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Mixed Tenses - Put the verbs into the correct tenses.
 
  1. Andy is tired because he (work)  all day.
  2. By 1960 most of Britain’s old colonies (become)  independent.
  3. David broke his leg when he (ski)  last week.
  4. (you/have)  a nice time in Rome?
  5. (you/finish)  your homework yet?
  6. He (be)  at his computer for six hours.
  7. How long (she/have)   that car?
  8. How many people (die)  in the fire yesterday?
  9. I (not/know)  much about art, but I like some artists.
  10. I (wait)  for ages when finally the bus arrived.
  11. I (receive)  a postcard from Jane yesterday.
  12. I (correct)  all morning, I’m exhausted.
  13. I (never/be)  sailing, what’s it like?
  14. It was late.  Most of the shops (close) .
  15. It (rain)  when I got up this morning.
  16. Janet (start)  a new job in September.
  17. Nelly (have) a great time in New York at the moment.
  18. She was cooking dinner when we (arrive) .
  19. She (just/come)  back from a Mediterranean cruise.
  20. My husband (be)  free for most of the afternoon.
  21. The children were tired because they (swim)  in the pool all afternoon.
  22. They (go)  to spend six weeks in the USA.
  23. We can use the car, I (repair)  it.
  24. We were tired because we (be)  to a party the night before.
  25. We (be)  too late for the train, it had just left.
  26. When I got the airport I realized I (forget)  my passport.
  27. As soon as they (arrive)  we had dinner.
  28. When they were driving home last night they (see)  a terrible accident.
  29. Where (Robert/live) now?
  30. Who (Mandy/talk)  to?

 

       

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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THE PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS TENSE
Form and use of the present perfect continuous tense followed by an exercise in which students have to look at the pictures and complete the sentences using a suitable verb from the list provided in the Present Perfect Continuous. I hope you like it and find it useful. Have a wonderful week!
Level: elementary
Age: 12-14
Downloads: 1549

 

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