1.

Write the verbs in brackets in the right tense:

1)

............................................. (not eat) in the sitting-room!

2)

‘The world ............................................. (come) to an end tomorrow’, a future-teller said.

3)

‘Yesterday

I

.............................................

(go)

to

the

cinema

with

my

parents.’

‘............................................. (you enjoy) the film?’ ‘Oh yes. It ............................................. (be) a
fantastic film: Shrek III We ............................................. (have) a lot of fun.
4)

A hard wind ............................................. (blow) while we were climbing the mountain.

5)

A selfish person always ............................................. (think) about only himself.

6)

A very important meeting ............................................. (take) place at the White House a few days
ago.

7)

A:

Hello! Where ............................................. (you go)?

B:

To

my

evening

class.

I

.............................................

(learn)

Spanish

and

next

week

I ............................................. (have) a chance to speak it for real. I ............................................. (go)
to

Spain

for

three

weeks.

I

.............................................

(leave)

on

Friday.

My

plane ............................................. (leave) at 5.00.
A:

That ............................................. (sound) nice.

B:

Well, I’d better hurry. My lesson ............................................. (start) at half past seven, and

it ............................................. (be) twenty-five past now. I ............................................. (not want) to
be

late.

My

teacher

.............................................

(become)

angry

when

one

of

us ............................................. (arrive) late. Last week he ............................................. (tell) off one
of my classmates because he ............................................. (arrive) two minutes late!
A:

OK! ............................................. (come) and see me when you .............................................

(get) back from Spain.
B:

Thanks! I ............................................. (send) you a postcard from Spain.

8)

All of us ............................................. (be) a little nervous when we came into this room today.

9)

By the time she ............................................. (arrive), her son .............................................(already
go) to bed.

10)

During the exam, he was angry at himself because he ............................................. (make) a lot of
mistakes.

11)

Everyone............................................. (be) surprised by the president’s decision to resign.

12)

Everyone in my office usually ............................................. (get) to work by 9:30.

13)

We ............................................. (usually take) a coffee break in the middle of the afternoon.

14)

Everyone will stand up when the King ............................................. (enter) the room.

15)

Few people ............................................. (live) in the Sahara Desert.

16)

,.Fortunately, they ............................................. (take) care of that problem yesterday.

17)

Good health ............................................. (be) our most precious possession.

18)

He ............................................. (do) his homework between 5.30 and 7.30 this afternoon.

19)

He ............................................. (do) the ironing when the postwoman .............................................
(arrive).

20)

He ............................................. (study) in his room at the moment.

21)

He ............................................. (do) his homework now.

22)

He ............................................. (graduate) from the university next June.

23)

He ............................................. (live) by himself since his recent divorce.

24)

He ............................................. (mail) the package in time for his sister’s birthday.

25)

He ............................................. (not keep) a car because it’s too expensive.

...... Many British people ... (get) up at 7:30 every morning.................... is she? ................ 34) I ........... ...................................................... (not speak) to anyone on the phone last night..... After the Before tourist that................................ (your teacher give) the class a quiz? 32) I ................................ (see) a wonderful movie last night....................................................... 41) I didn’t go to work because I ........ 39) I . . (make) two mistakes in the last quiz............ but at the moment............... (last) for a long time............................ (cost) us a lot of money! But we ... (fall) on the roof.... .......... 44) I promise that I . (not reveal) this secret to anyone....................... I ............................................. 28) He never ................. (work) in a bank................ It ....................................................................... I suppose it ................................ I .......... They ....................................................................................... I . 52) Margaret . (not argue) any more... (quit) his job a couple of weeks ago..................................... I ............... (sit) at a table at the moment........................ 38) I ..... Benidorm .................... (be) a tourist city on the east coast of Spain............................................... 50) Listen! Some rain ............................................................................. 27) He ................................................................... (grow) a lot and it ............................... I .... (take) his car when he goes to work................ You can find a lot of people on the beach every day.......... (be) a fishing (happen) village for in the long....... 42) I didn’t take a vacation because I ..... (eat) Italian food only once in a while. (enjoy) my summer holidays......................... It ............................................................. (land) on Mars......... (build) sandcastles....................................... (not sleep) well the night before....... (swim) in the sea… Right now....................... (make) such a foolish mistake. 47) I was tired yesterday because I ................................................................................ (be) in Benidorm....................... 51) Look at those black clouds! It ............................. (watch) some ships which ................... I .. The only trouble is that it ...................... (make) a few mistakes on the last examination................ (become) a tourist it place. (go) to Paris next week........................... (not feel) well...................... (sail) fast.............................. (stay) now............................ (fix) it....... 29) Hello....... (walk) to school................. 46) I got so angry that I ................................................. 49) Let’s ........ 36) I ....................................... 35) I ..... (already book) my next winter holidays in the same hotel I ........... I .... (worry) about that later.......................................... (be) Albert Smith........................ it ........... (play)................................................................................................. 48) I’m not wearing my watch because they ...................... boom..... (not understand) anything at the last meeting... (not feel) well all night long................................ 40) I didn’t go to work because I ................................... (choose) this city as their holiday destination......... (not live) with her family................ (write) a few postcards............................ Benidorm ............................................ 31) How often ................. 43) I predict that by the year 2020................................. (rain)...... 37) I ........ man ............................. (be) perfect......................26) He .. 33) I .. (leave) for Paris at this moment................................................ (live) in Dundee................... My name .............................. (become) one of Spain’s most famous holiday destinations................ (not have) any money..... 1960s............................................ (baptize) him when he was three days old........................ 45) I think Bob .................. 30) His parents ............. 53) Mary ................................... In fact..........

