ACTIVITY 264: Complete this
conversation by choosing the appropriate verbal alternative from the
menus: present perfect progressive, present perfect simple
or past simple. Then check the answers.
Tell me – something you recently, hasn't it?
Oh, yes. I've got this problem. I
a lot about my old friendship with
Annette. She someone and
she wants to marry him. At first I
happy for them both. But now
I never see her. I think she's trying to get rid of me.
Oh, dear. What makes you think that?
Oh, many things. For instance, for the past few months we
an evening course in jewellery design. Last week she
to give it up. She
on this wonderful series of
earrings – but now she wants to drop everything. I can't believe it. And
when I her last weekend to talk about
it, she to come to the phone. I
for her to ring me back, but she
still . I don't know what to do.
Simple or progressive? (II)
Put the verbs
in blue in the correct tense:
present simple,present progressive, present perfect
simple, present perfect progressive, past simple,
past progressive or
past perfect simple. Then check the answers.
a signpost on this road yet? We
for 40 minutes.
What happens to Paul? These days he always
as if he
parties, so we
to the beach barbecue next weekend.
round Argentina and Chile when I first
My brother Emanuel
lonely since he
his home in Buenos Aires.