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When I went to the car park, I found that my car had been steal had been stolen .(to steal) 2. John [No answer] had been living in Paris for 4 years before he could speak French fluently. (to live) 3. I [No answer] have been learning English for 5 years now. (to learn) 4. The locals were amazed because they [No answer] had never seen a horse before. (never, to see) 5. They wouldn't let him in because he [No answer] had forgotten his membership card. (to forget) 6. They said : 'You can't come in because you [No answer] have forgotten your membership card.' (to forget) 7. [No answer] Have you seen the new film by Spike Lee? (you, to see) 8. They [No answer] had drunk a lot of champagne by the time the party ended. (to drink) 9. They were angry because they [No answer] had been waiting for too long. (to wait)
Simple Past or Present Perfect Simple
Put the verbs into the correct tense (simple past or present perfect simple). 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Mother: I want to prepare dinner. Have you washed the dishes yet? Daughter: I washed the dishes yesterday, but I have not had the time yet to do it today. Mother: Have you already done your homework? Daughter: No, I have just come home from school. Mother: You came home from school two hours ago! Daughter: Well, but my friend Lucy called when I arrived and I have just finished the phone call. 7. Mother: Didn't you see Lucy at school in the morning? 8. Daughter: Yes, but we did not have time to talk then.
Write down the correct form (pronoun + verb). Simple Past Present Perfect Simple I / open I opened I have opened he / write he wrote he has written they / do they did they have done you / swim you swam you have swum she / give she gave she has given
When do we use which tense? 1. We have not been to the zoo so far. 5. 4.. 2.. Simple Past 'Yet' is a signal word for .. Present Perfect Simple 'Just' is a signal word for . Have you read the book yet? How many letters have they written so far? When did he tell you that? Were you at home last night? How often have you travelled abroad till now? Text Put the verbs into the correct tense (simple past or present perfect simple). 1. 3. 1.. 5. 5. I have eaten sushi at least five times so far. 3. 3. 1. They bought their car two years ago. James found your ring in the garden yesterday.. Simple Past Positive Sentences Put the verbs into the correct tense (simple past or present perfect simple).. 'Already' is a signal word for ... Emily did not visit me last week. Questions Put the verbs into the correct tense (simple past or present perfect simple). Phil did not go to the cinema last night. 2. 3. 2. Mary won the lottery last year.. B: Yes. 4. We have already prepared dinner. She has not arrived yet. Present Perfect Simple 'Yesterday' is a signal word for . 2. 4. He has just come home. 1.. 5. Negative Sentences Put the verbs into the correct tense (simple past or present perfect simple). 4. . A: Have you ever tasted sushi? 2. Present Perfect Simple '2 years ago' is a signal word for . I have not seen anyone yet.
3. 5. A: Did you like it? 6. never) never saw the ocean. but he didn't make it. so he (see. He (see. the company (have. 10. he'll be as famous as Hemingway. You are fired! 9. 11. He should come with us to Miami. only) only had six employees. A: Did you like the movie "Star Wars?" B: I don't know. I (see. Things (change) have changed a great deal at Coltech. Simple Past / Present Perfect Correct! Well done. Your score is 7%. I don't care if you (miss) missed the bus this morning. never) has never seen the ocean. not) have not had this much fun since I (be) was a kid. B: I ate sushi for the first time on my dad's 50th birthday. I (have. which is hundreds of miles from the coast. Stinson is a fantastic writer. but he (wander) wandered off into the forest and (be) was bitten by a snake. never) have never seen that movie. We still get together once a week. 6. B: Absolutely. Listen Donna. A: When did you eat sushi for the first time? 4. I (tell) told him to stay on the path while he was hiking. 2. He (write) has written ten very creative short stories in the last year. In fact. My best friend and I (know) have known each other for over fifteen years. How sad! George (dream) dreamed of going to California before he died. traveling (become) has become much easier and very comfortable. One day. 4. it was so good that we have been to that restaurant three times yet. we (expand) have expanded to include more than 2000 full-time workers. Sam is from Colorado. And on my mum's birthday. The trip (be) was very rough and often dangerous. In the last hundred years. Things (change) have changed a great deal in the last hundred and . In the 19th century. Inc.3. we ordered some sushi and had it at home. He invited the whole family to a Japanese restaurant. 7. it (take) took two or three months to cross North America by covered wagon. 8. 1. 5. When we first (start) started working here three years ago. Sam (arrive) arrived in San Diego a week ago. Since then. You (be) have been late to work too many times.
