Exercises

Simple Present Tense

1. Jo is so smart that she ________ ( Pass ) every exam without even trying.

2. John ________( Try ) very hard in class, but I don't think he'll pass the course.

3. My mother ________ ( Fry ) eggs for breakfast every morning.

4. My best friend ________ ( Write ) to me every week. 

5. The bank ________ ( Close ) at four o'clock.

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Present Continuous 

1. John ________ ( read ) a book now.

2. What ________ ( you do ) tonight? 

3. The phone ________  ( not ring ) .

4. Seline and James ________ ( work ) late today.

5. Maria _______ ( sit ) next to Benjamin.
 

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Simple Past Tense 
1. Jane ______ ( to watch ) a film.

2. He ________ ( to carry ) a box.

3. I ______ ( to talk ) to Andrew. 

4. We ______ ( to plan ) a trip.

5. She ______ ( to wash ) her hair.


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Past Continuous 
1.When I phoned my friends, they ______( play ) monopoly.
2. What _______ ( you / do ) yesterday?

3. Most of the time we ___________ ( sit ) in the park. 

4. I _______ ( practise ) the guitar when he came home. 

5. We _________ ( not / cycle)  all day. 

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Present Perfect Simple

1. We _______ (buy) a new lamp. 

2.  Where ______ (be / you)

3. School _______ (not / start) yet. 

4. No, he _______ (have / not) the time yet. 

5. I ________ (not / work) today. 


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Past Perfect Continuous

1. They ______ (wait) at the station for 90 minutes when the train finally arrived. 

2. We _________ (look for) her ring for two hours and then we found it in the bathroom. 

3. He ________ (drive) less than an hour when he ran out of petrol. 

4. They ___________ (cycle) all day so their legs were sore in the evening. 

5. Frank Sinatra caught the flu because he ________ (sing) in the rain too long.