Exercise 2 - Narrative
Complete the story with the past forms of the verbs.
As he approached the little girl, she
) what her mother
) her before she left the house. That on no account
) she to stop or dawdle on the way, or to talk to strangers. But the wolf
) like such a handsome creature that she
) to herself, "He's not like a real stranger." So when he
) her where she
) on such a fine day, she innocently
) that she
) on her way to visit somebody on the other side of the forest. "Who are you going to visit, little girl?"
) the wolf inquisitively. "It's
?" said the girl petulantly. "You ought to say, '
are you going to visit?'" She could be a stickler about grammar. But then thinking that perhaps she
) his feelings, she
) and told him she was going to her grandma's. The wolf
) a bit of time to carry out the plan he
) up on the spot, so he
) her that up ahead there
) a clearing full of beautiful bluebells, and what a good idea it
) to pick some to take to her grandma. When she
) that her mother
) her never to pick wild flowers, he
) and said that there
) thousands of them, and that nobody
) miss a dozen or so. And with that he
) into the forest, whistling a happy tune.