The Past Perfect Continuous Tense, The Past Perfect Tense, The Past Continuous Tense,The Simple Past Tense: Review Exercise

By | March 19, 2015

Instruction: Put the verb in the brackets into the past perfect continuous tense, the past perfect tense, the past continuous tense, or the simple past tense. In some cases, more than one tense is possible. 1. Yesterday, I (go) … to Diana’s house. When we (get) … there, her father (tell) … us that she (sleep) … .… Read More »

The Past Perfect Continuous Tense vs The Past Perfect Tense

By | March 11, 2015

Instruction: Put the verb in the brackets into the past perfect continuous tense or the past perfect tense. in some cases, both tenses are possible. 1. The students (finish, already) … doing all the grammar exercises when the teacher told them to do so. 2. I (wash) … my motorbike for half an hour when it started 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 Continuous Tense

By | March 10, 2015

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 living in Chicago for three years when all my families… Read More »

Tense Review Exercise

By | March 10, 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. Totok (polish) … his shoes every day before he goes to work. He (like) … his shoes clean and… Read More »

The Past Perfect Tense vs The Simple Past Tense: Exercise

By | March 6, 2015

Instruction: Decide whether you should use the past perfect tense or the simple past tense. 1. Last night Maria (read) … a very good novel. 2. I (read) … the novel before she (read) … it last night. 3. A burglar (steal) … my bike last night. 4. I am sure that the burglar (plan) … to steal… Read More »