Verbal Tenses - Unit 1

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

EXERCISE A

Put the verb into the correct form.

Examples:  
Please don't make so much noise. I am studying (study)  
Let's go out now. It isn't raining (not rain) anymore. 
Listen to those people. What language are they speaking (they/speak)?

 

1.

Please be quiet. I (try) to concentrate.

2.

Look! It (snow).

3.

Why (you / look) at me like that? Did I say something wrong?

4.

You (make) a lot of noise. Can you be a little bit quieter?

5.

Excuse me, I (look) for a phone booth. Is there one near here?

6.

(at the movies) It's a good movie, isn't it? (you / enjoy) it?

7.

Listen! Can you hear those people next door? They (yell) at each other again.

8.

Why (you / wear) your coat today? It's very warm.

9.

I (not / work) this week. I'm on vacation.

10.

I want to lose weight. I  (not / eat) anything today.

 
 

EXERCISE B

Complete these sentences using one of these verbs: GET - BECOME -  CHANGE - RISE - IMPROVE - FALL - INCREASE. You don't have to use all the verbs and you can use some of them more than once.

Example:   The population of the world is rising very fast.

 

1.

The number of people without jobs at the moment.

2.

He is still sick, but he better slowly.

3.

These days food more and more expensive.

4.

The world . Things never stay the same.

5.

The cost of living . Every year things are more expensive.

6.

George has gone to work in Spain. At first, his Spanish wasn't very good, but now it .

7.

The economic situation is already very bad, and it worse.

 

EXERCISE C

Read this conversation between Brian and Steve. Put each verb in the correct form.

 

Brian and Steve meet in a restaurant.

Brian:

Hello, Steve. I haven't seen you for ages. What are you doing (you / do) these days?

Steve:

I (work) in a department store.

Brian:

Really? (you / enjoy) it?

Steve:

Yeah, it's OK. How about you?

Brian:

Well, I (not / work) at the moment, but I'm very busy. I (build) a house.

Steve:

Really? (you / do) it alone?

Brian:

No, some friends of mine (help) me.

 

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