Test 19. Put the verbs in brackets into either the Past Simple, Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous.

Ever since the day I (1) ………………………… (decide) to move to London, I (2) ………………………… (worry) whether the decision I (3) ………………………… (take) was the right one. As I (4) ………………………… (already sell) my house and (5)(arrange) a new job, it is too late to change my mind. However, since then I (6) ………………………… (hear) a lot of negative things about living in the capital, and lately some of them (7) ………………………… (begin) to bother me. I (8) ………………………… (grow up) in a fairly small town and I (9) ………………………… (spend) all of my life there. I (10) ………………………… (always want) to live in v big city and so when my company (11) ………………………… (offer) me a job in their London office Test 19. Put the verbs in brackets into either the Past Simple, Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous., I (12) ………………………… (grab) at the chance. But according to a programme I (13) ………………………… (just hear) on the radio, more and more people (14) ………………………… (stop) working in London recently, and a lot of large companies (15) ………………………… (choose) to move away from the centre. Of course I (16) ………………………… (tell) my parents that I’m moving and they (17) ………………………… (accept) my decision, but when I (18) ………………………… (tell) my friends they (19) ………………………… (seem) rather shocked. Since then I (20) ………………………… (hope) secretly that the company would tell me that the move was off!

Test 20. Past Perfect Simple or Continuous? Choose the correc verb form.

1. I knew the facts of the case because I Test 19. Put the verbs in brackets into either the Past Simple, Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous. had (read/been reading) the report.

2. My eyes ached because I had (read/been reading) for three hours.

3. The children were dirty. They had (played/been playing) in the garden, and they were covered in mud.

4. I was very nervous at the beginning of the match. I had never (played/been playing) before.

5. Donald was very angry. He had (worked/been working) in the kitchen all morning, and no one had offered to help him.

6. The roads were wet because it had (rained/been raining) all night.

7. He was broke. He had (spent/been spending) all his money.

8. His Test 19. Put the verbs in brackets into either the Past Simple, Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous. hands were covered in oil because he had (tried/ been trying) to fix the car all morning. Unfortunately, he had not (managed/been managing)

to make it start.

9. I got to the meeting very late and everyone was waiting for me to start; the chairman told me they had (waited/ been waiting) for a whole hour.

10. When I arrived at the party, Mary had already (left/ been leaving).

11. We were good friends. We had (known/been knowing) each other for a long time.

12. They had (climbed/been climbing) for five hours before they reached the top Test 19. Put the verbs in brackets into either the Past Simple, Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous. of the mountain.

13. I had (felt/been feeling) sleepy all day so I went to bed early.

14. Ken gave up smoking two years ago. He had (smoked/ been smoking) for 30 years.

15. Ann had just (got/been getting) home when I phoned.

17. I was sad when I sold my car. I had (had/been having) it for a very long time.

18. Mary was sitting on the ground. She was out of breath. She had (run/been running).

19. In the evening I was very tired because I had (cleaned/ been cleaning) my house since morning.

20. The house was dirty. They had not (cleaned/been Test 19. Put the verbs in brackets into either the Past Simple, Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous. cleaning) it for weeks.

Test 21. Future Perfect Simple or Continuous? Choose the correct verb form.

1. We are late. The film will already have (started/been starting) by the time we get to the cinema.

2. We will have (flied/been flying) non-stop for seven hours before we get to New York.

3. By the end of this year he will have (acted/been acting) for thirty years.

4. Next year John and Ann will have (been/been being) married for 25 years.

5. Mr. Jacobs will have (worked/been working) on this project for 3 years next month.

6. Yes, I make jam Test 19. Put the verbs in brackets into either the Past Simple, Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous. every week. I’ll have (made/been making) about 200 kilos by the end of the summer.

7. Ann always leaves for work at 8.30 in the morning. So she won’t be at home at 9 o’clock. She will have (gone/ been going) to work.

8. I hope they will have (repaired/been repairing) this road by the time we come back next summer.

9. His telephone is out of order. He is still repairing it. Tomorrow he will have (repaired/been repairing) his telephone for a week.

10. He spends all his time planting trees. He says that by the end o next Test 19. Put the verbs in brackets into either the Past Simple, Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous. year he will have (planted/been planting) 2,000.

11. We’d better wait till 14 December. David will have (had/been having) his exam by then, so he’ll be able to join us.

12. I am expecting an important letter and I think it will have (arrived/been arriving) by Thursday.

13. Jane will have (learnt/been learning) English for 5 years this summer.

14. By the end of the month he will have (climbed/been climbing) mountains for twenty years.

15. By the end of the month he will have (climbed/been climbing) 50 mountains.

16. Today is Tuesday. Rosie says she will have (finished/ been finishing) her composition Test 19. Put the verbs in brackets into either the Past Simple, Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous. by Saturday.

17. When Frank comes home, his mother will have already (cooked/been cooking) dinner.

18. By 6 o’clock Ted will have (played/been playing) football for 5 hours!

19. Wake me up by 9 o’clock! I’ll have (slept/been sleeping) long enough by then.

20. At the end of this term I will have (taught/been teaching) for six years.

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Test 22. Sequence of Tenses: choose the correct verb form.

1. The teacher asked who (is/was) present that day.

2. He realized that they (lost/had lost) their way.

3. She says she (will come/would come Test 19. Put the verbs in brackets into either the Past Simple, Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous.) in time.

4. He says he (has/had) a good camera now.

5. John said he (will leave/would leave) soon.

6. Ann said that she (is going/was going) to learn to drive.

7. He explained that he (stayed/had stayed) at home the day before.

8. My friend says he (has just returned/had just returned) from London.

9. He said that he (lived/had lived) in Moscow the year before.

10. I think the weather (will be/would be) fine next week.

11. He said he (was born/had been born) in 1955.

12. Bill asked if she (came/would come) the next day.

13. She said that she (can Test 19. Put the verbs in brackets into either the Past Simple, Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous.’t/couldn’t) come to the party.

14. I knew that he (is/was) a very clever man.

15. He said that they (were/had been) friends at school some years before.

16. I asked my sister what she (has bought/had bought) for my birthday.

17. He said he (is staying/was staying) at the ‘Rossiya’ hotel then.

18. I am sure you (must/had to) go to the meeting tomorrow.

19. The teacher promised that the pupils (read/would read) the text the next day.

20. I don’t know whether he (will come/would come) or not.


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