//revision exercises+answers THE PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE+CONTINUOUS

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مُساهمة  rafai في الجمعة 21 مايو 2010 - 10:52

I.THE PRESENT PAERFECT SIMPLE.



Part one : Rephrase the following sentences , using the present perfect simple tense with since or for .



Example: It’s six years since I played chess.

I haven’t played chess for six years .

He last sang when he was came England.

He hasn’t sung since he came to England.










1.Jack last read Latin when he left school
Jack……………………………………………………………..
2. It’s fifteen years since Mary bathed a baby.
Mary ……………………………………………………………
3.I last drove a car five years ago.
I…………………………………………………………………
4.It’s three months since the windows were cleaned.
The windows……………………………………………………….
5. It’s a long time since I took any photographs.
I……………………………………………………………………….
6.She last watched TV on New Year’s Day.
She……………………………………………………………………..
7.The last time I was abroad was in the summer of 1978.
I………………………………………………………………………….
8. They last played football when they were six years old.
They …………………………………………………………………….
9. It’s two months since he wrote to me.
He ……………………………………………………………………….
10.My cousin last swam in the sea on August 20.
…………………………………………………………………………..
11.It’s ten days since we last surfed in the net.
……………………………………………………………………………
12.He last spoke Spanish when he was in Madrid.
He…………………………………………………………………………
13. Michael last rode a motor cycle when he was at the university.
Michael ……………………………………………………………………
14. Mrs Barlow last typed letters years and years ago.
……………………………………………………………………………..
15.Steve last repaired a radio when he left the army.
Steve…………………………………………………………………………
16. It’s ten weeks since I last had a good night’s sleep.
I ……………………………………………………………………………..


ANSWER: ******1.Jack hasn’t read Latin since he left school 2.Mary hasn’t bathed a baby for 15 years/3.I haven’t driven a car for 5 years/4.the windows haven’t been cleaned for 3 months/ 5.I haven’t taken any photographs for a long time/ 6.she hasn’t watched T.V since New Year’s Day/ 7.I haven’t been abroad since the summer of 1978. // 8.They haven’t played football since they were six years old.//9. He hasn’t written to me for two months /10.My cousin hasn’t swum in the sea since August 20//11.We haven’t surfed in the net for 10 days// 12.He hasn’t spoken Spanish since he was in Spain 13.Michael hasn’t ridden a motorcycle since he was at university./ 14.Mrs Barlow hasn’t typed letters for years and years 15.Steve hasn’t repaired a radio since he was in the army//16.I haven’t had a good night’s sleep for 10 weeks


II. THE PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS

Part two: Rephrase the following sentences , using the present perfect continuous with since or for


It started raining at 6:30 . It’s 8:30 .it’ s still raining .

It has been raining for two hours.

We started learning English in 2004. We are still learning it.

We have been learning English since 2004.









1. I started collecting stamps in 2001. I’m still collecting them.
I…………………………………………………………………………….
2.Mrs Baker started doing the housework at 10:00 a.m. Now it’s 10:30. She is still doing it.
Mrs Baker……………………………………………………………………………………….
3.They started writing to each other 10 years ago. They are still writing to each other.
They………………………………………………………………………………………………
4. It’s two hours since Barry started painting his room. He’s still painting it.
Barry………………………………………………………………………………………………
5. Customers started complaining about incorrect bills on October 21st. They are still doing it.
Customers……………………………………………………………………………………….
6.Paul’s sister started feeding the chickens half an hour ago. She’s still feeding them.
Paul’s sister…………………………………………………………………………………………
7. I started using this computer when I was 12 years old. I’m now 18 years old. I’m still using it.
I……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
8. We started studying at this school in 2005. We’re still studying there.
We ………………………………………………………………………………………………….
9. Andrew started working in the insurance industry ten years ago. He is still working in it.
Andrew……………………………………………………………………………………………...
10. Tom and Nancy started looking for a home in July . They are still looking for it.
Tom and Nancy……………………………………………………………………………………..
11. Clients started phoning the manager of Tasco firm on Tuesday. They are still phoning him.
Clients……………………………………………………………………………………………….
12.The Canadian representative started talking an hour ago. He’s still talking.
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………
13. The two old men started arguing twenty minutes ago . They ‘re still arguing now.
The two old men…………………………………………………………………………………………
14. The workers started protesting on Monday. They’re still protesting.
The workers………………………………………………………………………………………………
15.The country started exploiting its natural resources when it won its independence. It’s still exploiting them.
The country………………………………………………………………………………………………


Answers : I have been collecting stamps since 2001/ 2.Mrs Baker has been doing the housework for half an hour. 3. They have been writing to each other for 10 years. 4.Barryhas been painting his room for two hours. 5. Customers have been complaining about incorrect bills since October 21st// 6.Paul’s sister has been feeding the chickens for half an hour. 7. I have been using this computer since I was 12 years old or (. I have been using this computer for six years) 8. We have been studying at this school since 2005. 9.Andrew has been working in the insurance industry for ten years 10.Tom and Nancyhave been looking for a home since July 11. Clients have been phoning the manager of Tasco firm since Tuesday. 12.The Canadian representative has been talking for an hour . 13. The two old men have been arguing for twenty minutes /14. The workers have been protesting since Monday. 15.The country has been exploiting its natural resources since it won its independence.

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