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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 »

All Present & Past Tenses: Review Exercise

Instruction: Put the verb in the brackets in 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, or the past perfect continuous tense. In some situations, more than one tense is possible. 1. A: Where is Tuti? B:… Read More »

The Past Perfect Tense: Exercise 1

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 »

The Past Perfect Tense

The past perfect tense is used to describe: 1. an action that began and finished before another action in the past. Examples: a. The people had already evacuated before the category five tornado struck the city. b. When we arrived at his house, he was not there. He had already left. c. I missed the lesson. When I… Read More »

The Present Perfect Tense

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 »