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I.Define Past Simple, Past Continuous, Present Perfect Continuous, Past

Perfect Simple, Present Perfect Simple. Make up sentences to illustrate
their use.
II. Put the verbs in brackets into Past Simple or Present Perfect Simple.
1. A: Did you like the movie "Star Wars?"
B: I don't know. I

1(see, never) that movie.

2. Sam 2 (arrive) in San Diego a week ago.

3. My best friend and I 3(know) each other for over fifteen years. We still get
together once a week.
4. Stinson is a fantastic writer. He 4. (write) ten very creative short stories in the
last year. One day, he'll be as famous as Hemingway.
5. I 5(have, not) this much fun since I was a kid.
III. Put the verbs in brackets into Present Perfect Simple or Continuous
1.Judy: How long 6 (be) in Canada?
Claude: I 7(study) here for more than three years.
2. I 8(have) the same car for more than ten years. I'm thinking about buying a
new one.
3. I 9(love) chocolate since I was a child. You might even call me a "chocoholic."
4. Matt and Sarah 10(have) some difficulties in their relationship lately, so they
11(go) to a marriage counselor. I hope they work everything out.
5. John 12 (work) for the government since he graduated from Harvard
University. Until recently, he 13(enjoy) his work, but now he is talking about
IV. Put the verbs into the correct tense, Present Simple or Future Simple
If you 14 (to dive) into this river, you 15(to hurt) yourself.
2 If the sun 16(to shine), the children 17 (to play) outside.
3 Richard 18(to walk) to school if he 19 (to miss) the bus.
4 Emily 20(to buy) the cola if you 21(to pack) the picnic basket.
5 If I 22(to be) in Venice, I 23 (to rent) a boat.
6. Lately, I 24(think) about changing my career because I 25 (become)
dissatisfied with the conditions at my company.
7. I 26(see) Judy for more than five years and during that time I 27 (see) many
changes in her personality.
V. Put the verbs in brackets into Past Simple or Past Perfect Simple
Mr. Sherlock Holmes

Mr. Sherlock Holmes, who 28 (be) usually very late in the mornings, save upon
those not infrequent occasions when he was up all night, was seated at the
breakfast table. I 29 (stand) upon the hearth-rug and 30 (pick up) the stick
which our visitor 31 (leave) behind him the night before. It was a fine, thick
piece of wood, bulbous-headed, of the sort which is known as a "Penang lawyer."
Just under the head 32 (be) a broad silver band nearly an inch across. "To James
Mortimer, M.R.C.S., from his friends of the C.C.H.," was 33 (engrave) upon it,
with the date "1884." It was just such a stick as the old-fashioned family
practitioner used to carry--dignified, solid, and reassuring.
"Well, Watson, what 34 (you make) of it?"
Holmes 35(sit) with his back to me, and I 36 (give) him no sign of my
"How 37 (you know) what I 38 (do)? I 39 (believe) you have eyes in the back
of your head."
VI. Put the verbs into the correct form of the passive
They speak English and French at this hotel.
English and French 40_______________ at this hotel.
The little boy broke the window last week.
The window 41___________ by the little boy last week.
Our secretary typed this enquiry.
This enquiry 42______________ by our secretary.
Jill uses the computer quite often.
The computer43____________ by Jill quite often.
The secretary defended some colleagues.
Some colleagues 44___________ by the secretary.
Picasso painted this picture.
This picture 45____ by Picasso.
Molly has knitted this cardigan.