TENSE REVIEW (đề ở trang dưới

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Find and correct the errors regarding the use of verb tenses in each of the following sentences
1. I have been studying here since last January. By the time I return to my country, I will have
been away from home for three years. As soon as I graduate, I am going to return to my home
town.
2. This time next week, I won’t be going to school. I will be lying on the beach, enjoying the sun.
3. By the end of the 21st century, scientists will have discovered the cure for cold, which is the
most common disease at present.
4. I want to get married, but I haven’t met the right person yet.

5. I have seen that film three times, and now I want to see it again. It is the most exciting film I
have ever seen.
6. Last night I had dinner with two friends, who I have known for a long time. It was a very
interesting time for us.
7. I do not like my job at the restaurant. My brother wants me to change it. I think he is right.
8. So far this week, the teachers have been giving us a lot of homework everyday. We are very
tired. But we all know that practice much is good for us.

9. I am afraid Doctor Epstein cannot see you now. He is meeting another patient at the moment.
Will you take a seat and wait for a while?
10. There have been fewer than 40 presidents of the United States since it became a country.
George Washington was/is the first. He became the president in 1789.
11. After he had finished eating, he took a short walk in the park before he returned to the office.
12. Mrs. Seller was just getting off the plane when she felt a sharp pain in her chest. She fainted
and immediately was taken to the airport clinic.

So I knocked on the door for my wife to let me in. but I didn’t see my wife on the other side. I ordered my dessert 1 hour ago but it hasn’t come yet. the children were playing in the yard. 14. They told their father that the meal had already been prepared / was already prepared. I will never come to this restaurant again! 15. Finally the door opened. When I got to my apartment last night. . When he got home. I had been trying to get into the wrong apartment! I quickly apologized and went to my own apartment.13. I saw a stranger. I can’t stand anymore. I tried my key again with no luck. I used my key to open the door as usual but it didn’t open.

in three movies already” . rang c. am staying b. had been ringing d. When the weary passengers finally boarded the aircraft.Circle the letter to best complete the sentences. has been appearing b. is in her room studying c. worked b. I ……….. had been waiting 18. a. makes 16. for an important phone call. am going to make d. depending d. To be able to qualify as an interpreter. On July 20. existed b... a championship until last season.” a. By the end of this year. has appeared d. watch b. has been studying . He ………. am waiting d. English for three years..“I ……. wait b. great contribution to weather forecasting a. isn’t going to exist c. am finding 9. a mouse ran across the floor. Chen ………. has made d. What’s taking so long?” “I ………. in her room studying b. The phone ………. made c. many were annoyed and irritable because they ………. the first person ever to set foot on another celestial body. on the sun for its heat and light a. Fish were among the earliest forms of life. I think. Fish ……. has studied d. doesn’t exist b. am watching 11. a. depends 14. have waited 2. Go ahead and leave without me” a. have been waiting c. will have been studying c.. The plane’s departure was delayed because of mechanical difficulties. is depend b.. down onto the moon.. had been working d. appeared 3. on earth for ages and ages a. has depended c.. found b. has been working c. but he will still need more training and experience before he masters the language. constantly since Jack announced his candidacy for president this morning. 1969. “Where’s Polly?” ... isn’t existing d. watched d. a. is d. a. TV last night.“It’s more confusing than the old one” a. studies in her room d. are waiting b. stepped d. are existing d. will wait c. Today there are weather satellites that beam down information about the earth’s atmosphere. just thought d... have existed 12. here for a long time. was watching c. How are you?” “Jeff? What a coincidence ! I ………. “Let’s go! What’s taking you so long?” ... has been ringing b. had rung 13.“I think so. have you been thinking c. exist c. stayed 15. have you thought d.. the ocean tides will be higher a. He ………. had never won 20. a. “Robert is going to be famous someday. Field planning to retire?” “ Soon. Homestead High School’s football team ………. a. find d.will have been 10. about you when the phone rang” a. my keys” a. in another fifty years this beach ………. a. had appeared c. anymore. Next week when there ……….. was stepping b. was just thinking b. is making b. 1. “Hello? Alice? This is Jeff. stay c. was just thought 5. do you think 6.” a.. in the airport for three and a half hours. a delicious dessert for dinner tonight” a.“I’ll be there as soon as I ………. is never winning d. will be c. a full moon. The earth ……….“She ………. a. are you thinking b. make 8. were waiting d. “Hurry up! We’re waiting for you. space exploration ………. have just been thinking c. will be studying b. when the new coach led them to take first place in their league. was step 17. He’ll probably retire next year. will make c. Astronaut Neil Amstrong ………. is being b. If coastal erosion continues to take place at the present rate.. has never won b. “Why do you buy all this sugar and chocolate?” .. will have found c. has stepped c. In the last two decades. I don’t feel good. While I ………. had never been winning c. won’t be existing 19. many years of intensive language study are required for nonnative speakers. too” a. “When is Mr. will have made b. has in her room studied 4. home from work tomorrow. will have stayed d. is working 7. “What ………. about the new simplified tax law?” .

