Simple Present & Present Continuous 1. Every Monday, Sally (drive) her kids to football practice. 2.

Usually, I (work) as a secretary at ABT, but this summer I (study) French at a language school in Paris. That is why I am in Paris. 3. Shhhhh! Be quiet! John (sleep) . 4. Don't forget to take your umbrella. It (rain) . 5. I hate living in Seattle because it (rain, always) . 6. I'm sorry I can't hear what you (say) because everybody (talk) so loudly. 7. Justin (write, currently) a book about his adventures in Tibet. I hope he can find a good publisher when he is finished. 8. A: Do you want to come over for dinner tonight? B: Oh, I'm sorry, I can't. I (go) to a movie tonight with some friends. 9. The business cards (be, normally ) printed by a company in New York. Their prices (be) inexpensive, yet the quality of their work is quite good. 10. This delicious chocolate (be) made by a small chocolatier in Zurich, Switzerland. A Trekking Journal November 12, 1997 Today (be) the second day of my trek around Mount Annapurna. I am exhausted and my legs (shake) ; I just hope I am able to complete the trek. My feet (kill, really) me and my toes (bleed) , but I (want, still) to continue. Nepal is a fascinating country, but I have a great deal to learn. Everything (be) so different, and I (try) to adapt to the new way of life here. I (learn) a little bit of the language to make communication easier; unfortunately, I (learn, not) foreign languages quickly. Although I (understand, not) much yet, I believe that I (improve, gradually) . I (travel, currently) with Liam, a student from Leeds University in England. He (be) a nice guy, but impatient. He (walk, always) ahead of me and (complain) that I am too slow. I (do) my best to keep up with him, but he is younger and stronger than I am. Maybe, I am just feeling sorry for myself because I am getting old. Right now, Liam (sit) with the owner of the inn. They (discuss) the differences between life in England and life in Nepal. I (know, not) the real name of the owner, but everybody (call, just) him Tam. Tam (speak) English very well and he (try) to teach Liam some words in Nepali. Every time Tam (say) a new word, Liam (try) to repeat it. Unfortunately, Liam (seem, also) to have difficulty learning foreign languages. I just hope we don't get lost and have to ask for directions. Present Perfect & Present Perfect Continuous Robin: I think the waiter (forget) us. We (wait) here for over half an hour and nobody (take) our order yet. Michele: I think you're right. He (walk) by us at least twenty times. He probably thinks we (order, already) Robin: Look at that couple over there, they (be, only) here for five or ten minutes and they already have their food. Michele: He must realize we (order, not) yet! We (sit) here for over half an hour staring at him.


Smith: Tell me a little about your hobbies and interests. I (see) Judy for more than five years and during that time I have (see) many changes in her personality. so they (go) to a marriage counselor.I wish it would stop! It (ring) for more than twenty minutes. 4. isn't it? He (watch) American television programs and (study) his grammar every day since he first arrived in San Diego. 7. 3. In fact. A: I hope you feel better soon. You might even call me a "chocoholic". Until recently. I (think) about changing my career because I (become) dissatisfied with the conditions at my company. 3. 7. Michele: That's true. A: How long (be) in Canada? B: I (study) here for more than three years.. at the library) for his German test on Wednesday. Mr. where have you been? We (wait) for you since 1 P. Matt and Sarah (have) some difficulties in their relationship lately. Present Continuous / Present Perfect Continuous 1. John (work) for the government since he graduated from Harvard University. I hope they work everything out. 6. Mr. Harris. I just look tired because I (feel) a little sick for the last week. It (rain) all week. Harris: I (work) in the insurance industry for over ten years. 2. It (drive) me crazy . In fact. I (have) the same car for more than ten years. 5. A: Where is Gary? B: He (study. so I should feel better in a couple of days. 5. I (compete) in a tennis tournament this weekend. 2. 1. (You. Lately. I hike in the mountains outside of town. A: You look a little tired. A: What is that sound? B: A car alarm (ring) somewhere down the street. He (run) from table to table taking orders and serving food. Frank. I (love) chocolate since I was a child. Joseph's English (improve. 6. I would like to find out a little bit more about your background. he (review) for the test every day for the last week. Smith: So tell me a little bit about yourself. Mr. currently) some medicine. Soon he will be totally fluent.M. not) in our direction once. really) . B: Thanks. I hope it stops by Saturday because I want to go to the beach. I'm thinking about buying a new one. I heard many good things about Hollings Life Insurance and that's why I (apply) for the new sales position. get) enough sleep lately? B: Yes. 2 . I (take. Harris: In my spare time.Robin: I don't know if he (notice. I (sleep) relatively well. exercise) at the fitness center ? 4. During that time. he (enjoy) his work. volunteer at the Sierra Club and play tennis. You look really great! (You. but now he is talking about retiring. Mr. even) us. Mr. and he (look. I worked for Met Life for six years and World Insurance for four and a half.

