Nov 10, 2016

UNIT 14 • Present perfect and past (2) (I have done and I did)

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  • Are the underlined parts of these sentences ‘RIGHT’ or ‘WRONG’? Correct the ones that are wrong.
    • I’ve lost my key. I can’t find it anywhere.
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • Have you seen the news on television last night?
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • I’ve bought a new car. Do you want to see it?
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • I’ve bought a new car last week.
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • Where have you been yesterday evening?
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • Jenny has left school in 1991.
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • I’m looking for Mike. Have you seen him?
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • I’m very hungry. I haven’t eaten anything today.
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • Diane hasn’t been at work yesterday.
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • When has this book been published?
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

  • Make sentences from the words in brackets. Use the present perfect or past simple.
    • It
      not / rain / this week

      • The weather
        be / cold / recently

        • It
          cold / last week

          • I
            not / read / a newspaper yesterday

            • I
              not / read / a newspaper today

              • Ann
                earn / a lot of money / this year

                • She
                  not / earn / so much / last year


                  • you / have / a holiday recently?

                  • Put the verb into the correct form, present perfect or past simple.
                    • I don’t know where Amy is. (you / see) her?
                      When I (get) home last night, I (be) very tired and I (go) straight to bed.
                      Your car looks very clean. (you / wash) it?
                      George (not / be) very well last week.
                      Mr Clark (work) in a bank for 15 years. Then he gave it up.
                      Molly lives in Dublin. She (live) there all her life.
                      (you / go) to the cinema last night?’ ~ ‘Yes, but it (be) a mistake. The film (be) awful.
                      My grandfather (die) 30 years ago. I (never / meet) him.
                      I don’t know Carol’s husband. I (never / meet / him).

                      • A:       Is your father at home?
                        B:       No, I’m afraid he (go) out.
                        A:       When exactly (he / go) out?
                        B:       About ten minutes ago.

                        • A:       Where do you live?
                          B:       In Boston.
                          A:       How long (you / live) there?
                          B:       Five years.
                          A:       Where (you / live) before that?
                          B:       In Chicago.
                          A:       And how long (you / live) in Chicago?
                          B:       Two years.

                        • Write sentences about yourself using the ideas in brackets.

                          • something you haven’t done today


                            • something you haven’t done today


                              • something you didn’t do yesterday


                                • something you did yesterday evening


                                  • something you haven’t done recently


                                    • something you’ve done a lot recently

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