Category Archives: Grammar

The Future Perfect Tense: Exercise 1

Instruction: Put the verb in brackets into the future perfect tense. 1. Can I borrow your book, Joni? I promise I (return) … it by Saturday. 2. Hurry up, Don! I’m afraid Joni (already, leave) … before you get there. 3. Next year, my family (live) … here for two years. 4. Don’t worry, Joni. Before you ask… Read More »

The Future Perfect Tense

Do you remember what the past perfect tense is used for? This tense is used to describe an event that happened before another one in the past. If you say I had already got home before it began to rain, for instance, that means you got home first, then perhaps a few minutes later it started to rain.… Read More »

The Present Tenses, The Past Tenses, The Simple Future, and The Future Continuous Tense: Review Exercise

Instruction: This exercise reviews all the tenses we have learnt. Put the verb in brackets into the correct form. 1. Right now the president (speak) … on TV. He (start) … speaking an hour ago. So, he (speak) … for an hour. 2. This time tomorrow the president (speak) … on TV. 3. At 9 PM last night,… Read More »

The Simple Future or the Future Continuous Tense

Instruction: Put the verb in brackets into the simple future tense or the future continuous tense. In some situations, both tenses are possible. 1. A: Can I see you at 7 PM tommorow night? B: Sorry, you can’t. I (play, still) … tennis. 2. A: I (be) … very busy tonight. B: What (you, do) …? A: I… Read More »

The Future Continuous Tense: Exercise 1

Instruction: Put the verb in brackets into the future continuous tense. 1. Tom (leave) … tomorrow at 7 AM. 2. A: What (you, do) … at 9 PM tonight? B: I (read) … a history book. 3. Meet him tomorrow. When you get there, he (wait) … for you. 4. A: Can I come visit you tonight? B:… Read More »

The Future Continuous Tense

It may be useful to try to understand the future continuous tense in the same way as you understand the past continuous tense. The concept is similar. The difference lies in the time of the event. Just shift your mind, and put that concept in the future. Observe the following sentence: At 6 PM this morning, Ani was… Read More »

All The Present and Past Tenses & The Simple Future Tense: Mixed Exercise

Instruction: Decide whether you should use the simple present tense, the present continuous tense, the present perfect tense, the present perfect continuous tense, the simple past tense, the past continuous tense, the past perfect tense, the past perfect continuous tense, or the simple future tense for the verb in the brackets. 1. Angelina (come) … to visit us… Read More »