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In this exercise you have to put the verb into the correct form, present perfect or past simple.

1. Jill........................................... (buy) a new car two weeks ago.

2. His hair is very short. He........................................... (have) a haircut.

3. Last night I...................... (arrive) home at half past twelve. I........................... (have) a bath and then I.................................. (go) to bed.

4. ........................................ (you/visit) many museums when you were in Paris?

5. My bicycle isn't here any more. Somebody......................................... (take) it.

6. When........................................... (you/give) up smoking?

7. I........................................... (not/eat) anything yesterday because I ................................(not/feel) hungry.

8. Why........................................... (Jim/not/want) to play tennis last Friday?

9. The car looks very clean. ........................................... (you/wash) it?

10. Hello, Susan. Is Alan here? No, I'm afraid he ........................................... (go) out. Oh, what a pity! When exactly........................................... (he/go) out? About ten minutes ago.

Complete these sentences using the verbs in brackets. You went back to your home town after many years and you found that many things were different.

1. My best friend, Kevin, was no longer there. He ............................... (go) away.

2. The local cinema was no longer open.It............................... (close) down.

3. Mr Johnson was no longer alive. He ................................ (die).

4. I didn't recognise Mrs Johnson. She .............................. (change) a lot.

5. Bill no longer had his car. He ................................ (sell)it.

Now you have to make sentences using the words in brackets.

Example: I wasn't hungry. (I / just / have / lunch) I had just had lunch

1. Tom wasn't at home when I arrived, (he / just / go / out)

2. We arrived at the cinema late. (the film / already / begin)?

3. They weren't eating when I went to see them. (they / just / finish / their dinner)

4. I invited Ann to dinner last night but she couldn't come. (she / already / arrange / to do something else)

5. I was very pleased to see Nora again after such a long time. (I / not / see / her for five years)

Put the verb into the correct form, past perfect or past simple.

1. The house was very quiet when I got home. Everybody................................ (go) to bed.

2. I felt very tired when I got home, so I.............................. (go) straight to bed.

3. Sorry I'm late. The car....................................... (break) down on my way here.

4. There was a car by the side of the road. It................................ (break) down and the driver

was trying to repair it. So we................................. (stop) to see if we could help.

 

In this exercise you have to read a situation and then write a sentence.



Example: The two boys came into the house. One had a black eye and the other had a cut

lip. (they / fight) They had been fighting.

1. Tom was watching television. He was feeling very tired.

(he / study / hard all day) He..............................................................................

2. When I walked into the room, it was empty. But there was a smell of cigarettes.

(somebody / smoke / in the room) Somebody....................................................

3. When Mary came back from the beach, she looked very red from the sun.

(she / lie / in the sun too long) ............................................................................

4. The two boys came into the house. They had a football and they were both very tired.

(they / play / football) .......................................................................................

5. Ann woke up in the middle of the night. She was frightened and she didn't know where

she was. (she / dream) .........................................................................................

In this exercise you have to read a situation and then write a sentence.



Example: We began playing football. After half an hour there was a terrible storm.

We had been playing for half an hour when there was a terrible storm.

1. The orchestra began playing at the concert. After about ten minutes a man in the

audience suddenly began shouting.

The orchestra ....................................... for about ten minutes when......................

2. I had arranged to meet Tom in a restaurant. I arrived andbegan waiting. After 20 minutes I realised that I had come to the wrong restaurant.

I................................................................. when I..................................................

3. Mr and Mrs Jenkins went to live in the south of France. Six months later Mr Jenkins died. They .............................................. when.........................................


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