- Simple Present,Present Continuous, Simple Past,Past Continuous
Simple Present,Present Continuous, Simple Past,Past Continuous
English test-tenses-Present Simpple/Continuous, Past simple/Continuous
I Put the verbs into the correct tense (Simple Past or Past Continuous). 1. While Tom (read) ____________ Amely (watch) ______________ a documentary on TV. 2. Marvin (come) _________ home, (switch) __________ on the computer and (check) _________ his emails. 3. The thief (sneak) __________ into the house, (steal) ___________ the jewels and (leave) __________ without a trace. 4. Nobody (listen) __________ while the teacher (explain) ____________ the tenses. 5. While we (do) _____________ a sight-seeing tour, our friends (lie) ___________ on the beach. 6. He (wake) ____________ up and (look) _____________ at his watch.1. We (wait) _____________ for Jane, when suddenly Louis (come) ____________ around the corner. 2. I (cycle) ____________ through the park, when I (hear) ___________ a strange noise. 3. He (pass) __________ her a message when the teacher (look / not) _______________. 4. I (fall) ___________ asleep while I (watch) ____________ TV last night. 5. When Mike and Jane (paint) ___________ the walls, their dog (knock) ___________ over the paint pot. 6. Tom (break) ____________ his leg when he (play) ____________ frisbee. 7. The phone (ring) ____________ when I (sit) _____________ on the toilet. II Complete the sentences. Use Simple Present and Present Continuous. 1. I (be) _____________ very busy today. 2. At noon I (visit) _____________ my friend Tanya. 3. We (want) ____________ to have lunch together. 4. In the afternoon I (play) _____________ tennis with Emily. 5. In the evening, I (meet) ____________ Rob. 6. We (go) ___________ to the cinema. 7. The film (start) ____________ at 8 pm.1. James (live) ____________ in a little village. 2. He (be) ____________ in his last year at school. 3. After school, James (want) ___________ to become a banker. 4. So this week, he (do) _____________ a practical course in a bank. 5. There (be) ________ a bank in a nearby town, but James (have) ________ to take the bus to get there. 6. The bus (leave) __________ at 5.30 in the morning and (return) ___________ at 8.15 in the evening. 7. James (not / like) __________ to spend so much time in town before and after work, waiting for the bus. 8. Therefore, this week he (stay) _________ with his aunt, who (live) __________ in town.