and let me know how you are. Your friend, Jason.

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Complete the gaps with an irregular verb in the past simple tense. Choose from:


Note: You will need to use some verbs more than once.

 

Dear Oséias

    I'm writing to tell you about something that happened yesterday. I (1) ____ up at the usual time - about 10 am (2) ____ a shower and (3) ____ breakfast. I (4) ____ a big bowl of cereal and some toast and watched TV for a while. Then I went into the kitchen where I (5) ____ a funny noise. I (6) ____ it (7) ____ from behind the cooker. I (8) ____ my tool box and moved the cooker out of the way.

    The noise (9) ____ louder but I couldn't see anything. I (10) ____ my uncle to ask his advice. He (11) ____ that he (12) ____ it could be a gas leak. When I (13) ____ this I just panicked! I (14) ____ the phone down, (15) ____ outside, (16) ____ in my car and (17)  ____ to the local police station. I (18) ____ them about my gas leak but the constable (19) ____ his patience with me. He (20)  ____ that I should have phoned the gas company. He (21) ____ his report, then (22) ____ the gas company for me.

    Then I remembered that my house doesn't have gas - only electricity! I (23) ____ really stupid and (24) ____ that the constable would be angry with me for wasting his time, so I (25) ____ out of the police station while he (26) ____ still on the phone. I (27) ____ home to try to find out what the noise (28) ____. On the way I (29) ____ a newspaper and I (30) ____ about an escaped llama that (31) ____ out of the city safari park last Wednesday.

    When I (32) ____ I (33) ____ my key in the door, turned it, (34) ____ inside and straight away (35) ____ that funny noise again. I (36) ____ my breath and opened the door slowly. Guess what? I (37) ____ the llama hiding in my cupboard! I (38) ____ him stay and he (39) ____ in my garden last night. The snoring (40) ____ so loud! This morning I (41) ____ him back to the safari park. They (42) ____ really pleased to see him again and (43) ____ me a reward of £50!

    Hope you are well. Write soon and let me know how you are.


Your friend,
Jason.

Pembahasan Soal:

Pembahasan paragraf 3 nomor 23-31.

Soal ini meminta kita untuk mengisi teks di atas menggunakan salah satu kata yang disediakan di dalam kotak dengan merubah kata tersebut menjadi Simple Past Tense terlebih dahulu.

Untuk dapat menentukan kata yang tepat, berikut ini terjemahan untuk paragraf 3 nomor 23 sampai 31:

"Kemudian aku ingat bahwa rumahku tidak memiliki gas - hanya sumber listrik! Aku (23) ____ sangat bodoh dan (24) ____ bahwa polisi itu akan marah kepadaku karena telah membuang-buang waktunya, jadi aku (25) ____ dari kantor polisi saat ia masih berbicara (26) ____ di teleponnya. Aku (27) ____ ke rumah untuk mencoba mencari suara (28) ____. Di perjalanan aku (29) ____ sebuah koran dan aku (30) ____ tentang seekor Ilama yang (31) ____ dari taman safari Rabu lalu."

Dari terjemahan tersebut, untuk nomor 23 kata yang cocok untuk mengisinya adalah "merasa" atau "feel (felt)", dan nomor 24 adalah "tahu" atau "know (knew)", untuk nomor 25 bisa diisi dengan "lari" atau "run (ran)". Untuk nomor 26 dapat diisi dengan kata "be" atau "was" dan nomor 27 diisi dengan "pulang" atau "go (went)", nomor 28 kata yang bisa mengisi adalah "be" atau "is (was)", nomor 29 adalah "membeli" atau "buy (bought)", sedangkan nomor 30 kata yang tepat adalah "membaca" atau "read" dan nomor 31 isinya adalah "get" atau "got".

Jadi jawaban untuk paragraf 3 di atas adalah: "(23) felt, (24) knew, (25) ran, (26) was, (27) bought, (28) was, (29) bought, (30) read, dan (31) got".

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Terakhir diupdate 27 April 2021

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