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Present Perfect or Past Simple ( B&W and KEY included )
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Age: 9-17
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PRESENT PERFECT / SIMPLE PAST
by Isabel

Date:
Level: intermediate
Age: +10

Description:
Exercise to practise the difference between the present perfect and the simple past. There is also practice of time expressions like already, still, yet, just, since, for, ago. Enjoy it!



 
 

PRESENT PERFECT/ SIMPLE PAST

by Isabel L

CHOOSE THE RIGHT FORM TO COMPLETE THE TEXT .
 
                        RAFAEL NADAL              
 

Rafa Nadal born in Manacor in 1986. He   four French Open titles and an Olympic gold medal. In 2008, Nadal the second Spanish man to win Wimbledon.

Since 2004, Nadal  a strong competitor to Roger Federer. They against each other in seven Grand Slam finals. Nadal five of them. Nadal  World No. 2 behind Federer for a record 160 weeks. He  the first in the rank for 46 weeks.

Rafa  the Davis Cup with the Spanish team four times so far. They   the trophy in 2004 and 2008, although he  on the final due to a knee injury.

Some trivia about him:

  • He playing tennis when he  five. 
  • In 2002, he his first ATP match at Majorca at the age of 15.
  • He  with his left hand although he is right-handed.
  • He  the Fundación Rafa Nadal, which promotes sport as an integration tool for those who need it the most, such as handicapped, immigrant and socially excluded people.

 

FOR, SINCE OR AGO?

CHOOSE THE RIGHT WORD TO COMPLETE THE SENTENCES    

  1. This house needs cleaning. We haven't cleaned it  months.
  2. I think I can't possibly learn Chinese. I've studied it  two years and I still can't have a sensible conversation.
  3. Jim and Kevin first met ten years
  4. Where were you? I've been waiting  two hours.
  5. I don't see my family very often. I haven't seen them Christmas.
  6. Louise has been learning Greek  she was fifteen.
  7. Helen lived in London long time  but she has been living in Madrid  last summer.
  8. My parents have had the same car  ages. They bought it at least fifteen years .
  9. Fred has been phoning his boss  lunchtime but he can't get through.
  10. I'm fed up with this rain. It's been raining  hours.

JUST, YET, STILL, ALREADY

TICK THE RIGHT SENTENCES.

  1. It's 11 and Mark hasn't still got up                                
  2. It's 11 and Mark still hasn't got up 
  3. I'm expecting him but he still hasn't turned up                
  4. I'm expecting him but he hasn't turned up yet
  5. He left his job but he has already found another              
  6. He left his job but he already has  found another
  7. Are you still doing your homework?
  8. Mr Green has just left his office
  9. My new hairdrier didn't work properly. I've taken it to the shop already and got a refund
  10. I don't still know his phone number
  11. I don't know his phone number yet
  12. Have you seen Brad Pitt's new film yet?
  13. Have you seen Sam? He just has come looking for you
  14. My friends went to the theatre but I didn't go with them because I've seen the play already
  15. Do you still love me?

 

       

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