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Correct Tense

Correct Tense

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1. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct tense (present simple or present continuous). Ginny is a swimmer.

She ___________ (go) swimming four or five days a week. She usually __________ (get up) early and ___________ (practice) before school. At weekend she often __________ (swim) in competitions. Her dad ____________ (take) her in the car, and she _________ (not get) home until late. Today it’s Saturday, But Ginny _____________ (not swim). She’s at a party. Her friends ____________ (laugh). They ___________ (eat) _________ ___________ sandwiches at the table. But Ginny (not sit) with her friends. She

______________(he) that I am suitable for the job?

Things are really great. Our business _______________.

Arthur must be really tired. Look! He ___________ like a baby on the sofa.

I _____________ very well with my new boss.

HP company _____________ a new type of printer. It will be better than the last one.

3. Fill in the blanks with the missing verbs in the Past Simple.

(dance) with a new boy. It’s a good party. 2. Choose one of these verbs from the box to complete each sentence. Use the present simple or the present continuous.

• • • • • • •

Wear watch •

sleep think

make write

study boom

develop not get on
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Last night ___________(be) windy. Last Tuesday we ________ (have) an exam. In 1990 we ___________ (spend) our holidaysys in Brazil. Yesterday I ___________ (sleep) till almost 11 o`clock. Last year I __________ (buy) this coat. Ann _________ (write) me a postcard. The rabbits _________(grow) fast.

4. Write the past Simple of the verbs.
Be ____________ Build _________ Bring _________ Buy ___________ Choose ________ Eat ___________ Draw _________ Drink _________ Drive _________ Eat ___________ Give __________ Grow _________ Have _________ Hear _________ Make ________ Pay __________ Read _________ Run __________ Swim _________

My children ______________ very hard because they have an exam at school tomorrow.

Look at that skirt that Lizzie ____________. Isn’t it beautiful?

________________ (you) in the notebooks during the class?

Don’t disturb John. He_______________ a big football game on TV.

IBM is an American Company. They __________ computers.

5. WORD ORDER. a) Rewrite these sentences including the word in brackets 1. My brother speaks to me (never) 2. Susan is polite. (always)

3. Do you finish work at 5 o’clock? (usually) 4. I go to bed before midnight. (rarely)

5. The bus isn’t late. (usually)

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