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SIMPLE PAST VS PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE

Put the verbs into the correct tense (simple past or present perfect simple).

1. A: (you / be / ever) to London?


2. B: Yes, I (be) there three times.
3. A: When (be) the last time you (be) there?
4. B: Last summer. I (spend) two weeks in Brighton with my parents and
we (go) to London one weekend.
5. (you / like) it?
6. Oh yes. We really (have) a great time in London.
7. Lucky you! I (be / never) to London.

Put the verbs into the correct tense (simple past or present perfect simple).

1. A: (you / buy) the tickets for our journey yet?


2. B: Yes, I (go) to the station yesterday and (buy) the tickets.
3. A: What time (you / go) there?
4. B: I (take) a friend to the station in the morning. His train (leave)
at 9:45.
5. A: (you / pack) your bags yet?
6. B: Of course. And I (ask / already) my neighbour to empty my letter
box. What about you?
7. B: I (pack) my bags two days ago.

Put the verbs into the correct tense (simple past or present perfect simple).
1. Mother: I want to prepare dinner. (you / wash) the dishes yet?
2. Daughter: I (wash) the dishes yesterday, but I (have / not) the
time yet to do it today.
3. Mother: (you / do / already) your homework?
4. Daughter: No, I (come / just) home from school.
5. Mother: You (come) home from school two hours ago!
6. Daughter: Well, but my friend Lucy (call) when I (arrive)
and I (finish / just) the phone call.
7. Mother: (you / see / not) Lucy at school in the morning?
8. Daughter: Yes, but we (have / not) time to talk then.

Questions
Put the verbs into the correct tense (simple past or present perfect simple).

1. (you / see) Bob recently?


2. Who (switch) off the lights a minute ago?
3. When (she / become) a teacher?
4. (you / ride / ever) an elephant?
5. (you / hurt) your knee when you were playing football?

Text
Put the verbs into the correct tense (simple past or present perfect simple).

1. Last week I (be) very busy and I (have not) the time to do a
lot in the household.
2. On Monday I (work) three hours overtime and (come) home
very late in the evening.
3. From Tuesday to Thursday I (be) on a business trip.
4. On Friday I (go) to a friend's birthday party and at the weekend I (visit)
my grandparents.
5. Tomorrow some friends are coming over. I (see / not) them for ages and
they (be / never) at my place before.
6. I (clean / just) my house so I can show them around. Now everything is
perfect.