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Fill in the correct form of the verb -All tenses 1. My family have - - - - - - , - , - - - - (buy) some land in southern France recently. They _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ (bui/Q) a summer house there at the moment. 2.

Andy and Mary--'----------,---- (gg.) to a concert tomorrow night. They - - - - - - - - - - - -- (look forward to) it the whole week. ·

3. Jonathon------.,.---- (watch) the news on TV every day and it _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ (help) him with his E.nglish. 4. My car--------~· (break) down when I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (drive) home from work. I (fix) it if I (know) what was wrong . But I didn't so (have) to take it to the garage . 5.

When h e - - - - - - - - - (foung.) Microsoft, Bill Gates was only 20 years old. He - - - - - - - - - - - - ( a l r e a d y write ) his first computer programme six years earlier.

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An accident-----:-:------ (happen) near my house last night. A car---=-----=----(hit) a young man. He (ride) his bike when someone in front of him suddenly (open) a car door. Many people (see) the accident. The police (interrogate) them last night.

7. Mrs Smith said that one day she (retire) from teaching. She said that she (spend) her new free time learning about computers .

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- - - . , . - - - - - - - - ( n o t sleep) at all last night. Someone_-'---,._______ (listen) to music all night.

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(see) a film a week ago, but I very much because I (already reag.) the book. If I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not read) the book I the film more.

(not enjoy) it (probably enjoy)

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11 . They _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (stand) in the queue for over an hour-when the manager --~------ (tell) them that there were no more tickets.· 12. A l a n - - - - - - - - - (be) in the car accident yesterday. The other driver _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (lose) control of his car because he _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (fa/!.) asleep. ·.o;· ••

• 13. She _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not see) her father since he-~---.,....---- (start) to work in Marseille two years ago. 14. 1---'---""-'---- (sleep) when the fire broke out. 15. Linda phoned and explained that she----:-:---...,..,.--,-,.,--._.,--- (not can) to come to the party · the next day because she _________ ~) still sick. 16. I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (just see) the film "The Da Vinci Code". --------,---::--. (you see) it too?- No, I (not have) but I . . , - - - - - - - - - (reag.) the book.

17. My sister _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (t!Y.) home from London today. Her flight----.,---,---,-(arrive) in an hour so I 18. Unless he

(lea ve) for the airport right now to get there in time . . (sel!.) more he won't get much money.

19. While h e - - - , - - - - - - - - (wait) for the bu s there-..,--.,----'---::------ (be) a robbery at (gg.) away the police --------~ the bank. After the robbers (come) but they (not can ) to catch them . 20. 1 (use) to ski when I was at the university but! _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ (not Ski.) any more. (break) a leg five years ago and since then I

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Jl.c>k!.d.f}J}s Jetter from Maurice-' who is on holiday in Britain, to his sister. Sally in New Zealand. Put the verbs in a suitable tense, active or passive. ·'

Pear $ally, -~""' · How are y_oy? We've been having a lovely time. We're being very welllooke~ _after by our ho1t1. We (1) ......................................................................., ...... (take) 1igkt1eeing ' an~ we (2i ........................................, ..................................... ( intro~uce) to some of their frien~l, wko (3) ............................ .................................................. (make) Ul feel very welcome. Last night we (4) ............................................... ;.............. :............... (1how) roun~ a ca1tle, by the owne-r! M}1t of the lan~ in .thz1 area (S) ....... :.................. ... :.... :.................... :...:.: ................. (belong) to hi1 familyJar ~Jbout' five hunore~ years. Apparently, the lano (6) .............................................................................. (giv> e) to them after one' of.hii ance1tors (7) .............. ,...................................... ......................... (kill) while trying 1ave the kinls ltfe· Q_uite romantic, isn't it? . . . _·__. _. .-·. · The castli itself wa1 a little bit oi1appointing, to be ab1olutely honeff The owner tola Ul that· it (?) .... ..:.: ... :...... ;.......................................................... (iuffer) 1eriou1 aawiage Ouring a fire about thirty Jl~ars . ~go . When .it (9). ........................................................................ ,., .. :'(re~tere) they (10) ........................... :,.. :.... ~ ......................................... ( a~o) central heating ano things _ like ~hat. So once you~re inlioe it (11) ..................... :....:............... :................................... (not feel) mu(# oifferent to any other (argi, .()ta house. But the ow_ner is a real character. He toto us... lots aflto~ie! about things t_ha_t (12) .. :............... ,................................ ........................... (happen) to him: '1Aihen :h,e ,was . young. Jle (13) .... ,., .....;: ..........:...................:: ................................. (len~) abroa~ to work -in a b~n_k_, but he hate~ it~ 10 h~ (14) ...... ,....................................................................... (behave) very ba)ly;in : or~ei' to ~' (15) ......................... .. :::: ..-.. :.~.-.: ..... ; ,...................: .......... (lack). He kept uilaughingfor ·hours. [hppe. ht (16) .............. :.............. : ....: .............·........... , ................... (invite) here before we le(lve. · · · ' · I'll have 'lot(-m.ore. to till .you when we get back. T4ke _care. Yours .affe~tionately, Mauri_ce · .

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_ No! ,Really? / Yes. She (2) ....._. .........,.... , ................... ................... taking money {rom someone s bag m the .-. ch(!nging room. · · · -Who by? The sports club manager. She (3) ........·............................................ :........ thro~gh.the changing roorri when she (4) .............................. ~ ..........-............ :•...... Clare with Karen's bag. . . Oh dear. That's terrible. _·. . . . · . Clare said sl;le (5) .............. ~ ...................................... ....... to fetch the money byKaren but when Karen (6) ................................ ,............................ about it, she said she (7) .......... :..... ,...................: ....... ~..... .: ........ · (not) what Clare was talking about. But how stupid ofKaren to leave money in the changing room! Yes~ She' (8) ............ , ................... .... ......................... that by the manager too . . She (9) ... .... ................ .... .......... :....................... (not) it again, anyhow. . . No, I guess·not. What do you think Clare (10) ...............................................~ ........... now? I don't know. This is the second club she (11) ................................................. ...... :. to leave, isn't it? · Yes. It's hard to know what can (12) ......... :................................................. fors_omeone like Clare.


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