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1 Universidad Santiago de Cali Past simple Vs. Present perfect Professor: Arturo Valderruten Vidal

2 A: Did you like the movie "Star Wars?" B: I don't know. I ___ (see, never) that movie. never have seen have never seen has seen never seen never has

3 Sam ___ (arrive) in San Diego a week ago. has arrived arrived have arrived arrive

4 My best friend and I ___ (know) each other for over fifteen years. We still get together once a week. have knew have known has known knew

5 Stinson is a fantastic writer. He ___ (write) ten very creative short stories in the last year. One day, he'll be as famous as Hemingway. has wrote ‘s written wrote write

6 I ___ (have, not) this much fun since I ___ (be) a kid. had not - were haven’t had - was hadn’t had - have been didn’t have - was

7 Things ___ (change) a great deal at Coltech, Inc. When we first ___ (start) working here three years ago, the company ___ (have, only) six employees. Since then, we ___ (expand) to include more than 2000 full-time workers. changed – started – only had – have expanded have changed – started – only had – have expanded have changed – started –had only – expanded changed – have started –had only –expanded

8 I ___ (tell) him to stay on the path while he was hiking, but he ___ (wander) off into the forest and ___ (be) bitten by a snake. have told – wandered – was told – wandered – was told – has wandered – was told – wandered – has been

9 Listen Donna, I don't care if you ___ (miss) the bus this morning. You ___ (be) late to work too many times. You are fired! missed – were missed – have been have missed – have been have missed – are

10 Sam is from Colorado, which is hundreds of miles from the coast, so he ___ (see, never) the ocean. He should come with us to Miami. never has seen has never seen has seen never never saw

11 How sad! George always ___ (want) to go to Cartagena before he died, but he didn't make it. has wanted wanted have wanted hasn’t wanted

12 I ___ (see, never) the ocean in my whole life. never have seen ‘ve never seen never saw have seen never

13 In the last hundred years, traveling ___ (become) much easier and very comfortable. In the 19th century, it ___ (take) two or three months to cross the country by horse. The trip ___ (be) very rough and often dangerous. became – took – was has become – took – was has become – took – has been became – has taken – was

14 Transportation ___ (change) a great deal in the last hundred years. Now you can fly from one country to another in a matter of hours. changed has changed have changed hasn’t changed

15 Jonny, I can't believe how much you ___ (change) since the last time I ___ (see) you. You ___ (grow) at least a foot! changed – have seen – grow ‘ve changed – saw – ‘ve grown ‘ve changed – saw – grew up changed – saw – have grown

16 This tree ___ (be) planted by the settlers who ___ (found) our city over four hundred years ago. has been– founded was – founded was – have founded has been– have founded

17 This mountain ___ (be, never) climbed by anyone. Several mountaineers ___ (try) to reach the top, but nobody ___ (succeed, ever). was never – have tried – ever succeeded has never been – have tried – ever succeeded has never been – tried – succeeded ever never has been – have tried – succeeded ever

18 The climb of the Everest is extremely difficult and many people ___ (die) trying to reach the summit. ‘ve died have died has died died

19 I ___ (visit, never) Africa, but I ___ (travel) to South America several times. ‘ve never visited – traveled ‘ve never visited – ‘ve traveled never visited – ‘ve traveled visited never– traveled

20 Last year I ___ (go) to South America, I ___ (visit) Brazil and Peru. went – have visited went - visited have gone - visited have gone – have visited

21 During my last vacation, I ___ (spend) two weeks in the Amazon. spend spent spended have spent

22 During my trip to Peru, we ___ (hike) for a week near Machu Picchu, and we ___ (fly) over the Nazca Lines. ‘ve hiked - flew hiked - flew hiked – ‘ve flown ‘ve hiked – ‘ve flown

23 Since cell phones were first ___ (introduce) to the public in the early 2000's, communication ___ (change) a great deal. Have introduced – changed introduced – has changed introduced – changed introduced – is changing

24 The first computers ___ (be) simple machines designed for basic tasks. They ___ (have, not) much memory and they ___ (be, not) very powerful. were – didn’t have – haven’t been were – didn’t have – weren’t were – haven’t had – haven’t been have been – haven’t had – weren’t

25 Early computers were often quite expensive and customers often ___ (pay) thousands of dollars for machines which actually ___ (do) very little. have paid – did paid – did have paid – have done paid – didn’t do

26 I ___ (go) to the Coffee park last vacation. I really liked it! went go gone have gone

27 In the beginning of the photography era, most cameras ___ (be) big, heavy machines used mostly for family portraits. were have been was weren’t

28 Times ___ (change). Computers ___ (become) powerful machines with very practical applications. have changed – have become changed – have become ‘ve change – became ‘ve changed – have became

