Complete the passage putting the verbs in brackets in the correct tense: past simple or past continuous :
Last summer I .....(go) to stay with a friedd in Socotland . Her family lives in a very old house next to a like . One evening , while my frend .... (talk) on the phome and her parents ... (watch) television ,I ...(decide) to go for a walk around the lake , I ...(walk) down the srairs from my room when I ...(see) a girl in a long , white dress. She ....(carry) an old lamp and she ...(sing) quietly . I (smile) at her and ....(say) 'Hello' , but she (walk) past my quietly .