9. presently) on the same project. This room was white. (you ever work) at home? 19. I (date) her since I met her.' 18. Just one more thing. 12. Look! Somebody (spill) wine on the floor. They are not on the table. Mr.Mr. Now it is blue. 8. He (talk) for hours about nothing. I (not see) him since Monday. I (work. We (try) to create a wildlife sanctuary near the bay. 5. Any brother of Frank's would be a welcome addition to Hollings Life. Present Perfect & Present Perfect Continuous 1. We (have) the same car for twelve years. Smith: Really. (you clean) them? 7. Mr. He (drink) too much recently. Harris: Do you know Frank Harris? He's my brother. Smith: I know Frank quite well. Mr. This is the first time I (drive) a car.' 'Really? How long (she teach) . how long (you. 4. I love the sport. How long (you teach) English? 6. Somebody (steal) my keys. 10. 2. 14. 5. play) tennis ? Mr. 16. How long (you work) as a teacher? 7. How many pages of the homework (you do) ? 15. Thanks for lending me your car. Sorry I'm late. Harris: No problem. Smith: Great! We like dedication here at Hollings Life. (you ever play) volleyball? 20. currently) with them on the sea turtle project. 'My friend is a teacher. Mr. 10. (you go) to the cinema next Sunday ? 2. (he show) you his new watch yet? Present Perfect Continuous & Present Continuous 1. You look tired! Yes I (work) very hard. Harris: I (play) since high school. (you wait) long? 8. I (know) him for a long time. 17. Mary is still watching TV. He (work. He (read) 20 pages so far. I (study) Spanish since elementary school. Smith: Sounds like you are the perfect candidate. These shoes are nice and clean. many of our clients are from Mexico. Don't disturb me I (write) . 13.' 3. 3 . 11. Mr. we (look) for somebody who is fluent in Spanish. I (travel) widely since I was 8. He (paint) it. I (climb) quite a lot of mountains. 4. She (watch) TV all day. 'What's her brother doing now?' 'He (work) in a hospital I think. 6. 9. I (try) to phone her all day. I (train) for the Olympic games at the moment. You mentioned you volunteer at the Sierra Club. Where's the magazine I gave you? What (you do) with it? 3.

14. I (wash) my hair when I realized I hadn't phoned Katie. Why (you wear) that terrible hat? Past Tense & Past Continuous 1.11. When we arrived Ann (leave just) . Mary (wear) a very nice coat at the party yesterday. Sorry but you (stand) on my foot. Unemployment (rise) at an alarming rate. Jenny (fall asleep) while she was watching an interesting film. I called Peter and then I (go) out. 7. Why (you look) at me like that? 20. I'm very tired today. 5. I don't understand you. I (decide) not to go to America. 10. 7. 4. 9. 13. While I was swimming someone (steal) my watch. When I was young I (write) novels. 15. 4 . It (rain) for the last three days. They (already sell) their nice house. 12. When (you see) this film? 3. 5. What (you do) at 6 o'clock in the morning? 16. 2. 16. This is the first time I (drive) a bus. He looked at the window and (find) that someone was standing behind it. 9. 4. 15. 10. 18. 20. 6. 6. 18. What (you do) when the phone rang? 17. The weather is terrible. She (not show) us her new skirt yet. 14. We (not have) any problem when we were on holiday last summer. What (you talk) about? 12. 8. 3. Who (you talk) to on the phone when I arrived? Present Perfect & Past Simple 1. Where (you live) in 2000? 19. He (sleep) until midnight and then he woke up. It (not stop) snowing yet. My mother (send) me a postcard last week. He said that he (be) on holiday. 19. It (snow) since early this morning. We (play) football from 10 to 12 o'clock. I (work) all day. The children (play) in the garden when someone shouted very loudly. I (walk) along the street when I met my ex-wife. What (you think) about? You look very worried. The government should do something about it. I can't give you her address. I was waiting for my sister when it (start) to rain. (you know) that I am as tall as you are? 2. 11. 13. 17. It (rain) for days. 8. The sun (shine) and birds were singing. I (not read) today's newspaper yet. I (forget) it.

