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1. Put in the Simple Past or Past Perfect.

a) When I ________________________ (to see) him, I _____________________ (to know) that I
________________________ (to meet) him before.
b) He ____________________________ (to have, not) enough money for food because he
_______________________________ (to buy) so many clothes.
c) The meeting _____________________________ (to start, already) when I __________________
(to arrive).
d) I ____________________________ (to meet) Ann for the first time thirty years ago.
2. Put the verbs in brackets in the Past Simple or Past Continuous.
a) While I ___________________ (to walk) down the road, I ___________________ (to see) Bill.
b) While I ___________________ (to read) the newspaper, the cat _____________________
(to jump) onto the table.
c) When I ___________________ (to go) out of the house, I _____________________ (to take)
my umbrella because it __________________________ (to rain).
d) At 8 oclock yesterday morning, I _______________________ (to swim) in the sea.
3. Make questions using the Simple Past Tense
a) Jake and his wife went to Moscow.
Where ___________________________________?
b) All the people in the class felt tired.
Why ______________________________________?
c) My parents played tennis last night.
What _____________________________________ ?
4. Put the verbs in brackets into the Present Simple or Present Continuous Tense.
1. A: At what time __________________________ (Eve/to come) home every day?
B: Shes very hard-working; she __________________ (not, to come) home until about 9 p.m.
2. A: _______________________ (Daniel/to leave) for Scandinavia tomorrow morning?
B: Well, he has his tickets, but he ___________________________ (not, to have) his visa yet.
3. A: How often ________________________________ (you/to change) your car?
B: We _________________________ (usually/to change) it every five years, but that
_______________________ (to depend) on the condition of the car.
5. Put the verbs into the Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous tense.
a) We _____________________ ten kilometres. (TO WALK)
b) I _____________________ sausage rolls for the party all the morning. (TO MAKE)
c) How many ______________________? (TO MAKE, YOU)
- I _____________________ two hundred. (TO MAKE)
d) That boy _________________ seven ice-creams. (TO EAT)
i) I ____________________all the horses in this stable. (TO RIDE)
g) You ____________________ solar racing cars for a long time. (TO DESIGN)
6. Put the verbs in brackets into the Present Perfect Simple or the Simple Past Tense.
a) This is my house. ~ How long ___________________________ (you, live) here?
~ I __________________________ (live) here since 1970.
b) Shakespeare _____________________________ (write) a lot of books.
c) My brother _____________________________ (write) several books.
He _______________________ (just, finish) his second tragedy.
d) I __________________________ (not see) him for three years. I wonder where he is.
e) My friends _____________________ (go) to Italy last month.
f) My father _______________________ (not see) his brother for more than 10 years.
g) When I was a child, I __________________ (eat) a lot of sweets every day.

7. Put the verbs in brackets into the right tense.

Yesterday he ________________ (to park) his car under a No Parking sign and ________________ (to rush)
into the shop. When he ___________________ (to come) out if the shop ten minutes later the car
________________ (to be) no longer there.
He __________________ (to wonder) if someone _________________ (to steal) it or if the police
___________________ (to drive) it away.