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The Future Perfect Tense: Exercise 1

By | June 14, 2015

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 »

Will, Be going to, or The Present Continuous Tense: Exercise

By | March 25, 2015

Instruction: Decide whether you should use will, be going to, or the present continuous tense for the verb in the brackets. In some situations, more than one verb form is possible. In this case, you should make sure you know the meaning. 1. Lina (come) … to visit us here in Yogyakarta next week. I can’t wait to… Read More »

The Past Perfect Continuous Tense: Exercise 1

By | March 10, 2015

Instruction: Put the verb in the brackets in the past perfect continuous tense. 1. Albert (live) … in Berlin for 5 years when we visited him last year. 2. Daniel (sleep) … for an hour before yesterday evening. 3. The students probably (wait) … for a 9 bus for twenty minutes when I saw them at the bus… Read More »

The Past Perfect Tense: Exercise 1

By | March 6, 2015

Instruction: Put the verb in the brackets into the past perfect tense. 1. The man (lock) … the door before he went out. 2. By the time you came yesterday, my dad (already, leave) … for Jakarta. That’s why you couldn’t meet him. 3. After he (have) … lunch, John went to his friend’s house. 4. I (already,… Read More »

Tense Review Exercise

By | March 1, 2015

Instruction: Put the verb in the brackets into 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, or the past perfect tense. 1. Last night we (go) … to a rock concert. We (enjoy) … the show. While they (perform) … on… Read More »

The Simple Past Tense vs the Present Perfect Tense: Exercise

By | February 17, 2015

Instruction: Decide whether you should use the simple present tense or the simple past tense for each verb. 1. A: Why don’t you call your dad and tell him about your problem? B: I (call) … him already. In fact, I (call) … him last night. 2. A: Let’s go to the movies. B: I’d love to, but… Read More »

The Simple Past Tense: Exercise 1

By | February 14, 2015

Instruction: Put each of the following sentences into the simple past tense. After that, make the sentence into an interrogative and negative one. Use ‘yesterday’ as the time signal. Example: Maria is budy today. a. Maria was busy yesterday. b. Was Maria busy yesterday? c. Maria was not busy yesterday. 1. Lisa is happy today. 2. The room… Read More »