29 During the last years, we ___ (create) a large selection of useful foreign languages and simultaneous translation courses for our Institute's students. have created create are creating created

30 During the last decades, we ___ (be) able to create international communities online. In a short time, the simple, individual machines of the past ___ (evolve) into an international World Wide Web of knowledge. ‘ve been – have evolved been – have evolved ‘ve been – evolved were – have evolved

31 We are still play a lot of video games, but today's games ___ (become) faster, with more exciting interactive adventures. have become became ‘ve become are becoming

32 Many smartphone users ___ (get, also) on the Internet to communicate with other people around the world. have also gotten also have gotten have got also also got

33 I think the waiter ___ (forget) us. In over an hour, nobody ___ (take) our order yet. forgot – has taken has forgotten – has taken has forgotten – took forgot – took

34 That man ___ (walk) by our jewelry at least twenty times. He probably plans something bad. has walked walked have walked have walk

35 Look at that couple over there, they ___ (be) here for five or ten minutes. I guess they ___ (loose) something. ‘ve been – lost ‘ve been – ‘ve lost were – ‘ve lost were – lost

36 A: How long ___ (be) in Canada? B: I ___ (come) here in have you been – came have you been – ‘ve come were – ‘ve come were – came

37 Philip ___ (work) here for more than three years. has worked has work worked is working

38 I ___ (have) the same car for more than ten years. I'm thinking about buying a new one. ‘ve had had haven’t had ‘ve not have

39 I ___ (love) chocolate since I was a child. You might even call me a "chocoholic." ‘ve loved loved am loving haven’t loved

40 Matt and Sarah ___ (have) some difficulties in their relationship lately, so they ___ (go) to a marriage counselor. I hope they work everything out. have had – went had – went have had – have gone had – have gone

41 John ___ (work) for the government since he ___ (graduate) from the University. has worked – graduated worked – graduated worked – has graduated has worked – has graduated

42 Until recently, I ___ (enjoy) my job, but now I'm thinking about retiring. enjoyed have enjoyed haven’t enjoyed has enjoyed

43 Lately, I ___ (think) about changing my career. ‘ve thought thought haven‘t thought have thinked

44 I feel that I ___ (become) dissatisfied with the conditions at my company. ‘ve become became haven’t become haven’t became

45 I ___ (be) Judy's friend for more than five years. I ___ (meet) her at the university. ‘ve been – met ‘ve been – ‘ve met ‘ve not been – met haven’t been – have met

46 During the last weeks I ___ (see) many changes in my son's personality. ‘ve seen saw ‘ve saw haven’t seen

47 Since I began acting, I ___ (perform) in two plays, a television commercial and a TV drama. ‘ve performed haven’t performed haven’t perform performed

48 By the time I ___ (get) to the office, the meeting ___ (begin, already) without me. got – already began have gotten – already began ‘ve got – have already began got – have begin already

49 I ___ (be) late at the office yesterday. My boss ___ (be) furious with me and I ___ (be) fired. was – was – was have been – was – was was – have been – was was – was – have been

50 When I ___ (turn) the radio on yesterday, I ___ (hear) a song that was popular when I was in high school. turned - heard ‘ve turned - heard turned – ‘ve heard ‘ve turned - ‘ve heard

51 I ___ (be) to the Coffee park two or three times. was has been have been were

52 I ___ (see, not) this actor in years. have seen Have not saw haven’t seen not saw

53 Looking at this old photo album ___ (bring) me back some great memories. has brought have brought brought bringed

54 Last week, I ___ (visit) an ex-girlfriend of mine. We ___ (see, not) each other in years. ‘ve visited – haven’t seen visited – didn’t see visited – haven’t seen visited – haven’t saw

55 Both of us ___ (change) a great deal. I ___ (enjoy) talking to her so much that I ___ (ask) her out on a date. We are getting together tonight for dinner. changed – have enjoyed - asked changed – enjoyed - have asked have changed – enjoyed – asked changed – enjoyed – asked

56 When Jack ___ (enter) the room, I ___ (recognize, not) him because he ___ (lose) so much weight and ___ (grow) a beard. He looked totally different! entered – didn’t recognize – lost – has grown have entered – didn’t recognize – lost - grew entered – didn’t recognize – lost - grew entered – haven’t recognize – has lost - grew

57 The Maya established a very advanced civilization in the jungles of the Yucatan; however, their culture ___ (disappear, virtually) by the time Europeans first ___ (arrive) in the New World. has virtually disappeared – arrived virtually disappeared – have arrived virtually disappeared – arrived has disappeared virtually – have arrived

