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All Tenses: Review Exercise

Instruction: Put the verb in 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, the past perfect tense, the past perfect continuous tense, the simple future tense, the future continuous… 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… Read More »

The Past Perfect Continuous Tense: Exercise 1

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… Read More »

The Past Perfect Continuous Tense

The Past Perfect Continuous Tense is used to describe: 1. something that started at some point in the past, continued for a period of time up to a certain point in the past, and was still in progress when another action took place. Examples: a. I had been… Read More »