Задание 1. Выберите правильную форму глагола.

1. When the phone rang, I (answered/ was answering) it.

2. They (are discussing/ were discussing) the terms of payment when Mr. Dunbar arrived.

3. Every day at 8 a.m. the Sales Manager (instructs/ is instructing) the employees.

4. The Sales Manager (is instructing/ was instructing) the employees at 8.10 yesterday. 5. Mr. Jefferson (was looking/ were looking) through the draft contract at 3.30.

6. I (tried/ was trying) to get through to Ms. Churchill from 1 to 2 yesterday.

7. When I saw the manager yesterday, he (was getting/ got) ready for the meeting.

8. When the phone (rang/ was ringing), I (talked/ was talking) to the client.

9. Last week the Managing Director (received/ was receiving) some French businessmen and (was discussing/ discussed) the terms of the future contract with them.

10. The Director is busy now: he (was receiving/ is receiving) the businessmen from France.

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1. When the phone rang, I answered it.

2. They were discussing the terms of payment when Mr. Dunbar arrived.

3. Every day at 8 a.m. the Sales Manager instructs the employees.

4. The Sales Manager was instructing the employees at 8.10 yesterday.

5. Mr. Jefferson was looking through the draft contract at 3.30.

6. I was trying to get through to Mrs. Churchill from 1 to 2 yesterday.

7. When I saw the manager yesterday, he was getting ready for the meeting.

8. When the phone rang, I  was talking to the client.

9. Last week the Managing Director received  some French businessmen and discussed the terms of the future contract with them.

10. The Director is busy now: he is receiving the businessmen from France.