По правилам английской грамматики в придаточных предложениях времени и условия с союзами if, when, as soon as, until, before, after, whenever, unless и др. вместо будущего времени употребляется соответствующее настоящее время.
Упр. 17. Соедините следующие предложения, используя союзы в скобках.
Пример: She'll pay me back. She'll get some money. (as soon as)
She'll pay me back, as soon as she gets some money.
1.I'll wait here. You'll get back. (until) 2. Give me a ring. You'll hear some news. (when) 3. The TV programme will end. I'll do my homework. (after) 4. I'll go to work. I'll have a bath. (before) 5. She'll be in Paris. She'll visit friends. (while) 6. The lesson will end. I'll go home. (as soon as) 7. I won't leave the house. The postman will call. (until) 8. Can you feed the cats? I'll be away. (while) 9. I'll tell you about the holiday. I'll get back. (when) 10. I'll study English. I'll speak it perfectly. (until)
Употребление Past Continuous и Past Simple.
Повторите случаи употребления Past Continuous и Past Simple по таблице. В сложноподчинённых предложениях эти два времени могут использоваться вместе, если
- длительное действие в прошлом прерывается другим действием в прошлом: We were playing in the garden when it started to rain.
- действие в прошлом происходит во время другого более длительного прошлого действия или состояния:
While I was working for the Health service I decided to give up smoking.
Упр. 18. Выберите правильное грамматическое время.
1. It was 8.00 in the morning. A lot of people stood / were standing at the bus stop, waiting to go to work. 2. A magnificent oak tree stood / was standing in the middle of the garden. 3. I studied / was studying politics at university. 4. He studied / was studying the effects of radiation when he suddenly died. 5. When I woke up this morning it rained / was raining. 6.It rained / was raining every single day of the holidays. 7. I asked him what he thought / was thinking about. 8. I thought / was thinking the play was extremely good. 9. What did you do / were you doing with that electric drill? – I was putting up some book shelves in my bedroom. 10. What did you do / were you doing with that electric drill? – I put it back in its box in the tool cupboard. 11. What did you do / were you doing before you took this job? – Nothing, actually. I only left school a few months ago. 12. What did you do / were you doing in my bedroom just now? The light was on, so I just went in to turn it off. 13. The poor chap died / was dying. All we could do was comfort him. 14. The poor chap died / was dying early last morning.