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1 A: What's George's sister like?

B: I've no idea. I've never met her.

2. A: How is Amy these days?

B: I don't know. I --- her recently.

3. A: Are you hungry?

B: Yes. I --- much today.

4. A: Can you play chess?

B: Yes, but --- for ages.

5. A: Did you enjoy your holiday?

B: Yes, it's the best holiday --- for a long time.

6. A: What's that book like?

B: I don't know ---

7. A: Is Brussels an interesting place?

B: I've no idea --- there.

8. A: Mike was late for work again today.

B: Again? He --- every day this week.

9. A: Do you like caviar?

B: I don't know ---

10. A: The car broke down again yesterday.

B: Not again! That's the second time --- this week.

11. Who's that woman by the door)

B: I don't know --- before.)


3 Complete these sentences using today/this year/this term etc.

1. I saw Tom yesterday but I haven't seen him today.

2. I read a newspaper yesterday but I --- today.

3. Last year the company made a profit but this year ---

4. Tracy worked hard at school last term but ---

5. It snowed a lot last winter but ---

6. Our football team won a lot of games last season but we ---


Read the situations and write sentences as shown in the examples.

1. Jack is driving a car but he's very nervous and not sure what to do.

You ask: Have you driven a car before?

2. Len is playing tennis. He's not very good and he doesn't know the rules.

You ask: Have ---

3. Sue is riding a horse. She doesn't look very confident or comfortable.

You ask: ---

She says: ---

4. Maria is in London. She has just arrived and it's very new for her.

You ask: ---

She says: ---


Grammar card 9

1 What has happened in these situations?

1. Jack had a beard. Now he hasn't got a beard. He has shaved off his beard.

2. Linda was here five minutes ago. Mow she's in bed. She ---

3. The temperature was 25 degrees. Now it is only 17. The temperature ---

4. The light was off. Now it is on. Somebody ---

5. The tree was only three metres high. Now it is four. The tree ---

6. The plane was on the runway a few minutes ago. Now it is in the air.

The plane ---


Put the verbs in brackets in the correct form, present perfect or past simple.

1. 'Where's your key?' 'I don't know. I've lost it.' (lose)

2. I was very tired, so I lay down on the bed and went to sleep. (be)

3. Mary --- to Australia for a while but she's back again now. (go)

4. 'Where's Ken?' 'He --- out. He'll be back in about an hour.' (go)

5. I did German at school but I --- most of it. (forget)

6. I meant to phone Diane last night but I --- (forget)

7. I --- a headache earlier but I feel fine now. (have)

8. Look! There's an ambulance over there. There --- an accident. (be)

9. They're still building the new road. They --- it. (not/finish)

10. 'Is Helen still here?' 'No, she --- out.' (just/go)

11. The police --- three people but later they let them go. (arrest)

12. Ann --- me her address but I'm afraid I --- it. (give, lose)

13. Where's my bike? It --- outside the house. It --- (be, disappear)

14. What do you think of my English? Do you think I ---? (improve)


3 Are the underlined parts of these sentences right or wrong? Correct the ones that are wrong.

1. Do you know about Sue? _She's given up_ her job. RIGHT

2. The Chinese _have invented_ printing. WRONG: The Chinese invented

3. How many plays _has Shakespeare written?_ ---

4. _Have you read_ any of Shakespeare's plays? ---

5. Aristotle _has been_ a Greek philosopher. ---

6. Oh! _I've cut_ my finger. It's bleeding. ---

7. My grandparents _have got_ married in London. ---

8. Where _have you been born?_ ---

9. Mary isn't at home. _She's gone shopping._ ---

10. Albert Einstein has been the scientist who _has developed_ the theory of relativity. ---


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