Past Simple or Past Perfect
Simple Past or Present Perfect?
Present Perfect or Past Simple ( B&W and KEY included )
Simple Past or Present Perfect
The Past Perfect Tense: Use and Form + Practice: Past Simple or Past Perfect? - Inductive Approach
Past simple or past perfect?
simple past or present perfect
PAST SIMPLE or PAST PERFECT?
1. Complete with a suitable verb in the PAST SIMPLE or PAST PERFECT. Use the verbs in the box:
arrive - be - give - already buy - already see - not go - do - finish - wash
the theatre tickets when we
to the box office.
b) When the teacher
us our test results, we were all quite disappointed.
to the theatre with my classmates because I
d) When Anne
eating her breakfast and left, her brother
still in bed.
all our dirty clothes before our mother
it. She was really happy!
2. Complete with a verb in the PAST PERFECT.
not do - pass - lose - not miss - already start - be - already sell
a) When we arrived at the cinema, the film
. We missed the first five minutes.
b) The teacher discovered that Peter
her old car when I told her I was interested in buying it.
d) We couldn't find the way to the hotel because Angela
the map that morning.
e) If David
the train, we would have spent the weekend together.
f) My parents
informed about my bad behaviour before I told them.
g) The teacher was very happy because most of us
the English test.
3. Choose a suitable ending for the following sentences:
a) Amanda discovered that the burglars
had taken all of the money
took all of the money
had token all of the money
b) We ____________all the test tubes in the lab before we started doing our tests.
c) What time _____________last night? I arrived around midnight.
had you arrived home
did you arrive home
arrived you home
d) When Sally phoned me, I _______________my essay yet.
e) Our teacher told us that we ______________a good job in the test.
all had done
had all done