I (never swim) in the river. I did my homework while I _____ television. (you clean) them? 2.' 19. but now I am much better. but I (forget) . Where is my mobile phone? It (disappear) . had watched was watch was watching watched watching 3. She never _____ late to school. 6. Your shoes look very clean. 'Do you know Lucy's husband?' ' I (meet) him just once. This is the first time I (be) to this country. London _____ a lot since 1975. I (not finish) it yet. 13. 15. 20. He lived here until this winter but he (not live) here since. (you see) her? 10. 16. I (know) Tom when he was just five years old. gave give given gives will give 4. I (feel) sick in the morning. 12. I felt very sad so I (go) to my friend's party. many times.11. 16. 17. The manager _____ soon. 11. She (be) at home. I (never eat) caviar. 18. I (borrow) money from my uncle last week. I (meet) her English friend yesterday. 14. I wanted to call my mum yesterday. 17. If she asks for money. My grandmother (die) in the second world war. I (never meet) my grandmother. I'm still reading the same book.' 20. I (have) a lot of work recently. I (live) in London for 10 years. 13. He (take) his umbrella and left. 19. 5. 18. have changed has changed will change changed change 2. but I (forget) many English words. 3. 'Where is your umbrella?' 'I don't know I (lose) it. 12. Mary (be) in America last year. I (buy) my car a week ago. 15. 9. I _____ her. She (just have) lunch so she is not hungry. 1. arrived arrives has arrive is arriving will arrive 5. 5 . 14. 7. 8. She wasn't at school yesterday. '(fly you ever) first class?' 'Yes. I (never think) about being an actor. I spent a lot of time in America. I'm looking for Ann. I (never be) to Poland. He (do) his homework on Saturday. 4.' 1. She lives abroad.

.... I _____ my grandmother next week.painting. I would have gone there. I _____ my work now.... had known have known knew know known 8.. had taken is taking take taken took 16.. rugby? Did you ever play Do you ever played Has you ever played Have you ever play Have you ever played 2... She _____ to London yesterday...... He ..... The bus _____ before I reached the bus-stop. am doing do done was doing were doing 12.came come comes coming is coming 6.. I met Jane while I _____ on the beach.. walk were walking was walking walked walking 7... The baby _____ usually well behaved.......... You should always _____ healthy food............. go gone had went went will go 9.... he ... climbing climbs is climbing was climbing were climbed 17.... She _____ cooking food daily..... ........ After he ... will drink is drinking drinks drink are drinking 6 .......... He …………………………… mineral water everyday.... She caught them while they _____. I _____ in this school for ten years.a shower.. has been studying have been studying studied studying were studying 15...... Scientists _____ a new planet............. and we .. eat eaten eating shall eat was eating 19..... arrive arrived had arrived have arrive will arrive 18. finish have finished had had finished had had finished had had has finished had 3........ him the news. I _____ the pen before she did....... If I _____ the address.. write has written have written will write write 14..... has liked is liking like likes liking 13............... had just discover has just discover have just discover have just discovered will just discovered 10............ about everything! will always complain is complaining is always complaining always complains always complain 5. Look! The boy _____ the hill..... had woken up told wakes up told was waking up told woke up told woke up were telling 4.. were shall is has are 11...... would visit will visit visiting visit should be visit 20.... Harry ... I _____ a letter tomorrow.... did talked is talking talked was talked were talking 1.........

..... Have you ever seen Tom Cruise's last movie? Yes.. sailed has discovered ..... The weather forecast says the sun _____ tomorrow.. It will be her birthday.... Superman.. A famous New York institution _____ address last year... She _____ in this house for years...... left left . I _____........ I _____.. at the airport. I ........... has been living has lived have lived lived lives 14.6..nonstopenglish.. Hi Jane............ positive reviews about that film in the papers so I am going to see it.. to school yesterday? have you taken did you take do you take take you took you 20............ sailed 11...... Look! She ………………………………………..... Did you see Tom Cruise's last movie last week? No. just have finished just finished have just finished has just finished am finishing 9... were sailing has discovered ........... We _____ my aunt next week on Friday. Which books ... I _____. had left had arrived ......... When _____? did you arrive did you arrived do you arrived has you arrived have you arrived 19........ I _____ haven't don't didn't hasn't doesn't 7 .... changed had changed has changed is going to change will change 2............... If I .............. had arrived 18. will have has do did This exercise is brought to you by www............... arrived ....... did do had have will 4.. was discovering ... from a large whisky-bottle......... hadn't won't don't haven't didn't 3. When he .. I .. you _____ sad! What's up? are looking is looking look looks will look 7. was sailing discovered ... is going to shine is shining may shine shines will shine 15. are visiting have visited is visiting visited will visit 17. Do you usually watch TV on Mondays? Yes..... changed didn't changed has changed have changed would change 13.. _____ your homework? Did you do Has you done Has you done Have you do Have you done 5..... that film....... Leif Ericson...... are drinking drink drinks is drinking will drink 12... was sailing discovered ..... was fly were would fly were will fly would be would fly would be flew 10. has read have read read readed will read 8.............Vinland while he …………………………towards the west... Have you got a digital camera? No........ already did see already saw has already seen have already seen will already seen 16......... We ... had left had arrived . left has arrived ....... the plane ..……… (finish) doing this exercise... I ….. Many things _____ this month.

