1 Verb Tense Exercise 1 Simple Present / Present Continuous Correct! Well done. Your score is 99%.1. Every Monday, Sally (drive) drives her kids to football practice.2. Usually, I (work) work as a secretary at ABT, but this summer I (study) am studying Frenchat a language school in Paris. That is why I am in Paris.3. Shhhhh! Be quiet! John (sleep) is sleeping.4. Dont forget to take your umbrella. It (rain) is raining.5. I hate living in Seattle because it (rain, always) always rains.6. Im sorry I cant hear what you (say) are saying because everybody (talk) is talking soloudly.7. Justin (write, currently) is currently writing a book about his adventures in Tibet. I hope hecan find a good publisher when he is finished.8. Jim: Do you want to come over for dinner tonight?Denise: Oh, Im sorry, I cant. I (go) am going to a movie tonight with some friends.9. The business cards (be, normally ) are normally printed by a company in New York. Theirprices (be) are inexpensive, yet the quality of their work is quite good.10. This delicious chocolate (be) is made by a small chocolatier in Zurich, Switzerland. Check Hint
2 Verb Tense Exercise 2 Simple Present / Present Continuous Correct! Well done. Your score is 99%.A Trekking JournalNovember 12, 1997Today (be) is the second day of my trek around Mount Annapurna. I am exhausted and my legs(shake) are shaking ; I just hope I am able to complete the trek. My feet (kill, really) are reallykilling me and my toes (bleed) are bleeding, but I (want, still) still want to continue.Nepal is a fascinating country, but I have a great deal to learn. Everything (be) is so different,and I (try) am trying to adapt to the new way of life here. I (learn) am learning a little bit of thelanguage to make communication easier; unfortunately, I (learn, not) dont learn foreignlanguages quickly. Although I (understand, not) dont understand much yet, I believe that I(improve, gradually) am gradually improving.I (travel, currently) am currently traveling with Liam, a student from Leeds University inEngland. He (be) is a nice guy, but impatient. He (walk, always) always walks ahead of meand (complain) complains that I am too slow. I (do) am doing my best to keep up with him, buthe is younger and stronger than I am. Maybe, I am just feeling sorry for myself because I amgetting old.Right now, Liam (sit) is sitting with the owner of the inn. They (discuss) are discussing thedifferences between life in England and life in Nepal. I (know, not) dont know the real name ofthe owner, but everybody (call, just) just calls him Tam. Tam (speak) speaks English very welland he (try) is trying to teach Liam some words in Nepali. Every time Tam (say) says a newword, Liam (try) tries to repeat it. Unfortunately, Liam (seem, also) also seems to have difficultylearning foreign languages. I just hope we dont get lost and have to ask for directions. Check Hint
3 Verb Tense Exercise 3 Simple Past / Past Continuous Correct! Well done. Your score is 91%.1. A: What (you, do) were you doing when the accident occurred?B: I (try) was trying to change a light bulb that had burnt out.2. After I (find) found the wallet full of money, I (go, immediately) immediately went to thepolice and (turn) turned it in.3. The doctor (say) said that Tom (be) was too sick to go to work and that he (need) needed tostay at home for a couple of days.4. Sebastian (arrive) arrived at Susans house a little before 9:00 PM, but she (be, not) wasnot there. She (study, at the library) was studying at the library for her final examination inFrench.5. Sandy is in the living room watching television. At this time yesterday, she (watch, also) wasalso watching television. Thats all she ever does!6. A: I (call) called you last night after dinner, but you (be, not) were not there. Where wereyou?B: I (work) was working out at the fitness center.7. When I (walk) walked into the busy office, the secretary (talk) was talking on the phone witha customer, several clerks (work, busily) were busily working at their desks, and twomanagers (discuss, quietly) were quietly discussing methods to improve customer service.8. I (watch) was watching a mystery movie on TV when the electricity went out. Now I amnever going to find out how the movie ends.9. Sharon (be) was in the room when John told me what happened, but she didnt hear anythingbecause she (listen, not) was not listening.10. Its strange that you (call) called because I (think, just) was just thinking about you.11. The Titanic (cross) was crossing the Atlantic when it (strike) struck an iceberg.
412. When I entered the bazaar, a couple of merchants (bargain, busily) were busilybargaining and (try) trying to sell their goods to naive tourists who (hunt) were hunting forsouvenirs. Some young boys (lead) were leading their donkeys through the narrow streets ontheir way home. A couple of men (argue) were arguing over the price of a leather belt. I(walk) walked over to a man who (sell) was selling fruit and (buy) bought a banana.13. The firemen (rescue) rescued the old woman who (be) was trapped on the third floor of theburning building.14. She was so annoying! She (leave, always) was always leaving her dirty dishes in the sink.I think she (expect, actually) actually expectedme to do them for her.15. Samantha (live) lived in Berlin for more than two years. In fact, she (live) was living therewhen the Berlin Wall came down. Verb Tense Exercise 4 Simple Past / Past Continuous Correct! Well done. Your score is 98%.Last night, while I was doing my homework, Angela (call) called. She said she (call) was calling me onher cell phone from her biology classroom at UCLA. I asked her if she (wait) was waiting for class, but shesaid that the professor was at the front of the hall lecturing while she (talk) was talking to me. I couldntbelieve she (make) was making a phone call during the lecture. I asked what was going on.She said her biology professor was so boring that several of the students (sleep, actually) were actuallysleeping in class. Some of the students (talk) were talking about their plans for the weekend and thestudent next to her (draw) was drawing a picture of a horse. When Angela (tell) toldme she was notsatisfied with the class, I (mention) mentioned that my biology professor was quite good and(suggest) suggested that she switch to my class.While we were talking, I (hear) heard her professor yell, "Miss, are you making a phone call?" Suddenly,the line went dead. I (hang) hung up the phone and went to the kitchen to make dinner. As I (cut) wascutting vegetables for a salad, the phone rang once again. It (be) was Angela, but this time she wasntsitting in class. Check Hint
5 Grammar Intensive programName : Diego André Aguirre Ortiz. u201112825.Career : Translation and Interpretation.Teacher : Barbara Drake. Este obra está bajo una Licencia Creative Commons Atribución-NoComercial-Compartir Igual 2.5 Perú. Diego André Aguirre Ortiz 2012 - 02