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  • Aufgabe 1

    Dauer: 5 Minuten 7 Punkte


    Complete the gaps with the words after, before, until, when and while.

    ____________ last week, I had never ridden a horse. I had been asking my parents for lessons for a few years ____________ they finally agreed. They always said that I wouldn’t like it. We were having dinner at a restaurant for my birthday ____________ they gave me a gift certificate for three lessons. I was so happy! I couldn’t wait for my first lesson, which they had scheduled for two weeks later.

    ____________ I arrived for my lesson, I met the trainer and the horse, Chestnut. We practised getting on and off the horse for a long time. It’s much harder than it looks! ____________ I was sitting in the saddle, I started feeling nervous. What if I fell off? What if the horse moved suddenly? I didn’t feel better ____________ the lesson was over. ____________ the lesson was over, I was happy to say goodbye to the trainer and horse and go home. I think that was my first and my last horseback riding lesson! I hate to admit it, but I think my parents were right. Horseback riding is not my cup of tea.

  • Aufgabe 2

    Dauer: 15 Minuten 16 Punkte


    Last week you visited your grammar school. Write eight sentences that describe what had or hadn’t changed. Use the past perfect tense. Use the words below and/or the pictures for ideas, or use your own ideas.

    blackboard / computer lab / desks / headmaster’s office / library / sports hall / tables / tablets / teacher / walls / whiteboard

    I visited my grammar school last week. I was surprised to see all the changes. …

  • Aufgabe 3

    Dauer: 5 Minuten 8 Punkte


    Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets. Use the simple past, past progressive, past perfect, and past perfect progressive.

    1. We ____________ (to wait) for our friend for 10 minutes when he ____________ (to call) to tell us he ____________ (to miss) his bus and was going to be late. 
    2. My friend ____________ (to take) a picture of her food with her mobile when the phone ____________ (to slip) out of her hand and ____________ (to fall) into her pasta.
    3. He ____________ (to look) for a new coat for months before he finally ____________ (to find) one that he liked.
  • Aufgabe 4

    Dauer: 10 Minuten 20 Punkte


    Listen to the dialogues.

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    Put the past events a)–k) in chronological order. One statement is not a past event.

    __ a) Ingrid locked up her bike.

    __ b) Sam saw a sign posted by the police.

    __ c) Sam worked for a local company.

    __ d) The friends met up

    __ e) Sam got a good mark on her maths exam.

    __ f) Ingrid finished a project.

    __ g) Ingrid decided to call the police.

    __ h) The company cancelled Ingrid’s internship.

    __ i) Ingrid’s couldn’t find her bike.

    __ j) Sam took a maths exam

    __ k) Ingrid sent inquiries to five companies about an internship.

  • Aufgabe 5

    Dauer: 10 Minuten 10 Punkte


    Translate the dialogues into English.

    1. A: Warum hast du mir gestern nicht “Hallo” gesagt?
      B: Entschuldigung. Ich war gerade von meinem Fahrrad gefallen und habe mich nicht gut gefühlt.
    2. A: Warum warst du so glücklich gestern Nachmittag?
      B: Früher am Tag habe ich 15 Euro gefunden, während ich mein Zimmer aufräumte. Ich fühlte mich reich.
    3. A: Warum haben Paula und Robin ihr Projekt heute Morgen nicht abgebeben?
      B: Sie hatten das Projekt gestern Abend gerade fertiggestellt als Paula’s Computer nicht mehr ging.