Monday, 23 January 2017
Exercises on verb tenses
Today I'm posting two exercises I created for some students about verb tenses. In these two exercises you have to fill in the gaps using the following verb tenses: Present Simple, Present Continuous, Past Simple, Past Continuous, Present Perfect, Be Going To, Will, First and Second Conditional.
Hope it's easy for you to do it. You can post the answers in the comments part if you want me to correct it for you.
- Exercise 1:
1 - A: "If it __________ (be) sunny tomorrow, I __________ (go) to the beach"
B: "OK, but, what ______ you _______ (do) if it ___________ (rain)?"
A: "I could go to eat to a restaurant"
B: "OK, but I ______________ (not go) if I __________ (be) you, because it is very expensive".
A: "Don't worry. If I finally ____________ (decide) to go to a restaurant, I ___________ (go) to the cheapest one".
2 - Oh no! I ______________ (lose) my keys and now I can't go into my house!
3 - Look out! You _____________________ (fall)!
4 - Luis _________________ (help) his mother when he ___________ (trip) and _____________ (fall).
5 - If she ____________ (be) rich, she ______________ (buy) a new house, but she isn't.
6 - I think I ______________ (work) as a teacher in the future, but I'm not sure.
7 - She always ______________ (do) her homework at home but today she ________________ (do) them in the library.
8 - _________ you ever __________ (be) to Italy? No, I __________.
9 - "Why are you turning on the TV?"
" I ______________________ (watch) the news"
10 - "This bag is too heavy for me"
"Don't worry. I _____________ (carry) it for you"
11 - Yesterday at six I ______________ (watch) TV when I suddenly __________ (hear) a loud noise. I _________ (go) to the kitchen to see what _____________ (happen) and I __________ (see) my dog eating my sweets.
12 - If I ____________ (travel) to another country I ______________ (go) to Scotland because it __________ (be) a very nice place.
13 - David _____________ (be) 45 next month.
14 - Maria _____________ (travel) to a lot of countries and she has decided that she ______________ (visit) Australia next summer.
15 - They hardly ever ____________ (attend) concerts but tonight they _______________ (see) their daughter's one.
16 - She ___________ (feed) the baby now, because he ____________ (be) very hungry.
17 - ______ she ___________ (train) every day after school? Yes, she _____.
18 - We ______ never _________ (have) an argument.
- Exercise 2:
1 - I'm sure she _____________ (pass) Maths because she has studied hard.
2 - Where _____ you __________ (be) all day? I _______________ (study) for my exams.
3 - If I _________ (be) you, I ____________ (not spend) so much money on clothes.
4 - They ____________ (open) a new restaurant if they ____________ (save) enough money (2nd cond).
5 - Look at that tree! It ___________________ (fall)!
6 - They usually _____________ (have) dinner together but tonight they _____________ (have) dinner on their own.
7 - She _______________ (meet) a lot of people since she moved to her new neighbourhood.
8 - Anna ___________________ (like / play) computer games every day but today she _____________ (not play) because she has to study.
9 - She _______________ (cross) the street when she _______________ (see) her boyfriend with another girl.
10 - Peter thinks he ____________ (earn) a lot of money in the future.
11 - I ______________ (go) to the new shopping centre yet.
12 - The girl _______________ (visit) her relatives last week.
13 - She ________________ (not speak) to her friends since last Monday.
14 - If the baby _________ (be) hungry, he _____________ (cry), but he isn't.
15 - While Sarah ____________ (cook), her mother ______________ (knit) a beautiful sweater.
16 - How much ________ this magazine __________ (cost)? It _________ (cost) $1.
17 - Robots _____________ (replace) humans in the year 2400.