He was playing actions taking place at football and she was the same time watching. Future I Progressive He will be playing football. Future II Progressive He played football and He plays football and then he went home. I can't believe how much you (change) have changed since the last time I (see) saw you. 14. action that takes place He played football once. and (fly) flew over the Nazca Lines. He will love football. emphasises the result Past Perfect Progressive . The climb is extremely difficult and many people (die) have died trying to reach the summit. Past Progressive action going on at that He was playing moment football. He is playing football and she is watching. 15. never) have never visited Africa. times actions that happen one after another state Future Future I Simple He will / is going to play football every Tuesday. Now you can fly from New York to Los Angeles in a matter of hours. Present Progressive He is playing football. never) has never been climbed by anyone. Jonny. The last time I (go) went to South America. Present Perfect Simple He has won five matches so far. never or several every Tuesday. This tree (be) was planted by the settlers who (found) founded our city over four hundred years ago. then he goes home. matches until that day. but nobody (succeed. Present Perfect Progressive He loved football. I (visit. Future II Simple He will have won five matches by then. ever) has ever succeeded. English Tenses – Examples Explanation Past Simple Past Present Simple Present He plays football every Tuesday. but I (travel) have traveled to South America several times. Several mountaineers (try) have tried to reach the top. I (visit) visited Brazil and Peru. 12. He will play football and then he will go home. He will be playing football and she will be watching.fifty years. This mountain (be. I (spend) spent two weeks in the Amazon. Past Perfect Simple action taking place before a certain He had won five moment in time. You (grow) have grown at least a foot! 13. He loves football. (hike) hiked for a week near Machu Picchu.
The pyramids are actually quite small. Pictures of the monuments are very misleading. I think she (cry) had been crying. If John does not get here in the next five minutes. 5. (sail) sailed around the world and (go) gone on safari in Kenya by the time she turned twenty-five. emphasises the duration He will have been He had been playing He has been playing playing football for ten football for ten years. 1. Nobody knew the company like he did. I almost left without him. I was really angry at John yesterday. (sail) sailed around the world. I (wait) had been waiting for over an hour. years. 3. her eyes were red and watery. Verb Tense Exercise 14 Present Perfect / Past Perfect Present Perfect Continuous / Past Perfect Continuous Correct! Well done. 2. Sarah (climb) had climbed the Matterhorn. Did you hear that Ben was fired last month? He (work) had been working for that import company for more than ten years and he (work) had worked in almost every department. It is already 9:30 PM and I (wait) have been waiting here for over an hour. Sarah (climb) has climbed the Matterhorn. When Melanie came into the office yesterday. Exercises on Conditional Sentences Type 1 . She is such an adventurous person. Your score is 21%. I am going to leave. 6. 4. By the time he finally arrived. football for ten years. 7. I (see) had seen many pictures of the pyramids before I went to Egypt. She (experience) had experienced more by that age than most people do in their entire lives.action taking place before a certain moment in time (and beyond). and (go) gone on safari in Kenya.
Everybody wants to party. Caroline will peel the mushrooms. So everybody comes up with a few conditions. 6. 8. just to make sure that the others will also do something. If they all do their best. Verb Tense Exercise 15 . 2. but nobody's really keen on preparing and organising the party.Partyvorbereitung Some friends are planning a party. If Caroline and Sue prepare the salad. 7. 10. If Sue cuts the onions for the salad. Complete the Conditional Sentences Type I. Anita will clean the toilet. 1. 4. If Bob tidies up the kitchen. 9. Elaine will buy the drinks if somebody helps her carry the bottles. If Alan and Rebecca organise the food. 5. Sue will let the guests in. If Bob looks after the barbecue. Frank will play the DJ if the others bring along their CDs. Jane will hover the sitting room if Aaron and Tim move the furniture. Mary and Conor will make the sandwiches. Alan will mix the drinks if Jane gives him some of her cocktail recipes. Phil will decorate the house. the party will be great. 3.
