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Grammar exercises The Past Simple, the Past Continuous and the Present Perfect; Active/Passive Voice; Reported speech.
Select the correct tense to match the adverb on he right. Use the Past Simple, the Past Continuous or the Present Perfect 1. Mike (to take part) in the race (usually). Mike usually took part in the race. 2.She (to train) her dog (yesterday). She trained her dog yesterday. 3.Players (to end) the match (already). Players have already ended the match 4.The group (to go) boating (last year). The group went boating last year. 5.His mother (to keep) to a diet (recently). His mother has recently kept to a diet.
6.At 2 o’clock they (to ride) across the fields (still). At 2 o’clock they were still riding across the fields. 7.In his childhood he (to buy) diary products (often). In his childhood he often bought dairy products. 8.Pupils of the 5 th form (not to have) good knowledge of the French language (yet). Pupils of the 5 th form haven’t had good knowledge of the French language yet. 9.Chris (to belong) to the cricket club (3 years ago). Chris belonged to a cricket club 3 years ago. Jacob (to choose) a packet of biscuits for his sister (just) Jacob has just chosen a packet of biscuits for his sister
Change the active sentences into the passive 1.Most people like chocolate. Chocolate is liked by most people 2.Sam will buy a pound of bacon tomorrow. A pound of bacon will be bought by Sam tomorrow. 3.William Shakespeare wrote 37 plays. 37 plays were written by William Shakespeare 4.No one has saved the money. The money hasn’t been saved by anyone. 5.The children hid a little kitten. A little kitten was hidden by the children
6.Bad weather delayed trains. Trains were delayed by bad weather. 7.We will respect foreign cultures. Foreign countries will be respected by us 8.Mother gave her daughter medicine for headache. Medicine for headache was given to a daughter by her mother. 9.She hurts his feelings. His feelings are hurt by her. 10.He has caught a cold. A cold has been caught by him
Report the following sentences 1.“Stop worrying about everything”, he said to her. He asked\told her to stop worrying about everything. 2. “Is your mother tongue Chinese?” asked a custom officer. A custom officer asked if my mother tongue was Chinese. 3. “Do you know that the cottage cheese you are eating is not fresh?” asked my little brother. My little brother asked if I knew that the cottage cheese I was eating was not fresh. 4. “Don’t touch my bar of chocolate”, I seriously said to Sally. I seriously asked\told Sally not to touch my bar of chocolate. 5. “Why were you so excited yesterday, John?” Ms. Simpson asked. Ms. Simpson asked John why he had been so excited the day before.
6. “Where was your dog last week?” my friend asked. My friend asked where my dog had been the previous week. 7. “Did Christiano Ronaldo play for “Real Madrid” football team?” your uncle asked. Your uncle asked if Christiano Ronaldo had played for “Real Madrid” football team. 8. “I don’t know what your teacher will say when she sees how many mistakes you have done”, my classmate said. My classmate said that he didn’t know what my teacher would say when she saw how many mistakes I had done. 9. “I found an excellent work 2 days ago”, my Granny said. My Granny said that she had found an excellent work 2 days before. 10. “Will you go climbing and boating next summer?” their parents asked. Their parents asked if they would go climbing and boating the next/the following summer.