.................. (listen) to our conversation................ 76) The sun ...................................................................................................... (do) twenty-four sentences so far.............................. 64) Please don’t call around 6:00 tomorrow evening because we ... 67) She won’t quit her present job until she .......................... (be) in Chicago for twenty years........................................ 60) Our daughter ............................ 92) We ................ 56) My parents ...... (paint) the house by tomorrow.... (do) this exercise now. (rise) at 6:38 yesterday morning.................... (be) an easy quiz so far........... (come) to an end... (eat) a lot of bones yesterday........................ (write) a letter at the moment....... 80) They . 85) They ..... (not send) any Christmas cards last year.................. 86) They ........ 75) The patient ............ 84) They ............................ 71) The dog ... (find) a new one... (watch) TV yesterday.................... 95) We ................... (happen) when I got to the meeting....... 81) We ........ (never set) in the east...................................... (play) football every day.......... (go) to the doctor once a year for a physical examination.................. 74) The party ....... 62) People ............................................................ just as we got to the airport................................................. 77) The sun ....... (go) to the movies only once in a while.... (finish) this exercise now................... (be) a shock to the world.... (not be) any good at dinner last night.................... ..................... (talk) on the phone right now.. 89) Unfortunately.............. 78) The sun ........................ 83) They ... 79) There ......................... (not graduate) from the university yet...................... 72) The leaves .................54) My friends ................ our plane ......................... (be) at the beginning of this book.. 68) The assassination of President Kennedy ......... 69) The bell ............................................................ 73) The movie ............... 59) Nothing much ... (live) in an apartment temporarily because we can’t find a cheap house.................................... (always go) to school by bus.. (sometimes be) difficult.................. 57) My secretary ........................... (not be) a success because there weren’t enough people....... 63) Peter ................. 58) My sister .......................................... (be) in Los Angeles two weeks from today...................................... (go) to Madrid last week............................ (enter) operating room at this very moment.................... 90) Unfortunately............. (take) off........................................... (study) at University next year..................................................................................................................................................................... (be) no one in the house when I got home last night.................................................... 61) Our little girl ........ 88) This exercise .................... (wait) here for three hours........... (ring) and the class began............ 70) The chicken ...... 87) This ............................ (not win) many games last year................................. (fight) our enemy until our last man falls................ 94) We ............... (begin) soon............................. 93) We ................................. (fall) down and hurt herself seriously... 66) She ............................. 97) We . 55) My parents ................................................................... 96) We . (eat) then 65) Sh! Someone ............. (set) at 5:48 tomorrow afternoon...... (fly) on air France when we went on our last trip..................................................... 82) They ... our team ................................................................................................................................. (usually fall) from the trees in October.......... 91) We ............

....... (lose) her phone number............... 116) When the telegram ...................... (write) his third novel by the end of the year.......... (practise) at 4...................... (enter) university next September? 119) Who ...... ‘OK... (leave)....... (hike) up the northwest trail on our last attempt........... weeks ago....... 123) Your sister .................... 108) When I get up tomorrow morning...... he ......... nobody .............................’ 106) When he goes on a business trip.................. (rain)....................... (buy) you one.. 107) When I came into the room. (have) now.............................. I . (be) beautiful and the sun ........... 111) When I got to the garage.............. (arrive)................... they . I ................................. (already book) a cruise.............................. (have) lunch.......................98) We .................................. 103) We ........................ (live) on the moon....................... (blow)....... (usually take) his wife................................................... (be) young.................... Yesterday......................... (not fix) my car yet............................................................................ (talk) about me........ What would you like?’ 127) ‘When did you last speak to Susan?’ ‘Oh..................................... (meet) her tonight..................................... (be) promoted................................. 110) When I got to class late yesterday morning............ 101) We ........... it ................. (be) a very influential (get) that politician in job the for town her........... please let me know immediately................. the children .... 114) When Sue ........... (be) in that position for a long time....30 pm yesterday... 124) In the year 2050 a lot of people ............................................................... .... I ....................................................... where they .. (you think) of that? 99) We .. 105) ‘What . the sun .......................................... (have) a great time here. 117) When this year ends....................................... I ....................................................... she ................................................. 122) You ... She ........................................ (retire)............................ everyone ........ 100) We .......................................................... (not go) to the beach tomorrow because the weather isn’t going to be nice...................... she ................................ (start) working in a bank................ Her father He ....... 102) I ........ 125) Tom ........ she ..................................... Next year......... he ........ (give) a quiz.......................................................................................... (read) a book once a week............................... (not go) anywhere special on our last vacation 104) We didn’t go sailing in our boat because the wind .................. (take) care of your children now? 120) Who .... (be) there............. Not long after that... 109) When I got home............................ (live)................. 113) When I left the house this morning.. so next summer............................. I ................................. (never have) so much fun as I ..................................................... She ..... (have) a very nice holiday......... (not do) anything in particular......................... when she .................. (go) water-skiing! What .......’ 128) What time ......... (your plane leave)? 129) If I don’t get there by six................ (shine).............. the teacher .............. (you do)?’ ‘I ......................... 115) When the phone rang......................................... but I ............... (not go) anywhere in particular next weekend................ 118) Who .................. (sleep).............................................. The place ............... 112) When I got to work........................ 126) ‘I really need a drink’................................ (learn) a lot of new things in this class................... she ............ (shine) nearly every day.................................................... ... (work) here for ten years... In fact.............................. (win) the next election? 121) You ...................... (start) to enjoy her free time.............

...... 132) Next year more people .. (enter) the competition if the prize money increases...................................... (just paint) it............130) Get out of the building! It sounds like the generator .......... 133) By the time you come home......... I .... ................. I ............................ (explode)! 131) Don’t sit on that chair................................... (finish) decorating.........................

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