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EASTER REVISION PRESENT TENSE 1. Write the verb between brackets in the present simple or continuous. 1. ......... you usually ......... (eat) vegetables? 2. Sorry, I can´t talk now. I .................. (brush) my teeth. 3. Sandy .................. (not drink) alcohol very often. 4. They.................. (work) at the factory from Monday to Friday. 5. Listen! Somebody .................. (shout). 6. He doesn´t have time now. He .................. (do) his homework. 7. How often ........ she ........ (go) to the dentist? 8. We .................. (go out) for dinner every Saturday night. 9. Be quiet! I .................. (study) for tomorrow´s exam. 10. She´s not at home at the moment. I think she .................. (do) the shopping. 2. Write short answers for these questions. 1. Do you enjoy your work? Yes, ................... 2. Are they at home now? No, .................. 3. Is he still working for that company? Yes, .................. 4. Are you cleaning the house? No, .................. 5. Is your sister helping in the garden? No, .................. 6. Does Paul have any brothers? Yes, .................. 7. Do they know you´re here? Yes, .................. 8. Are you having fun? No, .................. 9. Does your friend work there? Yes, .................. 10. Is he a relative of yours? Yes, .................. 3. Write these sentences correctly. 1. They are wanting to go home now ......................................................................... 2. I´m not having time at the moment. ......................................................................... 3. Anne is not here. She does the shopping right now. ......................................................................... 4. Your friends are attending Italian lessons on Thursdays. .........................................................................


PAST TENSE 1. Write these sentences in the past. 1. He goes to the swimming pool because he likes swimming. ………………………………………………………………………………………… 2. They have dinner at nine o´clock. ………………………………………………………………………………………… 3. Adam runs 500 m ………………………………………………………………………………………… 4. Helen eats too many sweets. ………………………………………………………………………………………… 5. I buy the newspaper in the shop. ………………………………………………………………………………………… 6. We get up at eight o´clock and go to school. ………………………………………………………………………………………… 2. Write the sentences in exercise 1 in the negative form. 1. ………………………………………………………………………………………… 2. ………………………………………………………………………………………… 3. ………………………………………………………………………………………… 4. ………………………………………………………………………………………… 5. ………………………………………………………………………………………… 6. ………………………………………………………………………………………… 3. Write about what Jim did and didn´t do yesterday, as in the examples. 1. Go to the bank (yes) 1. He went to the bank 2. Buy some shoes (no) 2. He didn´t buy any shoes. 3. Write to Sally (yes) …………………………………….. 4. Buy a shirt (yes) …………………………………….. 5. Have lunch with Adam (no) …………………………………….. 6. Write to Peter (yes) …………………………………….. 7. Go to the hospital (no) …………………………………….. 8. Have dinner with Susie (yes) …………………………………….. 9. Play football (no) …………………………………….. 10.Make dinner (yes) …………………………………….. 4. Write the past form of these verbs. 1. to get ……… 6. to play ……… 2. to buy ……… 7. to come ……… 3. to study ……… 8. to go ……… 4. to watch ……… 9. to pay ……… 5. to begin ……… 10. to walk ………


5. Complete these sentences with the past simple or the past continuous 1.

She ................... (make) a cake when I .................... (come) home from work.

2.

When I ....................... (open) the door they ....................... (stop) talking.

3.

We ............………………..... (have) dinner when they ......................... (arrive).

4.

She ................................................ (live) in Hastings at that time.

5.

They ................................................... (come) home very late last night.

6.

As he .............……….. (be) ill I .............................. (stay) to look after him.

7.

...................................... (you/know) the answers to their questions ?

8.

He ................ (stand) up,.................... (take) his case and .............(leave).

9.

When you .................... (arrive) ............................. (Janet /make) dinner ?

10.

We ................. (arrive) just in time, she .....………............. (get) on the train !

11.

It ............................... (not take) me as long as I thought to get to Paris.

12.

When I .............. (be) on holiday I ......................... (have) a lie-in every day.

13.

They ...............……... (have) breakfast when the postman .................. (arrive).

14.

Everybody ....................... (start) clapping when the clown ..............(arrive).

15.

I didn’t want to disturb him because he ............................ (read) the newspaper.

16.

Just as I ...................... (open) the door my neighbour .................. (call) me.

17.

As they ....................... (make) an terrible noise, we could hear what the man said.

18.

That day she ................................ (wear) a beautiful red dress.

19.

When the waiter .............. (bring) the steak he said he ...............(not eat) meat.

20.

What .................................... (you/do) at that time ?

