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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #44844: Tenses
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    1) Present simple

    Complete with the present simple.

    1- He often (go) out on Friday evenings.

    2 They (call) their daughter who lives in Paris.

    3 - She never (watch) television as she prefers to read.

    4 -We (learn) Spanish just for fun.

    5 - He (get) on the bus at 7:15 am.

    2) Present continuous

    Complete with the present continuous.

    1 He (get) on my nerves making so much noise !

    2 -He (drive), don't distract him !

    3 - Look ! he (be) silly !

    -4 We (repair) the car which broke down.

    5 - You can't see him now, he (work).

    3) Present perfect

    Complete with the present perfect.

    1 - He (live) in Lyon for 3 months.

    2 - I (study) for hours and I would like to rest.

    3 - They (know) each other for 50 years and they still like each other very much.

    4 - Can you help me ? I (lose) my keys.

    5 - I (be) only twice to England and three times to Germany.

    4) Past tense

    Complete with the past tense.

    1 - I (wonder) how the fire could have broken out.

    2 - I (ask) him some explanations but he did not answer me.

    3 - The phone (ring) but I was busy in the kitchen.

    4 - The school director (send) a letter to Tom's parents.

    5 - I (know) he was not old enough to live so far away from here.

    5) Past continuous

    Complete with the past continuous.

    1 - I (cook) when somebody knocked on the door.

    2 - He (do) his homework when his girlfriend phoned him.

    3 - We (watch) a good film when the neighbours showed up unannounced.

    4 - You (eat) when somebody started singing.

    5 - They (read) a novel by Agatha Christie when their son came back home.

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