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Verb Tenses




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Present simple
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Introducing the "Passive Voice" (1) - Basic rules for Upper elementary and Intermediate students
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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
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MULTIPLE CHOICE - FOUR TENSES 1
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PAST CONTINUOUS AND PAST SIMPLE
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VERB TENSES
Revise your verb tenses! PRESENT SIMPLE, PRESENT CONTINUOUS, PAST SIMPLE, PAST CONTINUOUS, PRESENT PERFECT, PAST PERFECT, FUTURE SIMPLE, FUTURE CONTINUOUS, FUTURE PERFECT, CONDITIONAL.
 
1. Complete and match with the correct picture:
 
a) Peter when he the accident. The police came immediately.
b) I the weather forecast this evening. I to know if it's going to rain in London at the weekend.
c) What this afternoon? I my grandmother. She's in hospital.
d) What time this evening? At quarter to nine.
e) By this time next week, I this novel. I'm planning to read it this weekend.
f) Peter works from 8:00 to 15:00. Tomorrow at 10:00 he
g) David home when I finally got there. He was watching TV.
 
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2. Choose the correct option:
a) Jane didn't come to the theatre with us because...
she had already seen that play.
she hadn't seen that play yet.
she didn't see that play.
b) I think our plane ... at 16:20 at Heathrow airport tomorrow.
has landed
lands
was landing
c) Peter ... to India, but he would like to go there one day.
had never been
has never gone
has never been
d) This is the first time ...
Peter has driven a car
Peter drives a car
Peter would be driving a car
e) What time ...?
did you saw Mary yesterday night?
did you see Mary yesterday night?
have you seen Mary yesterday night?
 
3. Complete with a suitable verb from the box in the correct tense. (Use the short form for negative sentences) : 
 
complain - travel - find - look for - apply for - eat - drive - forget - watch - live
 
a) This time next year, I  in Cambridge with my sister. I'll have already started university there.
b) David a job as a solicitor last week and he's expecting an answer from the law firm.
c) What (you)? I'd like to buy a pair of jeans.
d) I've been looking for my sunglasses all morning, but I them yet.
e) Peter about the homework at the moment. He's always complaining about something!
f) By this time next year, we to Hawaii and we'll be back home.
g) I home from work when I saw Jane.
h) We have a wonderful plan for the weekend. We pizza at the new restaurant.
i) Anne was really angry because her boyfriend her birthday again!
j) Carlos TV in the evenings because he comes home very tired from work.