6. Complete these sentences with FOR or SINCE 1. They have sung together…………… two years. 2. Lucy hasn’t eaten Italian food ……………. her holiday in Rome. 3. Lucy and Cindy have been friends …………… 1989. 4. Tony has liked Cindy………… a long time. 5. Brock has been the band’s agent…………… they started singing five years ago. 6. Cindy has enjoyed singing …………. she was a child. 7. I have been on holiday…………… two weeks. 8. Cindy hasn’t seen Tony…………… last Friday. 9. Rob has been unhappy …………. two weeks. 10. I’ve been waiting for you ………. 9am!


7. Complete the sentences with the PAST SIMPLE or the PRESENT PERFECT 1 He (not smoke) _______________________ for several weeks. 2 The girl (fall, just) ________________________off her bicycle. 3 He (work) __________________ in a factory last summer to earn his tuition for the university. 4 She (be) _____________________ a movie star since she was a child. 5 She (not, do) _____________________ her exercises yet 6 We (sell) _____________________ our house several weeks ago. 7 There (be) ___________________ many accidents on that road last year. 8 Many prominent people (be) ________________ in the audience last night. 9 I (have) ________________________ this toothache since yesterday. 10 He (attend) __________ the university until he ran out of money last year. 11 She (have) ____________________ the flu last month. 12 Up to now we (never have) ___________________ any trouble with our refrigerator. 13 In the past, more people (live) ________________________ on farms. 14 He (be) _______________________ seriously ill for the past few days. PRESENT TENSE Exercise 1: 1. Do you usually eat vegetables? 2. Sorry, I can´t talk now. I´m brushing my teeth. 3. Sandy doesn´t drink alcohol very often. 4. They work at the factory from Monday to Friday. 5. Listen! Somebody is shouting. 6. He doesn´t have time now. He is doing his homework. 7. How often does she go to the dentist? 8. We go out for dinner every Saturday night. 9. Be quiet! I am studying for tomorrow´s exam. 10. She´s not at home at the moment. I think she is doing the shopping. Exercise 2: 1. Yes, I do. 2. No, they aren´t. 3. Yes, he is. 4. No, I´m not. 5. No, she isn´t. 6. Yes, he does. 7. Yes, they do. 8. No, I´m not. 9. Yes, he/she does. 10. Yes, he is. Exercise 3: 1. They want to go home now. 2. I don´t have time at the moment. 3. Anne is not here. She is doing the shopping right now. 4. Your friends attend Italian lessons on Thursdays. PAST TENSE Exercise 1: 1. He went to the swimming pool because he liked swimming. 2. They had dinner at nine o´clock. 3. Adam ran 500 m


4. Helen ate too many sweets. 5. I bought the newspaper in the shop. 6. We got up at eight o´clock and went to school. Exercise 2: 1. He didn´t go to the swimming pool because he didn´t like swimming. 2. They had dinner at nine o´clock. 3. Adam ran 500 m 4. Helen ate too many sweets. 5. I bought the newspaper in the shop. 6. We got up at eight o´clock and went to school. Exercise 3: 3. He wrote to Sally 4. He bought a shirt 5. He didn´t have lunch with Adam 6. He wrote to Peter 7. He didn´t go to the hospital 8. He had dinner with Susie 9. He didn´t play football 10. He made dinner Exercise 4: 1. got 6. played 2. bought 7. came 3. studied 8. went 4. watched 9. paid 5. began 10. Walked Exercise 5: 1. She WAS MAKING a cake when I CAME home from work. 2. When I OPENED the door they STOPPED talking. 3. We WERE HAVING dinner when they ARRIVED. 4. She WAS LIVING in Hastings at that time. 5. They CAME home very late last night. 6. As he WAS ill I STAYED to look after him. 7. DID YOU KNOW the answers to their questions? 8. He STOOD up, TOOK his case and LEFT. 9. When you ARRIVED WAS JANET MAKING dinner? 10. We ARRIVED just in time, she WAS GETTING on the train! 11. It DIDN’T TAKE me as long as I thought to get to Paris. 12. When I WAS on holiday I HAD a lie-in every day. 13. They WERE HAVING breakfast when the postman ARRIVED. 14. Everybody STARTED clapping when the clown ARRIVED. 15. I didn’t want to disturb him because he WAS READING the newspaper. 16. Just as I WAS OPENING the door my neighbour CALLED me. 17. As they WERE MAKING an terrible noise, we could hear what the man said. 18. That day she WAS WEARING a beautiful red dress. 19. When the waiter BROUGHT the steak he said he DIDN’T EAT meat. 20. What WERE YOU DOING at that time ? Exercise 6 1. for 2. Since 3. Since 4. For 5. Since 6. Since 7. For 8. Since 9. For 10. Since Exercise 7 1. Hasn´t smoked 2. Has just fallen 3. Worked 4. Has been 5. Hasn’t done 6. Sold 7. Were 8. Were 9. Have had 10. Attended 11. Had 12. Have never had 13. Lived 14, Has been


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