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Present Perfect or Present Perfect Continuous

1. The war _______ (rage) for 9 months now.

2. You _______ (write) down his e-mail address?

3. How long you_______ (work) for this company?

4. I _______ (queue) for half an hour so far.

5. You _______ (be) to the supermarket?

6. I not _______ (buy) a new dress since Christmass.

7. I not _______ (hear) anything from him for ages.

8. I _______ (wait) for you.

9. We not _______ (have) such a snowy winter since my daughter was born.

10. A lot of things _______ (change) since you left.

11. It _______ (snow) since yesterday morning.

12. I _______ (try) to catch a taxi for an hour now.

13. You _______ (pass) your driving test yet?

14. You _______ (book) the plane tickets?

15. His plane _______ (land) yet?

 

5. Past Simple / Past Continuous / Past Perfect Continuous / Past Perfect


1. I (talk) over the phone when they brought me the letter.

A talked

B had talked

C had been talking

D was talking

 

2. They (sit) in the room when the taxi arrived.

A sat

B had sat

C had been sitting

D were sitting

 

3. He quickly forgot everything he (learn) at school.

A learnt

B had learnt

C had been learning

D was learning

 

4. I visited Brazil in April. I (stay) at a nice hotel for a fortnight.

A stayed

B had stayed

C had been staying

D was staying

 

5. I (stay) at the hotel for a fortnight when I received your letter.

A stayed

B had stayed

C had been staying

D was staying

 

6. The musician (play) the piano for a whole hour when we came in.

A played

B had played

C had been playing

D was playing

 

7. Alice closed the magazine and rose from the sofa on which she (lie) for more than two hours.

A lay

B had lain

C had been lying

D was lying

 

8. A man (be) unconscious for a few minutes when an ambulance arrived.

A was

B had been

C had being

 

9. We (walk) along a forest road for two hours when we saw a house.

A walked

B had walked

C had been walking

D were walking

 

10. I (talk) over the phone for a whole hour when the porter knocked at the door.

A talked

B had talked

C had been talking

D was talking

 

 


 

TEST 6

1. Write sentences in the PASSIVE. Use these phrases:

* in the sea * at school * in the kitchen * at the post office * in Australia * in Italy * at weddings * in Mediterranean countries * in the cinema

Example: olives / grow - Olives are grown in Mediterranean countries.

1. films / show…………………………………………………………….

2. meals / cook………………………………………………………….

3. stamps / sell………………………………………………………….

4. pandas / find………………………………………………………….

5. Italian / speak………………………………………………………….

6. confetti / throw………………………………………………………….

7. lessons / teach…………………………………………………………….

8. sharks / find …………………………………………………………….

 

Open the brackets.

1. When we (to come) to the station, the train already (to arrive). The passengers (to hurry) to occupy their seats in the carriages. 2. The concert (to be) a greater success than we (to expect). We were very glad. 3. He (to tell) me that if no one (to Icome) to meet me at the station, I (can) leave the suit-cases in the cloak-room and go to the hotel where he (to reserve) a room for me. 4. He (to be) here five minutes ago, but you (to be) out. He (to ask) me to tell you that he (to come) again tonight. 5. Lanny (to return) home after seven years of absence. Dur­ing these seven years he (to study) in Cape Town where his people (to send) him. Lanny was glad at the thought that he (to do) what they (to hope) he (to do) and that soon he (to be) among his people again. 6. You (to read) "The Murder of Roger Ack-royd" by Agatha Christie? — No, I (not yet to read) it. But I (to hear) that it (to be) a very interesting book. I (to read) it as soon as I (to get) it.



 


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