I Put the verbs in brackets into the present perfect or the past simple tense.
1 He (live) in London in 2010 and then (go) to Edinburgh.
2 Shakespeare (write) a lot of plays.
3 Here are your shoes; I just (clean) them.
4 I (leave) home at 8.00 and (get) here at twelve.
5 He just (go) out.
6 I (meet) him last June.
7 We just (miss) the bus. Now we'll have to walk.
8 He (break) his leg in a skiing accident last year.
9 The play just (begin). You are a little late.
II Put the verbs in brackets into the present perfect or the present perfect continuous tense.
1 We (walk) for three hours.
2 You (walk) too fast. That's why you are tired.
3 I (make) sausage rolls for the party all the morning.
4 That boy (eat) seven ice-creams.
5 He (sleep) since ten o'clock. It's time he woke up.
6 What a lovely smell! Mary (make) jam.
7 The students (work) very well this term.
8 I (hear) from him twice since he went away.
9 He (teach) in this school for five years.
III Choose the right variant. Past Simple, Present Perfect, Present Perfect Continuous.
1 The children were frightened because it ____ dark.
2 _________ to the opera this week?
Has you been
Have you been
Had you been
3 I _______ to Scotland last week.
Have been flying
4 Her phone _________ for ten minutes.
Have been ringing
Has been ringing
5 I _________ you twice yesterday and ______ no answer.
6 Have you seen my bag anywhere? I ___________ for it for ages.
Have been looking
Has been looking
7 We ________ ten kilometres already.
Have bee walking