Exercise The Gingerbread Man – Part 1

Exercise The Gingerbread Man – Part 3

Fill the gaps with the correct tenses.

  1. After the gingerbread boy (run) for another while, he (see) a fox.
  2. The gingerbread boy (cry) , »I (run) away from the little old man, the little old woman, the cow and the horse. And I (run) away from you. So just (run) as fast as you (can) ! You (catch/not) me. I (be) the gingerbread man.«
  3. But the fox (reply) , »I (know) that you (be) too fast for me. But even if I (can) catch you, I (not/do) it.«
  4. The little gingerbread boy (keep) on running, but suddenly he (come) to a river.
  5. He (be) in deep trouble because he (know/not) how to swim.
  6. And the little old man, the little old woman, the cow and the horse (run / still) after him.
  7. The fox, who also (reach) the river by that time, (say) , »Jump on my tail and I (take) you across the river.«
  8. So the little gingerbread boy (jump) on the fox's tail.

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