Упражнения на закрепление времен в английском языке

Упражнения на закрепление времен в английском языке
Составитель: преподаватель иностранного языка ГБПОУ ПТТТиС - Валуева О. В.
1. They (start) work at 9:00 a.m.
2. He (talk) on the phone right now
3. They (redecorate) their house this week
4. He (take) a shower has breakfast and (go) to school.
5. He (take) his cat to the vet tomorrow.
6. She (live) in Moscow).
7. Tom (catch) the train to work every morning.
8. He (clean) his room
9. We (try) to find tickets for the concert for three weeks.
10. Fred (work) for the company for ten weeks.
11. They (buy) a new car.
12. Kate (leave) the sports club late yesterday.
13. Nike (come) home (change) his clothes and (go) out again.
14. The children (walk) to school at 8:00 a.m. Yesterday.
15. Ann (go) to Bob's house at 5 in the afternoon.
16. I (do) my homework while my brother (play) a computer game.
17. He (cook) for over an hour.
18. The washer (work) fine now.
Упражнения на времена английского глагола. Уровень Pre-Intermediate.
Упражнение 1. Join the two parts of sentences.
1. Fred plays tennis...
2. Fred is playing tennis...
3. Fred has played tennis...
4. Fred played tennis...
5. Fred was playing tennis...
6. Fred will play tennis...
a) every Monday.
b) for several times.
c) at the moment.
d) at that time.
e) next Monday.
f) when he was 15.
Упражнение 2. Copy the sentences and note if they refer to the present, past or future. Write
the tense against each sentence.
Example: He cut his finger with a knife. (Simple Past)
1. He often cuts himself.
2. What time did John arrive?
3. I never forget anything.
4. Are you sitting comfortably?
5. We drank a lot of Coke at the party.
6. It was raining all night.
7. The train will leave in a few minutes.
8. I put on a clean shirt yesterday.
Упражнение 3. Put the following sentences into the correct tense: Simple Past, Simple
Present, Present Continuous or Past Continuous, Present Perfect.
1. I ________ (listen) to the radio while Mary __________ (cook) dinner.
2. You __________ (buy) this book yesterday?
3. Last Friday Jill __________ (go) home early because she __________ (want) to see a
4. When your brother usually __________ (get) home in the evening?
5. Jane always __________ (bring) us a nice present.
6. What those people __________ (do) in the middle of the road?
7. You __________ (read) this book?
8. While Fred __________ (sleep), Judy __________ (watch) TV.
9. When I __________ (be) young, I __________ (think) Mary __________ (be) nice
but now I __________ (think) she’s fantastic.
10. Jill __________ (walk) home when she __________ (see) her husband’s car outside the
11. Look there! Sue and Tim __________ (run) to school.
12. Jack’s father __________ (not work) in London he __________ (not speak) English.
13. Joe __________ (buy) a car yesterday.
14. Their father often __________ (go) to rock concerts.
15. While you __________ (sleep), mother __________ (arrive).
Упражнение 4. Исправьте ошибки.
1. When she was younger, she has played tennis every day.
2. It’s already 10:00, but Jane hasn’t finished her homework already.
3. Joe crashed his car three times since Christmas.
4. Did you done your homework, or have you been watching TV?
5. Karl has been driving since five years.
6. This hotel has been already in business for twenty years.
Упражнения на времена английского глагола. Уровень Intermediate.
Упражнение 5. Put the verbs in brackets in the correct tense form (Present Simple, Present
Perfect, Present Continuous, Past Simple, Past Continuous).
1. Alice ... (not to take) the bus to school every day. She usually ... (to walk) to school...
2. (to take) you the bus to get to school or ... (to walk) you?
3. Who is this man? I ... (to think) that I ... (to know) him, but I ... (to forget) his name.
4. The children ... (to have) a good time in the park yesterday. They ... (to give) small pieces
of bread to the ducks. Then they ... (to take) pictures of themselves.
5. Where are the children? They ... (to watch) TV in the room now. Some minutes ago
they ... (to play) a game.
6. Now I am in my class. I... (to sit) at my desk. I always ... (to sit) at the same desk.
Упражнение 6. Раскройте скобки употребляя глаголы в Present Simple, Future Simple,
Present Continuous или поставьте конструкцию to be going + to inf.
1. When you_____ (know) your examination results?
2. Kathy_____ (travel) to Caracas next month to attend a conference.
3. Do you have any plans for lunch today? I _____ (meet) Shannon at the Sham Cafe in
an hour. Do you want to join us?
