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Past simple Present perfect exercises pdf

Past simple Present perfect exercises pdf (1/2)

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Exercise

Choose the right tense (past simple or present perfect):

1.   to Japan?

2. Yes, I  there four times.

3. When  to Japan?

4. I last  there three years ago.  a few days in Osaka.


ANSWERS

  1. Have you ever been to Japan?
  2. Yes, I have been there four times.
  3. When did you last go to Japan?
  4. I last went there three years ago. I spent a few days in Osaka.

Past simple and Past continuous exercises with answers PDF

Past simple and Past continuous exercises with answers (2/2)

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Exercise 

Complete the following sentences with past simple or past continuous:

1. While Charles (watch)   soccer on TV, Wendy (listen)   to the radio.

2. When I (walk)   down Queen Street, I (discover)   a wonderful store.

3. The angry little boy (throw)   her toy onto the floor and(stamp)   her foot.

4. I (receive)   your email while I (sit)   in the hospital waiting room.

5. When Tina (be)   little, she (hate)   the smell of broccoli.


ANSWERS

  1. While Charles was watching soccer on TV, Wendy was listening to the radio.
  2. When I was walking down Queen Street, I discovered a wonderful store.
  3. The angry little boy threw her toy onto the floor and stamped her foot.
  4. I received your email while I was sitting in the hospital waiting room.
  5. When Tina was little, she hated the smell of broccoli.

Past simple and Past continuous exercises with answers

Past simple and Past continuous exercises with answers (1/2)

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Exercise

Choose the right tense (past simple or past continuous):

1. While Tom  video games, his wife  a book in the lounge.

2. He  a number.

3. While I  around the USA, I  many interesting places.


ANSWERS

  1. While Tom was playing video games, his wife was reading a book in the lounge.
  2. He stood up, went to the phone and dialled a number.
  3. While I was travelling around the USA, I visited many interesting places.

Present perfect simple and continuous exercises with answers

Present perfect simple and continuous exercises with answers (2/2)

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Complete the following sentences with present perfect simple or continuous tense:

1. I (study)   all day, but I am afraid I (learn/not)   much.

2. Tom (eat)   two hamburgers today.

3. The boy’s clothes are dirty because he (play)   in the mud.

4. I (arrive/just)   at the station.

5. We are exhausted because we (do)   exercise all afternoon.

6. Simon feels a bit unsteady because he (cycle/not)   for five years.

7. How long (you/work)   for this office?

8. The kids (finish/not)   their lunch yet.

9. kevin (watch)   the film six times.


ANSWERS

  1. I have been studying all day, but I am afraid I have not learnt much.
  2. Tom has eaten two hamburgers today.
  3. The boy’s clothes are dirty because he has been playing in the mud.
  4. I have just arrived at the station.
  5. We are exhausted because we have been doing exercise all afternoon.
  6. Simon feels a bit unsteady because he has not cycled for five years.
  7. How long have you been working for this office?
  8. The kids have not finished their lunch yet.
  9. Kevin has watched the film six times.

Present perfect simple and continuous exercises pdf

Present perfect simple and continuous exercises with answers pdf (1/2)

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Exercise 

Choose the right tense (present perfect simple or continuous tense): 

1. Tina  for two hours.

2. Wendy  five emails.

3. I  on this project for less than an hour.

4. I still  all the files.

5. Tom is very tired because he  for two days.


ANSWERS

  1. Tina has been reading for two hours.
  2. Wendy has written five emails.
  3. I have been working on this project for less than an hour.
  4. I still have not prepared all the files.
  5. Tom is very tired because he has not slept for two days.

Present simple or Present perfect continuous? (2/2)

Present simple or Present perfect continuous (2/2)

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Exercise

Complete the following sentences with present simple or present perfect continuous tense: 

  1. Wendy sometimes  mangas. (to read)
  2. We never  TV in the morning. (to watch)
  3. Listen! Sam  in the bathroom. (to sing)
  4. My brother usually   in the kitchen. (to help)
  5. My mum  breakfast now. (to make)
  6. They often   the kitchen. (to clean)
  7. Look! The girls  home. (to come)
  8. Every day his father   for a walk. (to go)
  9. I  with my sister at the moment. (to chat)
  10. Mice  cheese. (to eat)

ANSWERS

  1. Wendy sometimes reads mangas.
  2. We never watch TV in the morning.
  3. Listen! Sam is singing in the bathroom.
  4. My brother usually helps in the kitchen.
  5. My mum is making breakfast now.
  6. They often clean the kitchen.
  7. Look! The girls are coming home.
  8. Every day his father goes for a walk.
  9. I am chatting with my sister at the moment.
  10. Mice eat cheese.

 

Present simple or Present perfect continuous

Present simple or Present perfect continuous: exercise 1/2

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Exercise

Choose the right tense (present simple or present perfect continuous): 

1. Wendy  English for four years.

2. She  Japanese and  every day.

3. Wendy  to a japanese school for two years.

4. The teachers there  their subjects in Japanese twice a week.


ANSWERS

  1. Wendy has been learning English for four years.
  2. She likes Japanese and practises every day.
  3. Wendy has been going to a japanese school for two years.
  4. The teachers there teach their subjects in Japanese twice a week.

Present simple or Present continuous exercise pdf

Present simple or Present continuous exercise pdf (2/2)

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EXERCISE

Complete the following sentences with present simple tense or present continuous tense:

1. (he/wear/a hat/often)  , but (he/not/wear/a hat)   today.

2. (we/have/dinner/now)    although (we/not/have/dinner/normally)   at this time.

3. (while/Linda/clean/the house)  , (her kids/play/in the garden)  .

4. I must hurry to the bus stop because (I/meet/Paul)   in an hour and (the bus/leave)   in five minutes.

5. Listen! (you/hear/that noise)  ?

6. I grew up with cats but now (I/have/a dog)  .

 


ANSWERS

  1. He often wears a hat, but he is not wearing a hat today.
  2. We are having dinner now although we do not normally have dinner at this time.
  3. While Linda is cleaning the house, her kids are playing in the garden.
  4. I must hurry to the bus stop because I am meeting Paul in an hour and the bus leaves in five minutes.
  5. Listen! Do you hear that noise?
  6. I grew up with cats but now I have a dog.

Present simple Present continuous exercises pdf

Present simple or Present continuous? (1/2)

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Exercise

Choisissez le temps qui convient (présent simple ou présent progressif):

1. Thomas  a book at the moment.

2. Wendy  an email to her boyfriend every day.

3. I usually  at eight.

4. Look, the kids  to the park.

5. We  every Wednesday.


ANSWERS

  1. Thomas is reading a book at the moment.
  2. Wendy writes an email to her boyfriend every day.
  3. I usually get up at eight.
  4. Look, the kids are going to the park.
  5. We meet every Wednesday.