Simple Past and Present Perfect
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PAST SIMPLE AND PRESENT PERFECT
Simple past and present perfect
The Past Simple
It is used to fix events and
situations in the past. You can
use it when the event or the situation happened.
Melanie in the cinema.
her husband 5 years ago.
The Present Perfect
The present perfect has several
uses, but it always shows a
connection between the past and now.
each other since we were children.
’s been married
for five years.
Write in the blanks with the correct form .
1) Felipe ll
(be) a king.
(forget) my keys!
3) Last holidays we
(meet)a new friend.
(lose) my ruler!
(visit) all the parks when I
(be) in Orlando.
(play) the piano for 10 years.
(you/ever/win) the lottery.
(call)me to say she happy birthday.
(work) in that project since March.
10) Unfortunately, Doris
(break) her leg.
(steal) my wallet!
12) I know that girl but I
(forget) her name.
(write) over 600 works during his lifetime.
14) All Mr Jones’ fields
(burn) for 2 days.
(marry) last year.
(love) his girlfriend for a long time.
17) What’s a stupid thing! Peter
(not/ study) for the final exam.
18) It was very hot in the room so I
(open) the window.
19) I’m really sorry I
(lose) your mp3.
(leave) home at 12 o’clock.
21) When I
(be) a child I
(love) swimming in the sea with my sister.
22) My brother
(not/ finish) his homework yet.
(be) asleep when Dad
(fight) with his cousin last night.
25) Auntie Liza
(buy) a new car last week.
(make) a very big cake for my party.
(go) to the cinema with my husband last Saturday.
28) Oh my God! You
(make) a mistake.