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The Present Perfect Tense: Exercise 1

By | January 5, 2015

Instruction: Complete each of the following sentences with the correct form of the verb in the brackets. Use the present perfect tense. Example: I (know) … Jim for a long time. I have known Jim for a long time. She (live) … in that hotel since last month. I (see) … this film before. I don’t want to… Read More »

The Present Perfect Tense

By | January 3, 2015

The present perfect tense is a little bit tricky for non-native speakers of English.  What I mean by tricky is that the action itself is in the past, but still relevant or has connection with the present. When you say I’ve lost the wallet  that means you LOST the wallte in the PAST, but you have not got… Read More »

Some/Any & The Simple Present Tense: Mixed exercise

By | December 26, 2014

Instruction: The following is a story about Betty. Complete the sentences with some/any or the approppriate form of the verb in the brackets. Every Sunday morning Betty … (go) to the market. She (go) … there with … (some/any) of her brothers. She … (not, want) to go there alone. She often … (see) … (some/any) girls in… Read More »

The Simple Present Tense: Exercise 1

By | November 11, 2014

Instruction: Substitute the subject of each of the following sentences with the word or words in parentheses. Remove the ‘s’ or ‘es’ from the verb where necessary. Add an ‘s’ or ‘es’ to the verb where necessary. Example: The man works at the university. (the woman) The woman works at the university. 1. The boys go to school… Read More »