forget b. “Paul. a.. was losing c. you” a. “When are you going to ask your boss for a raise?” “………. he . have made d. will be finding d. is seeing b. for at least thirty minutes? “I can’t. A minor earthquake occurred at 2:07 A. was lost 39. become c. people usually ………. speaks c. Janice finally quit her job. am helping 28. about 48. It’ll probably be after midnight. They ………. when the tourists arrive.. is reaching c. along with her boss for a long time before she finally decided to look for a new position. “Could someone help me lift the lawnmower into the pickup truck?” . Next summer. but try to put it out of your mind. will help d. have been working c. at the computer for 5 straight hours.. boiling d. wasn’t believing 27. turned 40. were boiling 25. sleep 38... It …. be sleeping 24. were working 36. a.“I’m sorry. to her twice already! I don’t think she wants to give me one” a. hasn’t been getting c. I’ve talked b.. “I once saw a turtle that had wing. The turtle flew into the air to catch insects” “Stop kidding.. worked b. she took a break. you ………. much longer than the present Age of Mammals has lasted to date. please?” .. The Chinese …. was b. was speaking d. have become d. have been making b. will be 29.. Here’s an interesting statistic: On a typical day. will found b. a. has been sitting d..M. My family loves this house.“I’m not busy. I’d talked 23. on January 3. her doll.. Jane’s eyes burned and her shoulders ached. was lasting d. a. will be forgetting c. in their sleep 25 to 30 times each night. I know you feel bad now. will be sleeping d. are boiling b. lasted b.21. spoke b. By the time you’re an adult. was seeing 22. became b. have been boiling c. had been sitting . slept b. Tommy. When it ………. has lost b. had lost d. Paine. Can I help you?” a. have turned c. Take a short vacation.. She ………. has been seeing c. The city is rebuilding its dilapidated waterfront. a patient at the moment. they ………. The little girl started to cry. It’s against the law to kill the black rhinoceros. “Is it true that spaghetti didn’t originate in Italy? “Yes. turn b.. Finally. had lasted 35. will have forgotten d. are sleeping b. the family home ever since my grandfather built it 60 years ago.000 words. I was talking c. the coast of Texas tomorrow afternoon. could you please run off the stove? The potatoes ………. a. “ a. a.. am not believing d. a. forgot 31. Most of the people in the village ………. reaching 34. This Age of Dinosaurs ………. is speaking 30. work d. a. is c. have been sleeping c. has been d. didn’t get 33. hadn’t been getting b. help b.. She ………. a. “May I speak to Dr. are turning d. extinct a. “Do you think Harry will want something to eat after he gets here?” “I hope not. has lasted c. Jim. you” a... I ………. it will bring with it great destructive force. all about it. were sleeping c. make 26. sees d. will have found c. didn’t believe c. At one time. reaches b. huge prehistoric reptiles dominated the earth. The National Hurricane Center is closely watching a strong hurricane over the Atlantic Ocean. After ten unhappy years. I ……. don’t believe b. the average person ………. will reach d.. had slept d. are becoming 32. a. I’ve been talking d. and no one was able to find it for her. 104 beautiful new shops and restaurants in the area. will find 37. She ………. am going to help c. at the time and didn’t even know it had occurred until the next morning. spaghetti dishes for a long time before Marco Polo bought it back to Italy” a. According to research reports. was sitting c.. why don’t you take some time off? You ………. a. had been making c.. transforming it into an outdoor mall. too hard lately. I’m feeding the baby” a. isn’t getting d.. How many words did you speak today? a.. and we ………. is sitting b.

