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  • 1. Nadina C. Nicolici
  • 2.
    • 1. Choose the category and the value
    • 2. You are given the answer, make the correct question
  • 3. Present Tense Past Tense Present Perfect Past Perfect Future 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300
  • 4. Present Tense for 100
    • Answer:
    • It is used for general truths.
  • 5. Present Tense for 100
    • Question:
    • What is the Present Tense Simple used for?
    Return
  • 6. Present Tense for 200
    • Answer:
    • It is used for a future action, part of a plan.
  • 7. Present Tense for 200
    • Question:
    • Is Present Tense Continuous used correctly in this sentence:
    • “ I am leaving tomorrow morning”?
    Return
  • 8. Present Tense for 300
    • Answer:
    • It expresses annoying actions.
  • 9. Present Tense for 300
    • Question:
    • What does the Present Tense Continuous + frequency adverb express?
    Return
  • 10. Past Tense for 100
    • Answer:
    • It is used for a completed action in a time before now.
  • 11. Past Tense for 100
    • Question:
    • What is the Past Tense Simple used for?
    Return
  • 12. Past Tense for 200
    • Answer:
    • It expresses a change of mind.
  • 13. Past Tense for 200
    • Question:
    • What does Past Tense Continuous express?
    Return
  • 14. Past Tense for 300
    • Answer:
    • It expresses a very polite request (with “wonder”).
  • 15. Past Tense for 300
    • Question:
    • What does this sentence express:
    • “ I was wondering if you could open to window”?
    Return
  • 16. Present Perfect for 100
    • Answer:
    • It is composed of two elements: to have (present tense) + past participle of the main verb.
  • 17. Present Perfect for 100
    • Question:
    • How do you form the Present Perfect Simple?
    Return
  • 18. Present Perfect for 200
    • Answer:
    • They express the idea of an unidentified time before now.
  • 19. Present Perfect for 200
    • Question:
    • What do ever and never express?
    • (I have never visited France
    • Have you ever been there?)
    Return
  • 20. Present Perfect for 300
    • Answer:
    • It is used when time is not important or not specified.
    • It is used when details about the time or place are specified or asked for.
  • 21. Present Perfect for 300
    • Question:
    • What is the difference between Paste Tense and Present Perfect?
    Return
  • 22. Past Perfect for 100
    • Answer:
    • It refers to a past time, earlier than before now.
  • 23. Past Perfect for 100
    • Question:
    • What does the Past Perfect Simple refer to?
    Return
  • 24. Past Perfect for 200
    • Answer:
    • It corresponds to a present time, but with reference to a time earlier than before now.
  • 25. Past Perfect for 200
    • Question:
    • What is the correspondence between Present Perfect Continuous and Past Perfect Continuous?
    Return
  • 26. Past Perfect for 300
    • Answer:
    • This form is also used in reported speech as equivalent of the past continuous and the present perfect continuous in direct speech.
  • 27. Past Perfect for 300
    • Question:
    • What two tenses from direct speech become Past Perfect Continuous in indirect speech?
    Return
  • 28. Future Tense for 100
    • Answer:
    • This can express both a later event than now and our attitude.
  • 29. Future Tense for 100
    • Question:
    • What does the future tenses express in general?
    Return
  • 30. Future Tense for 200
    • Answer:
    • It is composed of three elements: to have (future simple) + past participle of the main verb.
  • 31. Future Tense for 200
    • Question:
    • How do you form the Future Perfect Continuous?
    Return
  • 32. Future Tense for 300
    • Answer:
    • It suggests a very strong association with the present.
  • 33. Future Tense for 300
    • Question:
    • What is the function of “to be going to”?
    Return
  • 34.