for more than two years. I was only able to introduce myself and utter a few memorized sentences. but only recently have I been able to make some real progress. I should be completely fluent. it worked. I (live) have been living and (study) studying in the U. so I decided to study abroad.S. I found an exchange program in England that sounded like the perfect answer. Is the correct answer coloured in brown. however. That is 6. Well. Your score is 57%. I (stay) stayed with a host family for one month. When I returned. He recommended that I spend a year in an English speaking country. I decided to go abroad again. which made absolutely no difference.Present Continuous / Simple Past Present Perfect Continuous / Past Perfect Continuous Correct! Well done. English Test Simple Present and Present Progressive Language Guide German + Dictionary for iPhone and iPod-Touch (made by ego4u) Evaluation and Correct Answers You answered 0 out of 38 (0%) questions correctly. hold the mouse pointer over the correct answer to see what your wrong answer. Nothing. . Form Write the verbs in Present Progressive. I (try) have been trying to learn the language since 1985. For a couple more years. I (struggle) struggled through grammar and vocabulary lessons. My English is really getting better. By then. I (research) researched exchange programs for a couple of weeks and finally decided on a school in the United States. It was a huge disappointment! I (sit) sat there the whole time staring at the host mother and father hoping that there would be some breakthrough. Nothing worked. By the time I started high school in 1988. Hold the mouse pointer over the in order to get an explanation on the correct answer. I (stay) am staying here for at least another year before I return home. I mentioned to a friend that I (have) had been having problems with the language for years. I (study) had been studying the language for almost three years.
4.she washes Use When to use which tense? 1. The verbs 'be'. Samantha is doing her homework at the moment.she eats can . The signal word 'now' indicates that we have to use Present Progressive. The signal word 'usually' indicates that we have to use Simple Present. Use Simple Present or Present Progressive. 2. 3.you are jumping bake .we are running Write the verbs in Simple Present.I am speaking jump . speak . For actions happening now. My parents are shopping right now. Use Simple Present or Present Progressive. Look! They are leaving the house. Positive sentences Complete the sentences.she is baking play . 'like' and 'want' are normally only used in Simple Present. 5.he has eat . 3rd person singular. 4. 3. . He usually gets up early in the morning. often or never. 2. we use Present Progressive. For actions happening regularly. 3. be .they are playing run . He does not watch the news every day.it is have . we use Simple Present. 5. 5. 1. 5. I am not reading a book now. 4. 2. Brian cycles 30 km every day.1. 1. 3. 4. 5. 4. 1. 'have'. We do not go to school on Sundays. You do not see her every day. 2. 2. 3.he can wash . The baby is not sleeping at the moment. Negative sentences Complete the sentences.
Oliver (be) is going to be there as well. 3. 1. 2.questionn Complete the sentences. 6. And look. Sarah (come) will come to the party. We are so excited about our trip next month to France. A: I'm about to fall asleep. A: I can't hear the television! B: I (turn) will turn it up so you can hear it. I need to wake up! B: I (get) will get you a cup of coffee. 5. Jenny is carrying her school bag. Verb Tense Exercise 18 Will / Be Going To Correct! Well done. The school bag is very heavy Normally. 5. That will wake you up. 3. 4. . 2. Jenny does not want to get wet. 5. Nice and Grenoble. but today she is wearing red wellies. Your score is 59%. 4. 4. 1. Look! Jenny is going to school. she is wearing a raincoat because it is raining outside. 1. Use Simple Present or Present Progressive. On her back. Jenny wears black shoes. A: Why are you holding a piece of paper? B: I (write) am going to write a letter to my friends back home in Texas. 2. We (visit) are going to visit Paris. 3. Do you go on holiday by plane sometimes? Do they play computer games every day? Is she eating dinner at the moment? What are they doing right now? Does she visit her grandma very often? Text Sieh dir das Bild von Jenny an und ergänze die sentences (Simple Present oder Present Progressive).
