TENSES

Present Simple – Usage

Present Continuous – Usage

Present Perfect – Usage

Present Perfect Continuous – Usage

Past Simple – Usage

Past Continuous – Usage

Past Perfect – Usage

Past Perfect Continuous – Usage

Future Simple – Usage

Future Continuous – Usage

Future Perfect – Usage

Future Perfect Continuous – Usage

TENSE EXERCISES

GRAMMAR EXERCISES

Passive Voice

Reported Speech

0 Conditional

I Conditional

II Conditional

III Conditional

II-III mixed Conditional

III-II mixed Conditional

Decide which of these two tenses is correct Past Simple or Present Perfect.

1. I……………………( work ) in this company for 5 years. It’s a really nice place.
2. Da Vinci……………………….( work ) for 20 hours a day.
3. They……………………….( just land ). A load of my head.
4. ………. Picasso ever………………( see ) general Franco?
5. ………….you…………………..( reserve ) tickets for tomorrow game?
6. I ………………………( study ) economics at university. It was a long time ago.
7. ……………….. you ever …………( seen ) Michele?
8. His first wife……………..( be ) Argentinian.
9. I………………………( just have ) a fantastic idea!
10. This year our turnover…………………..( grow ) by 10%.
11. You won’t do it here. The photocopier……………….( just break ).
12. What time…………..you…………..( leave )?
13. How long…………………you………………( work ) for this company?
14. A lot of people…………………….( earn ) fortunes during II World War.
15. What……………….….you……………..…….( say )?
16.Bill Gates………………( found ) Microsoft with his friend.
17. Her last job……………………( be ) at an engineering school.
18. …………..………you……………………( see ) John? Yeah, he is in the loo.
19. I can’t see my glasses……………….……you……………….…..( see) them anywhere?
20. Easy Tommy. I……………………..( already buy ) the tickets.
21. It……………( stop ) raining an hour ago.
22. They………………..( meet ) in 1998.
23. ………..he………..( write ) when he…….…..( be ) in prison.
24. Look! The kid……………( just fall ) off his bike!
25. I perfect remember the whole story. John…………..( stand up)………….…..( go ) to the window sill ………..( take ) the envelope and……………( send ) it to Mel.
26. A few years after he………………….( suffer ) mental breakdown he………………( rise ) like phoenix from the ashes.
27. When we……………….( meet ) he……………..( speak ) with a pronounced French accent.
28. His new novel………………( meet ) with great acclaim.
29. Last year the organizers………………..( make) sure there is enough luxury accommodation.
30. I……………………..( never drink ) such terrible whisky in my life.
31. Yesterday I…………………….( pass ) your boss in the corridor. He……………….( seem) zany.
32. Today Tim…………………………. ( change ) his phone number.
33. John is one of our best workers. He…………..,,,( work ) in sales since the foundation of the company.
34. The price of oil………………..( go up ) by four cents this year.
35. Last year the price of food…………….( drop ) significantly.
36. Where is my pen? I……………….( not see ) it?
37. He……………….( put ) the file on the desk and…………………( leave ) the office.
38. It’s a clear sky now. It……………………( stop ) raining.
39. Your taxi is outside the office. It………………….( arrive )?
40. When………………..they first………………….( meet )?
41. So far I……………………( read ) twenty pages of the book.
42. Martin my friend, could you make some copies? Easy lad! I …………………( already do ) that!
43. I cannot find mind notes. Where………….I…………..( lose ) them?
44. The company…………………( achieve ) the sales targets this month.
45. I…………………( be ) very busy lately.
46. In 2014 this company…………….( go ) bankrupt.
47.Where is Lidia? She……………………( take ) a day off.
48. Last week it…………………( pour ) with rain all night.
49. This is the third time we………………….( speak ) to each other.
50. I need to ask David if he………………( decided ) to set up the focus group.
51. …………..( you ) ………..( finish ) the reports yet?
52. I am dealing with it now. I……………( fix ) the date on 19th.
53. Oh! They……………..( just cancel ) the orders they………………( place ) last month.
54. …………..you………………….( speak ) to caterers this week?
55. Yes, I……………………..( organize ) that – for the afternoon.
56. Churchill………………….( smoke ) a lot of cigarettes.
57. ……………you …………..( sniff ) snuff thus far?
58. When alive, John……………..( not make ) many friends.
59. Look at the layout of the room. Everything………………( change ).
60. Everybody……………….( win ). There is a prize for all of us!
61. I………………….( cancel ) the order a couple of minutes ago!
62. …………..John………( be ) yesterday?
63. Everybody……………………..( be ) in the office for an hour.
64. She………………..( be ) to New York twice.
65. Is Jessica in? Sorry, she………….( leave ) 5 minutes ago, I think she ……………..( go ) to the supermarket
66. I……………( live ) in Milan for 2 year now.
67. Aunt Kate…………………….( see ) this famous writer many times because she lives near hear.
68. Our family…………..………( live ) in London for 5 months because our dad………………….………..there.
69. The president……………..…..( decide ) to postpone the election and he………………….( inform ) the government about it a few minutes ago.
70. Where is Lucy? I don’t know. She ………………..( leave ) somewhere.
71. Shakespeare………………………( write ) many great plays.
72. First he…………………..( take ) shower and then the telephone………………….( ring ).
73. Mark………………….……..( be ) to the cinema twice this month.
74. I…………………….….( fall ) asleep and my friends…………….………..( discuss ) all the issues without me.
75. The King………………………….( decide, offer ) some help to the poor. He…………….………….( announce ) his decision 5 minutes ago.
76. Why …………….………( tell ) her that on that day?
77. When I last……………….( see ) him, he……………………..( not/seem ) too happy.
78. When I was in Mexico, I………………………..( eat ) some regional dishes there.
79. I………………………..( leave ) home at 5 yesterday and I…………..……………( go ) straight to work.
80. Yesterday I……………….….( walk ) along and I………………….……( meet ) John