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Tenses 2º

This are another exercises that we had to do for Language

Miss Thitu Ogola 1) IS (be)  a young teacher who 2)GOT(get) her first teaching job at the age of 21. She 3)IS SHARING(share) an apartment at 21 Rift Avenue, Bondo, Kenya, with another teacher at the moment. It is quite near to the school at which she now 4)IS TEACHING(teach) and very convenient.

Miss Ogola 5)HAD(have) to travel a long distance to MountPleasant School, and so after a year she 6)APPLIED(apply)for a post at Greenfields School. She 7)HAS now nearly FINISHED ( finish) a year of teaching there. Miss Ogola was very surprised to find that there was no drama club at Greenfields School and so she started one for pupils aged 15 to 16 years. It is now nearly time for their first production to be shown to parents and staff.

On Monday 16th April 2010 Miss Ogola 8)CONDUCTED (conduct)  a rehearsal in the school hall after lunch atabout 1.00 pm when a very unfortunate accident occurred. Dafina Magembe, who has an importantdancing role in the show,  9)LOST (lose) her balance and fell against a metal street lamp which was part of the scenery. Her friend, Busara Ndunyu, who was next to her when the accident happened, said that she saw Dafina’s head 10)HIT (hit) the lamp and she fell to the floor. Miss Ogola ran to help Dafina who was rather shocked and upset. Miss Ogola then called the school nurse who 11)TOOK(take) Dafina to her room where she was able to treat her and check that no other harm12) WAS DONE(do). The nurse 13)CALLED (call) Dafina’s mother on her mobile phone,number 00846342, and 14) ASKED(ask) her to come and collect her daughter so that she 15)COULD  (can) go home and rest. The nurse said that Dafina would be fine for the final rehearsal the following Wednesday.

Tenses 1º

The following is the first exercise in “tenses” that Laura, our language teacher, have us to do.

1. They HAVE BEEN in Chicago for 20 years (be).

2. I HAVE SEEN a wonderful film in the cinema last night. (see)

3. The sun RISED at 6:38 yesterday morning (rise)

4. The sun SHINES when the climber reached Mount Everest. (shine)

5. I promise that I WON´T TELL this secret to anyone (not tell)

6. Unfortunately, just as we got to the airport their plane HAD TOOK off (take).

7. They GO to the movies only once in a while (go)

8. I was tired yesterday because I COULDN´T SLEEP well the night before (not sleep).

9. Sh! Someone IS LISTENING to our conversation (listen)!

10. When I left the house this morning, it WAS ALREADY RAINING (already rain)

11. I think Bob IS LEAVING for London this very moment.(leave)

12. The plane IS TAKING off in a few minutes. (take)

13. I GET up at 7 every morning but this morning I SLEPT long and I

COULDN´T GET up until 8. (get, sleep, not get)

14. I AM NOT WEARING  my watch because it is being fixed (not wear).

15. This IS an easy quiz so far (be).

16. They ARE LIVING in an apartment right now because they can’t find a cheap house. (live)

17. Everyone WAS SLEEPING when the earthquake hit the small town. (sleep)

18. She WAS LIVING by herself since her divorce (live)

19. I was angry that I HAD MADE such a stupid mistake (make).

20. I predict that by 2020, man WOULD HAVE LANDED on Mars (land)

21. He HAD QUITED his job a couple of years ago. (quit)

22. Our daughter HASN´T GRADUATED from the university yet (gradate).

23. They COULDN´T SEND any Christmas cards last year (not send)

24. She GOES to a doctor once a year for an examination (go)

25. They WERE TALKING about me when I interrupted their conversation. (talk)

26. Nothing much HAPPENED when I got to the meeting (happen).

27. My parents WILL BE in New York two weeks from today (be).

28. I MADE two mistakes in the last quiz. (make)

29. Unfortunately, our team HADN´T WON any games last year. (not win)