flying book .6. 10. I am afraid it is simply too small for four people. I need to talk to someone about our hotel room. 5. After I graduate.hitting take . I think he (be) is going to be the next President of the United States. A: Excuse me. fly . English Test Simple Present and Present Progressive Evaluation and Correct Answers You answered 0 out of 40 (0%) questions correctly. I (attend) am going to attend medical school and become a doctor. As soon as the weather clears up.booking hit . Is the correct answer coloured in brown. Ted: It is so hot in here! Sarah: I (turn) will turn the air-conditioning on. B: That man at the service counter (help) will help you. 7. 4. we (walk) are going to walk down to the beach and go swimming.lying . 3. 9. Form Present Progressive Write the ing-form of the following verbs. Hold the mouse pointer over the in order to get an explanation on the correct answer. That is 6. I have wanted to be a doctor all my life. hold the mouse pointer over the correct answer to see what your wrong answer. 2. 1.taking lie . 8.
Martin usually drives to work. 5. now? Present Progressive 2. for present actions happening one after another. 3. Use Simple Present or Present Progressive. 2. For arrangements for the near future. 6. 4. Listen! She is practising the piano. 1. do . questionn . We are helping in the canteen this week. Use Simple Present or Present Progressive. 5. 5. 1. 3. 2. He does not spend his holidays in Spain each year.he does worry . For actions happening at the moment of speaking. 2. I am not meeting Francis tonight. My friend plays the guitar every evening.Simple Present Write the 3rd person singular of the following verbs (in Simple Present). we use Simple Present. We are not working this week. The film does not begin at 7 o'clock. never? Simple Present 3. In a story.she might Use When to use which tense? 1. seldom. 4.she worries play . we use Present Progressive. Negative sentences Complete the sentences. For actions set by a timetable or schedule. 3. Which tense do you have to use with the following signal words: often.he watches might . 4. 5. They are not flying to London tomorrow. we use Simple Present. Which tense do you have to use with the following signal words: Look!. Positive sentences Complete the sentences. we use Present Progressive. 4.she plays watch . he is taking the bus. But today. 1.
tropical beach. 3. 4. 1. Tomorrow after school. While you (do) are doing paperwork and (talk) talking to annoying customers on the phone. We (hide) are going to be hiding when Tony (arrive) arrives at his surprise party. 4. She is staying with a host family and must take the tube to get to her language school. As soon as he opens the door. In the afternoons. the school offers sightseeing tours in and around London. 6. 5. I (go) am going to go to the beach. we will not be able to let you into the house. 1. she is doing a language course in London at the moment. we (jump) are going to jump out and (scream) scream. "Surprise!" 5. 2. . It is only a five-minute walk to the nearest tube station. 1. Use Simple Present or Present Progressive. Are you jealous? 4. the students of the language school are going to Windsor. The first lesson begins at 9 o'clock. I am going on a dream vacation to Tahiti. If you (come) come over while we (work) are working out. Tomorrow at this time. I (watch) will be watching TV as well. Your score is 4%. Use Simple Present or Present Progressive. Maria wants to improve her English. 3. Right now. Just to be safe. 7. 2. 3. Are you leaving the party now? Have you got any brothers or sisters? Does she love him? Who is cooking dinner tonight? Does he send you an e-mail every day? Text Complete the sentences. We work out at the fitness center every day after work. Verb Tense Exercise 24 Simple Present / Simple Future Present Continuous / Future Continuous Correct! Well done. I am watching TV. I (lie) will be lying on a sunny.Complete the sentences. Tomorrow. The tube leaves at half past eight. 5. Therefore. 2. 8. we (leave) will leave a key under the welcome mat so you will not have to wait outside.
While you (study) are studying at home. Sally and Doug (dance) will be dancing. 9.6. 10. They are always doing the same things. 7. John (make) will be making drinks. and Mary (complain) will be complaining about something unimportant. They are so predictable. I am sick of rain and bad weather! Hopefully. If you (need) need to contact me sometime next week. when we (wake) wake up tomorrow morning. Magda (be) will be in class. When you (get) get off the plane. When I (get) get to the party. . 8. Sue and Frank (discuss) will be discussing something controversial. the sun (shine) will be shining. I (stay) will be staying at the Sheraton in San Francisco. I (wait) will be waiting for you.
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