58 I ___ (visit) so many beautiful places since I ___ (come) to Utah. Before moving here, I ___ (hear, never) of Bryce Canyon, Zion, Arches, or Canyonlands. ‘ve visited – ‘ve come – have heard never visited – have come – have never heard ‘ve visited – came – never heard ‘ve visited – came – have never heard

59 I ___ to work every day this week. has walked walked have walked am walking

60 My girlfriend and I ___ three times last week. are going has gone out went out have gone out

61 I ___ in Cali for five years, but I no longer live there. am living have lived lived live

62 I ___ in Cali for five years, and I still live there. lived has lived have lived am living

63 You ___ her, did you? have told told didn't tell haven't told

64 You ___ her, have you? have told didn't tell haven't told told

65 I ___ in a small town in Ecuador. were born have been born was born born

66 Pedro's sister ___ her friend in Bogotá last year. has visited have visited visited is visiting

67 I ___ you at the party last night. Where were you? have seen saw didn't see haven't seen

68 I ___ volleyball in several months. played didn't play haven't played have played

69 I ___ my girlfriend yesterday. (see) have seen haven’t seen saw didn’t saw

70 I ___ there twice. wasn’t was have been haven’t been

71 I ___ to class since last week. (go) have gone went haven't gone didn’t go

72 ___ typical Colombian food? (eat) Did you eat Ate you Have you eaten You ate

73 Olga ___ to Popayán twice recently. (be) were was has been wasn’t

74 I ___ him yesterday. (see) Did you see him? didn’t saw haven’t seen didn’t see have seen

75 When ___ you ___ to San Francisco? (go) didn’t you go did you went did you go have you gone

76 Here are your shoes; I ___ (just / clean) them. have just cleaned cleaned just just cleaned just have cleaned

77 How many times ___ to London? (you/be) you were were you did you been have you been

78 ___ in the office yesterday? (he/be) He’s been Has he been He was Was he

79 I ___ Peter last week because he was ill. (not/see) didn’t saw have seen haven’t seen didn’t see

80 The President ___ our country five years ago. (visit) didn’t visit have visited has visited visited

81 I ___ Falcao twice - once five years ago and once this year. (meet) didn’t meet haven’t met have met met

82 How often ___ on holiday when you were a child? (you/go) didn’t you go you went have you gone did you go

83 ___ lunch yet? (you/have) Did you had Did you have Has you had Have you had

84 What time ___ lunch today? (you/have) have you had didn’t you have did you had did you have

85 Welcome back, John. ___ a good holiday? (you/have) Have you have Haven’t you had Did you had Did you have

86 He ___ (live) in Bucaramanga for two years and then he ___ (move) to Cúcuta. has lived – has moved has lived – moved lived – has moved lived – moved

87 A: ___ (wear) your hair long when you were at school? B: Yes, my mother ___ (insist) on it. Did you wear – has insisted Have you worn - has insisted Have you worn - insisted Did you wear - insisted

88 When I ___ (leave) school I ___ (cut) my hair and I ___ (wear) it short ever since. ‘ve left – have cut – have worn ‘ve left – ‘ve cut –wore left – have cut – have worn left – cut – have worn

89 Shakespeare ___ (write) a lot of plays. have written did write has written wrote

90 My brother ___ (write) several books. He ___ (just / finish) his third novel. wrote – has just finished wrote –just finished has written – has just finished has written – just finished

91 A: I ___ (fly) over Loch Ness last week. B: ___ (you/see) the Loch Ness monster? flew – Have you seen ‘ve flown – Have you seen have flown – Did you see flew – Did you see

92 I ___ (not see) him for three years. I wonder where he is. saw have seen didn‘t see haven‘t seen

93 He ___ (not smoke) for two weeks. He is trying to give it up. smoked didn‘t smoke has smoked hasn‘t smoked

94 Chopin ___ (compose) some of his music in Majorca. didn’t compose is composing has composed composed

95 A: When ___ (arrive)? B: He ___ (arrive) at did he arrive – has arrived has he arrived – has arrived has he arrived – arrived did he arrive – arrived

96 ___ (you / lock) the door before you left the house? Have you locked You locked Did you locked Did you lock

97 I ___ (read) his books when I was at school. I ___ (enjoy) them very much. ‘ve read – enjoyed ‘ve read – ‘ve enjoyed read – ‘ve enjoyed read – enjoyed

98 I can't go out because I ___ (not finish) my work. didn’t finished didn’t finish haven’t finish haven’t finished

99 I ___ (never / drink) aguardiente. ‘ve never drink didn’t never drink ‘ve never drank ‘ve never drunk

100 I ___ (write) the letter but I can't find a stamp. wrote am writing haven’t written have written

101 A: The clock is slow. B: It isn't slow, it ___ (stop). hasn’t stopped didn’t stop stopped has stopped

102 Exit. Home. Result. The end.


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