I am going to return to my home town. I will never come to this restaurant again! 15. It was a very interesting time for us. I will lie on the beach. I am away from home for three years. and now I am wanting to see it again. There are fewer than 40 presidents of the United States since it became a country. 8. He was meeting another patient at the moment. 4. As soon as I will graduate. It has been the most exciting film I have ever seen. Mrs. I had been try to get into the wrong apartment! I quickly apologising and went to my own apartment. We are very tired. After he had finished eating. the children played in the yard. This time next week. 2. So far this week. My brother wants me to change it. . By the end of the 21st century. George Washington had been the first. 12. I trying my key again with no luck. the teachers are giving us a lot of homework everyday. 11.TENSE REVIEW Find and correct the errors regarding the use of verb tenses in each of the following sentences 1. scientists will had discovered the cure for cold. I am studying here since last January. 13. but I don’t saw my wife on the other side. I am not like my job at the restaurant. I am thinking he is right. enjoy the sun. 6. I am afraid Doctor Epstein cannot see you now. 3. 9. I have ordered my dessert 1 hour ago but it hasn’t came yet. They told their father that the meal was already prepared. I want to get married. Will you taked a seat and wait for a while? 10. but I don’t met the right person yet. who I knew for a long time. When I got to my apartment last night. He was become the president in 1789. Seller was just getting off the plane when she feels a sharp pain in her chest. By the time I return to my country. I saw a stranger. 7. I use my key to open the door as usual but it didn’t open. So I am knocking on the door for my wife to let me in. She faint and immediately was taken to the aiport clinic. which was the most common disease at present. I have been seeing that film three times. Last night I have had dinner with two friends. But we all are knowing that practice much is good for us. 5. 14. When he was getting home. he take a short walk in the park before he returns to the office. I can’t stand anymore. Finally the door opened. I don’t go to school.

have been waiting c. a. will be c. The phone ………. a. The plane’s departure was delayed because of mechanical difficulties.. had never been winning c.. had been waiting 18. find d. a delicious dessert for dinner tonight” a. In the last two decades.“She ………. makes 16. had never won 20. have waited 2. Go ahead and leave without me” a. has depended c. existed b.“I ……. was just thinking b. constantly since Jack announced his candidacy for president this morning. about the new simplified tax law?” . has been ringing b. many years of intensive language study are required for nonnative speakers. had appeared c. has studied d. He’ll probably retire next year... my keys” a.. “Where’s Polly?” . have just been thinking c.. I don’t feel good. Field planning to retire?” “ Soon. The earth ………. is working 7. will have stayed d..“I think so. has been working c. “May I speak to Dr. doesn’t exist b.Circle the letter to best complete the sentences. am going to make d. isn’t going to exist c. watch b.. wait b.. has appeared d. down onto the moon. will have made b. on earth for ages and ages a. do you think 6. the ocean tides will be higher a. too” a. depending d. What’s taking so long?” “I ………. Fish ……. TV last night. he . was just thought 5. When the weary passengers finally boarded the aircraft. is in her room studying c. are existing d. about you when the phone rang” a. worked b. isn’t existing d. were waiting d. has in her room studied 4. here for a long time. is being b. has stepped c. had rung 13. “Hurry up ! We’re waiting for you. “Let’s go ! What’s taking you so long?” .“It’s more confusing than the old one” a. but he will still need more training and experience before he masters the language. Today there are weather satellites that beam down information about the earth’s atmosphere. are waiting b. a championship until last season.. space exploration ………. I think.will have been 10. in the airport for three and a half hours. is never winning d. Fish were among the earliest forms of life. On July 20.. had been ringing d. If coastal erosion continues to take place at the present rate. a. Astronaut Neil Amstrong ……….. has made d. To be able to qualify as an interpreter. on the sun for its heat and light a. stayed 15. am waiting d. a full moon. stepped d. is making b. “When is Mr. Homestead High School’s football team ………. “Hello? Alice? This is Jeff. are you thinking b. am finding 9. am staying b. is depend b. “Why do you buy all this sugar and chocolate?” . was stepping b. a. will wait c. will have found c. stay c.. have existed 12. was step 17. am watching 11. a. By the end of this year. “Robert is going to be famous someday.“I’m sorry. made c. He ………. exist c. has been appearing b. has never won b. great contribution to weather forecasting a.” a.. in another fifty years this beach ………... make 8. please?” . English for three years. for an important phone call. Paine. is d.. home from work tomorrow. 1969.. many were annoyed and irritable because they ………. when the new coach led them to take first place in their league. have you thought d.” a. “What ………. in three movies already” . Chen ………. I ………. a patient at the moment. won’t be existing 19.. studies in her room d. a mouse ran across the floor. has been studying 21. appeared 3. depends 14. Can I help you?” . watched d. 1. He ………. had been working d. will have been studying c.. rang c. While I ………. have you been thinking c. anymore. will make c. will be studying b. was watching c. found b. Next week when there ………..“I’ll be there as soon as I ………. How are you?” “Jeff? What a coincidence ! I ………. a. a. just thought d. in her room studying b.. the first person ever to set foot on another celestial body. a.