4. I ____ (buy) a bicycle for my son for his birthday next month. Do you know anything
about bikes for kids? Sure. What do you want to know?
5. How do you like your new job? I don’t start it until tomorrow. I_____ (give) you an
answer next week.
6. I suppose he_____ (talk) about his new invention.
7. Why are you packing your suitcase? I_____ (leave) for Los Angeles in a couple of
8. My regular doctor, Dr. Jordan, _____ (attend) a conference in Las Vegas next week, so I
hope I _____ (meet) her partner, Dr. Peterson, when I _____ (go) for my appointment next
9. What time class _____ (begin) tomorrow morning? It_____ (begin) at eight o’clock
10. The coffee shop _____ (open) at seven o’clock tomorrow morning. I’ll meet you there at
7:15. Okay. I’ll be there.
Упражнение 7. Раскройте скобки употребляя глаголы в Future Continuous, Present
Continuous, Future Simple или поставьте конструкцию to be going + to inf.
1. At 5 o’clock tomorrow he _______ (work).
2. He can’t come at noon tomorrow because he _______ (give) a lesson at that time.
3. She_______ (read) an interesting book the whole evening tomorrow.
4. At 10 o’clock tomorrow morning he_______ (talk) to his friend.
5. You will recognize her when you see her. She_______ (wear) a yellow hat.
6. He_______ (have a party) on Saturday 4th December in London at 10 pm.
7. In the next days you _______ (visit) famous sights.
8. Jeanne and Paul_______ (move) to London next month.
9. Leave the washing up. -I _______ (do) it later.
10. This time tomorrow I _______ (lie) on the beach.
11. Look out! You _______ (spill) your tea!
Упражнение 8. Упражнение раскройте скобки, употребляя глаголы в Present Continuous,
Present Perfect, Present Perfect Continuous, Past Simple.
1. Aren’t you about to finish with the dishes? You _______ (wash) the dishes for thirty
minutes or more. How long can it take you to wash the dishes?
2. We _______ (go) to the Steak House restaurant many times. The food is excellent.
3. A: What is that sound? B: A car alarm _______ (ring) somewhere down the street.
It _______ (drive) me crazy I wish it would stop! It _______ (ring) for more than twenty
4. Can you translate this note from Stockholm? I understood Swedish when I _______ (be)
a child, but I _______ (forget) it all.
5. What’s that dent in the side of the car? You _______ (have) an accident?
6. I’m sorry, John’s not here; he _______ (go) to the dentist. He _______ (have) trouble
with a tooth for some time.
7. This cassette recorder is broken. You _______ (play) about with it?
8. Your Italian is very good. You _______ (study) it long?
9. Do you mind if I clear the table? You _______ (have) enough to eat?
10. Ann never _______ (go) camping. She _______ (not sleep) in a tent.
11. Frank, where have you been? We _______ (wait) for you since 1 p.m.
12. I’m not surprised he _______ (fail) that exam. He _______ (not / work) hard recently.
Упражнение 9. Pаскройте скобки, употребляя глаголы в Present Perfect, Past Simple или
Present Perfect Continuous.
1. Oh no! The children _______ (cook). Look at the state of this kitchen!
2. How many times Wendy _______ (be) late for work this week?
3. I’m going to give that cat some food. It _______ (sit) on the doorstep for hours. I’m sure
it’s starving.
4. I _______ (do) grammar exercises all morning. I deserve a treat for lunch.
5. You _______ (not / buy) your mother a present? That’s really mean of you.
6. She _______ (work) in Australia for 2 years. Then she moved.
7. Now where are my keys? This is the third time I _______ (lose) them today
8. You _______ (ever/play) chess? You should try it. I’m sure it’s the sort that you’d like.
9. Oh do be quiet. You _______ (grumble) all day!
10. Your tennis _______ (really / improve)! You _______ (practice) in secret?
Упражнения на времена английского глагола. Уровень Upper -Intermediate.
Упражнение 10. Подчеркните правильно выбранное время.
1. I am writing in connection with the advertisement which appeared / has appeared on 12
2. I originally studied/ have studied chemistry at university. I graduated / have been
graduating with a first-class degree.
3. I now completed / have now completed a postgraduate degree in administration.
4. I’ve been trying / I’ve tried to find a permanent job for a considerable time.
5. Indeed, I have already worked /I have already been working for several companies on a
temporary basis.
