T052- All tenses

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Choose the correct form of the verb!

  1. Bob is having a driving lesson. He one before (NEVER HAVE)
  2. The road is closed. There an accident (JUST BE).
  3. It for two hours and there is no sign that it will stop (RAIN)
  4. Do you think you the job in ten years time (STILL DO)
  5. Most babies to speak when they are two years old (LEARN)
  6. When Sarah arrived at the party Bob (NOT BE) there. He home. (JUST GO)
  7. When Ken gave up smoking two years ago, he a smoker for over 30 years. (BE)
  8. I Alan for ages (NOT SEE) –  The last time I him he for a job (SEE, LOOK)
  9. If you need to contact me I at the Hilton Hotel until 5 p.m. on Friday (STAY)
  10. I my uncle since I came to town (NOT SEE)


  1. The train to Liverpool at 5.46 from Platform 1. (LEAVE)
  2. Mr Taylor the house at the moment. (PAINT)
  3. What about our new English teacher? – I think he’s a nice guy (YOU THINK)
  4. I last night and I tonight either (NOT STUDY, NOT STUDY)
  5. He usually at the restaurant after school. After work he to the fitness centre twice a week (WORK, GO)
  6. She went to play tennis after she her cheese sandwich (FINISH)
  7. I turned the lights on  when I a strange noise (HEAR)
  8. We any news from Jack yet this week (NOT RECEIVE)
  9. My dad many novels. At the moment he on a new spy novel (WRITE, WORK)
  10. It’s the first time I to England (EVER BE)