Verb Tense Final Test

Cumulative Verb Tense Review
1. When Carol (call) last night, I (watch) my favorite show on
television.
2. I (work) for this company for more than thirty years, and I intend to stay here
until I retire
!. "haron (love) to travel. "he (go) a#road almost every summer.
$e%t year, she plans to go to &eru.
'. (homas is an author. )e (write) mystery novels and travel memoirs. )e (write)
since he was twenty*eight. +ltogether, he (write)
seven novels, three collections of short stories and a #ook of poetry.
,. We were late #ecause we had some car pro#lems. -y the time we (get)
to the train station, "usan (wait) for us for more than two hours.
.. "am (try) to change a light #ul# when he (slip) and (fell)
.
/. 0veryday I (wake) up at . o1clock, (eat) #reakfast at / o1clock and
(leave) for work at 2 o1clock. )owever, this morning I (get) up
at .3!4, (skip) #reakfast and (leave) for work late #ecause I
(forget) to set my alarm.
2. 5ight now, 6im (read) the newspaper and 7athy (make)
dinner. 8ast night at this time, they (do) the same thing. "he
(cook) and he (read) the newspaper. (omorrow at this time, they (do,
also) the same thing. "he (prepare) dinner and he
(read) . (hey are very predicta#le people
9. -y this time ne%t summer, you (complete) your studies and (find)
a :o#. I, on the other hand, (accomplish, not) anything. I
(study, still) and you (work) in some new high paying
:o#.
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14. (he students (#e, usually) taught #y ;rs. ;onty. )owever, this week they
(#e) taught #y ;r. (an<er.
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11.
6ane talks on the phone.
-o# has #een talking on the phone for an hour.
;ary is talking on the phone.
Who is not necessarily on the phone now>
12.
I1m going to make dinner for ?rank.
I1m making dinner for 6udy.
I1ll make dinner for ;ary.
I make dinner for (ed.
I will #e making dinner for (ony.
Who are you offering to make dinner for>
1!.
6ane left when (im arrived.
-o# left when (im had arrived.
(im arrived when ;ary was leaving.
6ohn had left when (im arrived.
+fter (im arrived, ?rank left.
Who did not run into (im>
1'.
6ane is talking in class.
-o# always talks in class.
;ary is always talking in class.
Whose action #others you>
1,.
6ane never left 6amestown.
2 Lalithe Nanayakkara –B.A. in English (Uni. Of Kelaniya)  071 80 55 1!
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-o# has never left 6amestown.
Who is still alive>
! Lalithe Nanayakkara –B.A. in English (Uni. Of Kelaniya)  071 80 55 1!
English "ra##ar $ %&'ken (lasses ()O*E% +,%,-E.)
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