6. In my first job, I was / have been responsible for marketing,
7. I’ve been applying / have applied for several posts this year but I did not manage / have
not managed to find what I’m looking for.
8. The last job I applied / have applied for required applicants to speak some Japanese,
9. I started learning / have been learning Spanish a few months ago I did not obtain / have
not obtained a qualification in it yet.
10. I did not apply / have not applied for a job with your company before.
11. I hoped / have hoped that you would consider my application favourably.
12. However, I have been waiting/ have waited for a reply for weeks and I still have not
received / did not receive any answer.
Упражнение 11. Раскройте скобки, употребляя глаголы в Present Perfect, Past Simple или
Present Perfect Continuous.
1. Today is Thursday, and John ________ (be) late twice this week; he________ (be) late
yesterday and on Monday.
2. I first________ (meet) George a month ago, and I ________ (meet) him several times
since then.
3. It is October now, and we ________ (do) a lot of work this year; we ________ (do) a lot
last year too.
4. She ________ (buy) a coat last winter, but she________ (not / buy) a new dress since
5. It’s only the middle of the month, and he________ (spend) (already) most of his salary;
he ________ (spend) $60 yesterday,
6. I ________ (break) my leg in 1991, but I ________ (break) (never) my arm.
7. He’s over sixty, and he’s still working. He ________ (work) hard all his life. When he
________ (be) a young man, he sometimes ________ (work) all night.
8. The postman ________ (come) at eight yesterday, but it’s now half past eight and he
________ (not / come) yet.
9. Today is May 25th. Ted ________ (not / be) absent this month.
10. He ________ (feel) extremely ill when he went to hospital, but he ________ (feel) much
better since he came out of hospital a month ago.
Упражнение 1.
1 a, 2 c, 3 b, 4 f,5 d, 6 e.
Упражнение 2.
1 Present Simple/indefinite, 2 Past Simple/Indefinite, 3 Present Simple/indefinite, 4 Present
Continuous/Progressive, 5 Past Simple/Indefinite, 6 Past Continuous/Progressive, 7 Future
Simple / Indefinite, 8 Past Simple/Indefinite
Упражнение 3.
1 was listening / was cooking, 2 did you buy, 3 went / wanted, 4 does your brother usually get,
5 brings, 6 are people doing, 7 have you read, 8 was sleeping / was watching, 9 was /thought /
think, 10 was walking / saw, 11 are running, 12 doesn’t work / doesn’t speak, 13 bought, 14
goes, 15 were sleeping / arrived.
Упражнение 4.
1 has played ->played, 2 already -> yet, 3 crashed -> has crashed, 4 Did ->have, 5 since -> for, 6
has been already -> has already been
Упражнение 5.
1 doesn’t take /walks, 2 Do you take / Do you walk, 3 think / know /have forgotten, 4 had / gave
/took, 5 are watching / were playing, 6 am sitting / sit
Упражнение 6.
1 will you know, 2 is travelling, 3 am meeting, 4 am going to buy, 5 will give, 6 is going to talk,
7 am leaving, 8 is attending / will meet /go, 9 does class begin / begins, 10 opens.
Упражнение 7.
1 will be working, 2 will be giving, 3 will be reading, 4 will be talking, 5 will be wearing, 6 will
be having / is having, 7 will visit, 8 are moving, 9 will do, 10 will be lying, 11 will spill
Упражнение 8.
1 have been washing, 2 have gone, 3 is ringing/ is driving /has been ringing, 4 was /have
forgotten, 5 have you had, 6 has gone / has had, 7 have you played, 8 have you been studying, 9
have you had, 10 has never gone / has never slept, 11 have been waiting, 12 has failed, hasn’t
been working
Упражнение 9.
1 have been cooking, 2 has Wendy been, 3 has been sitting, 4 have been doing, 5 haven’t you
bought, 6 worked, 7 have lost, 8 have you ever played, 9 have been grumbling, 10 has really
improved, have you practiced
Упражнение 10
1 appeared, 2 studied / graduated, 3 have now completed, 4 I’ve been trying, 5 have already
worked, 6 was, 7 have applied / have not managed, 8 applied, 9 started learning/ have not
obtained, 10 have not applied, 11 have hoped, 12 have been waiting/ have not received
Упражнение 11.
1 has been / was, 2 met /have met, 3 have done / did, 4 bought / hasn’t bought, 5 has already
spent / spent, 6 broke / have never broken, 7 has been working hard / was / worked, 8 came /
hasn’t come, 9 hasn’t been, 10 felt / has felt