In the past. In the future. 4. I (not go) to the cinema last night. have haven't will would wouldn't 11. 6. has worked is working will work worked works 15. Nowadays the beaches _____ polluted. 10. 9. Yesterday I _____ a terrific talk show from 11:00 pm to 12:00 am! had watched watch watched watches will watch 1. I _____ for the maths test since August and I still have a lot to revise. were cooked were cooking has cooked had cooked was cooking 19. I saw a terrible accident while I _____ on the beach. people _____ more modern houses and flying cars. Can you swim? No I (never swim) . 2. Somebody (steal) my watch at the swimming pool last week. I saw Lisa at the museum when I was going to restaurant but she (not see) me. Soon. We had other things to do. Carol invited us to the party but we (not go) . people _____ to the beach more often. I was too tired. He (live) there all his life. She speaks English but she (not speak) Italian . 13. My favourite country is Thailand. 11. had walked has been walking has walked was walking were walking 8. did go do go go use to go used to go 13. 12. These days. Jack is from New York.' 8 . have preferred prefer preferred will prefer won't prefer 18. They (build) a new power station at the moment. 3. 5. has will have had have had will have 12. people _____ more. I _____ this exercise. she _____ probably have a lung disease. 8. Who (invent) the washing machine? Where (be) you yesterday? When I was buying the stamps somebody (call) my name. I (never eat) bananas. How long _____ for the Maths test? has you been studying have you been studying studied will you studied you study 7. 14. If Mary continues smoking like that. Latest news: A famous New York institution _____ address. had worked have worked will work worked works 17. people _____ most of the time at home. Mary _____ a lot lately. have just finished had finishing will finishing has just finished will just finishing 10. will read used to read has read had read did read 20. are is was were have been 16. 7.6. 'Where's Jill?' 'She (have) breakfast at the moment. will change change changes had changed has changed 14. I (be) there four times. Twenty years ago. Tom _____ dinner when you arrived. people _____ to stay at home watching TV. had studying has studying have been studying was studying will studying 9.

6. Carol invited us to the party but we (not go) . I (not go) to the cinema last night. I (be) there four times. They ________ completely ________ it. I think they are dating. Our kitchen’s a mess. 4. 'Where's Jill?' 'She (have) breakfast at the moment. 16.' Where (be) you yesterday? My favourite country is Thailand. 20.' 'How long (you study) biology?' 'For six months. there. 13. 2.' (she wear) the nice coat when you saw her? Can you swim? No I (never swim) . there. 'Where are you going on holiday?' 'I don't know. a) had seen b) haven't been seeing c) have been seeing d) have seen 5. You're covered in paint! What __________ you __________? a) have done b) were doing c) did do d) have been doing 9 . a) had seen b) haven't seen c) haven't been seeing d) didn't see 7. I was too tired. 20. 18.15. 1. They______________ a lot of each other recently. 'How long (you study) biology?' 'For six months. They have always lived 'What time (Ann come) ?' 'An hour ago. Jack is from New York. a) have been redecorating b) have redecorated c) already redecorated d) didn't redecorated 3.' 1. I saw Lisa at the museum when I was going to restaurant but she (not see) me. 16. a) have been going b) have gone c) are going d) have went 6. Somebody (steal) my watch at the swimming pool last week. We____________________ any cleaning for weeks. We've discovered this great café and we__________________ there a lot. How's your Mum? I ______________________ her for ages. They have always lived She speaks English but she (not speak) Italian . 18. I (never eat) bananas. 7.' 17. 15. We had other things to do. Their new kitchen looks fantastic. He (live) there all his life. 8. 17. 19. When I was buying the stamps somebody (call) my name. We (not decide) yet. 9. a) didn't eat b) haven't ate c) haven’t eaten d) have been eating 2. 5. Who (invent) the washing machine? 'Where are you going on holiday?' 'I don't know. he is on holiday. 19.' (Thomas work) ? No. 14. (she wear) the nice coat when you saw her? (Thomas work) ? No.' 'Where (your parents live) ?' 'In a village near London.' 'What time (Ann come) ?' 'An hour ago. 10. he is on holiday. I______________________ all day. I'm very hungry. We (not decide) yet. a) didn't do b) haven't been doing c) have done d) haven't done 4. 11. 12.' 3. 'Where (your parents live) ?' 'In a village near London. They (build) a new power station at the moment.

I have to write an essay. She’s gone to the doctor's. a) hasn't felt b) hasn't been feeling c) has felt d) doesn't feel 9. a) have waited b) waited c) was waiting d) have been waiting 10. I___________________ about half of it so far. Where have you been? I______________________ for ages. a) have written b) have been writing c) wrote d) have to write 10 . She ______________________ too well lately.8.

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