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verb tenses downloadable worksheets:
MULTIPLE CHOICE - FOUR TENSES 1
AN EASY WORKSHEET WHERE STUDENTS HAVE TO CIRCLE THE CORRECT ANSWER / THE FOLLOWING TENSES ARE PRACTISED: PRESENT SIMPLE - PRESENT CONTINUOUS - PAST SIMPLE - PRESENT PERFECT
Level: elementary
Age: 10-14
Downloads: 3214

 
ALL ENGLISH TENSES (ACTIVE VOICE) - COMPLETE GRAMMAR-GUIDE IN A CHART FORMAT WITH FORM, USE, EXAMPLES AND TIME PHRASES (4 pages) FOR ALL LEVELS
There are a lot of different tense tables and this is one more variant which can be very handy for both teachers and students. 4 pages. Each page - definite group of tenses: 1-indefinite tenses, 2-continuous tenses, 3- perfect tenses and 4- perfect continuous tenses. Includes form, use and examples. I have spent much time preparing it so I hope it ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 3060

 
THE PAST PERFECT TENSE
Form and use of the Past Perfect tense with an exercise in which students have to complete the sentences with one of the verbs in the list in the past perfect. Again the pictures will help them choose the right verb. I hope you like it and find it useful. HAVE A NICE WEEKEND!
Level: elementary
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 2568

 
TEST YOUR GRAMMAR. ALL THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE TENSES.
20 situations with the gaps to be filled with the correct tense form of the verbs in orded to test your students´ knowledge of the rules and verb tenses in general. Hope you´ll find that useful. Life_line.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 2095

 
A SCARY NIGHT - MIXED TENSES
Students complete the story using the verbs in brackets in a suitable tense. Then they correct the mistakes in some sentences. B&W version included on the second page and the key to the exercises is on the third page. I hope you like it and find it useful. Have a wonderful week!
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 1785

 
Tenses Board Game
Your students will practise tenses while playing! You will need a die and tokens.They have to form correct sentences using the words given and taking into account the time expresion. I let my students move on only if they form the sentence correctly, but you may adjust the rules as you wish. This game is made on WORD, so you can make changes accor...
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 1763

 
Simple Present or Present Continuous
It is a good revision ws and also it is good for Ss to differenciate the 2 tenses.Explanation part is also available reminding time expressions.Have a nice Monday:)))
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 1669

 
FOUR TENSES REVIEW -PRESENT SIMPLE- PRESENT CONTINUOUS-PAST SIMPLE AND PAST CONTINUOUS (B&W VERSION+ KEY INCLUDED)
After a brief explanation on the use of these four tenses, students complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets in the right form. I hope you like it and find it useful. Have a wonderful Sunday. Hugs!
Level: elementary
Age: 12-14
Downloads: 1624

 
 

AFFIRMATIVE NEGATIVE INTERROGATIVE SHORT ANSWER
I am studying
You
He is studying
She is studying
It
We are studying
You are studying
They are studying
I am not studying (I'm not)
You are not studying (you aren't)
He (he isn't)
She is not studying (she )
It is not studying (it isn't)
We are not studying (we )
You  (you aren't)
They are not studying (they aren't)
Am I studying?
Are you studying?
Is she studying?
Is it studying?
Are we studying?
Are they studying?
Yes, I am / No, I'm not
Yes, I am / No,
Yes, he is / No,
Yes, she is / No, she isn't
Yes,  / No, it isn't
Yes, we are / No, we aren't
Yes, we are / No,
Yes, they are / No, they aren't
 
1. What are these people doing? Look at the pictures and complete the sentence:
 
      
 
a) She  for her family.
b) The woman .
c) Peter and Alice
d) My name is Tina and I .
e) Tom .
f) Dave . He  a magic trick.
g)  to the beach with your family? Yes, I am
 
2. Choose the correct option:
a) Peter
 is reading a novel at the moment.
 are reading a novel at the moment.
am reading a novel at the moment.
b) We
 aren't plaing tennis, we are plaing volleyball.
 isn't playing tennis, we is playing volleyball.
 aren't playing tennis, we are playing volleyball.
c) Our younger sister
 isn't have dinner with us today.
 isn't having dinner with us today.
 aren't having dinner with us today.
d) My English teacher
 are writing something on the blackboard.
 is writting something on the blackboard.
 is writing something on the blackboard.

3. Change the following sentences into the negative: (Use short forms)

a) Anna is writing a composition. .
b) Our parents are visiting my grandmother. .
c) I am thinking of buying a new car. .
d) Ignacio is reading a very interesting book. .
e) You are doing your homework. .

4. Change into the interrogative:

a) I am waiting for Tom.
b) You are cooking dinner.
c) My grandmother is baking a chocolate cake.
d) She is checking the grammar reference.
e) They are listening to rock music.

5. Look at the pictures and write true sentences:



a) John isn't walking. He . (run)
b) Mark and Sara aren't playing golf. They (plant) trees.
c) Victor isn't playing tennis. He (play) American football.
d) The children (visit) a museum. They are visiting the zoo.
e) We (study) French at the moment. We are studying geometry.
f) It (rain) right now. It's sunny.

 

       

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