T053-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. Why to John when I saw you at the cafeteria yesterday? (YOU TALK)
  2. You can wake him up now. He for over three hours (SLEEP)
  3. What for a living? (YOUR DAD, DO)
  4. We married next Tuesday (GET)
  5. Before Mr Green went to bed, he his sleeping pills (TAKE)
  6. They everything by the time we arrived at the restaurant (ALREADY EAT)
  7. I think I another drink. Can you get me one? (HAVE)
  8. I a scary movie when suddenly my mobile phone rang (WATCH)
  9. I usually as a secretary but this summer I to America to study art (WORK, GO)
  10. I hate living in Seattle because it there (ALWAYS RAIN)


  1. The doctor said that Tom too sick to go to work (BE)
  2. You look great! - out at a fitness centre lately (YOU WORK) ?
  3. Sam    in San Diego last week (ARRIVE)
  4. In the last hundred years travelling much easier (BECOME)
  5. When  I arrived home last night I saw that Jane a wonderful dinner (PREPARE)
  6. Sharon to travel.  She abroad almost every summer (LOVE, GO)
  7. We a car for ten years before it broke down (HAVE)
  8. While my sister in her room I mother with the dishes (READ, HELP)
  9. She to several doctors about the problem but nobody can help her (TALK)
  10. We to America the week after Easter. We  you a call as soon as we arrive (COME, GIVE)