a. I was talking c. was lost 39.. turn b. According to research reports. a. am not believing d. were sleeping c. were working 36. will found b. make 26. will have found c. a. She ………. isn’t getting d. was b. the average person ………. a. have turned c. have made d. huge prehistoric reptiles dominated the earth. “ a. It’ll probably be after midnight. are becoming 32. be sleeping 24. was seeing 22. a... didn’t get 33. could you please run off the stove? The potatoes ………. hadn’t been getting b. has lasted c. will have forgotten d. 104 beautiful new shops and restaurants in the area. My family loves this house. Most of the people in the village ………. they ………. a. boiling d. the family home ever since my grandfather built it 60 years ago. work d. forget b. about 48.. The city is rebuilding its dilapidated waterfront. had been sitting . is c. are boiling b. reaches b. was speaking d. spaghetti dishes for a long time before Marco Polo bought it back to Italy” a. her doll.. will find 37.. It …. sleep 38. forgot 31. a.. At one time. The little girl started to cry. worked b. but try to put it out of your mind. was sitting c. I’ve talked b. people usually ………. A minor earthquake occurred at 2:07 A.. on January 3. is seeing b. “Do you think Harry will want something to eat after he gets here?” “I hope not. They ………. became b. help b. speaks c.M. How many words did you speak today? a. are turning d. I’d talked 23. have become d.. “Is it true that spaghetti didn’t originate in Italy? “Yes. will be forgetting c. will be 29. has been d. This Age of Dinosaurs ………. Finally.. lasted b. will be finding d. hasn’t been getting c. By the time you’re an adult. is reaching c. It’s against the law to kill the black rhinoceros. all about it.. I’ve been talking d.. to her twice already! I don’t think she wants to give me one” a. why don’t you take some time off? You ………. She ………. reaching 34. The turtle flew into the air to catch insects” “Stop kidding. a. Tommy. “When are you going to ask your boss for a raise?” “………. you” a. had lasted 35. wasn’t believing 27. “Paul. has been sitting d. I know you feel bad now. I ………. had been making c. you” a. in their sleep 25 to 30 times each night. much longer than the present Age of Mammals has lasted to date. along with her boss for a long time before she finally decided to look for a new position. and we ………. has lost b.a. Next summer. She ………. you ………. are sleeping b. Jim. the coast of Texas tomorrow afternoon. The National Hurricane Center is closely watching a strong hurricane over the Atlantic Ocean. Take a short vacation. didn’t believe c. spoke b. at the time and didn’t even know it had occurred until the next morning. she took a break.. was losing c. slept b. a. extinct a. Here’s an interesting statistic: On a typical day. have been sleeping c. has been seeing c. The Chinese …. a. have been making b. and no one was able to find it for her. “Could someone help me lift the lawnmower into the pickup truck?” . Janice finally quit her job. for at least thirty minutes? “I can’t. am helping 28. am going to help c.. have been boiling c. had slept d. I’m feeding the baby” a. When it ………. Jane’s eyes burned and her shoulders ached.000 words. don’t believe b. at the computer for 5 straight hours. have been working c. I ……. too hard lately. were boiling 25. will reach d... turned 40. it will bring with it great destructive force. After ten unhappy years. sees d. become c.. will help d. had lost d.“I’m not busy. when the tourists arrive. transforming it into an outdoor mall. was lasting d. a.. “I once saw a turtle that had wing. is speaking 30. is sitting b. will be sleeping d..