T111 - Back To Germany

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!

Complete the text with the correct form of the verbs in brackets.

Two years ago Trisha's firm (MAKE) the mistake of sending her to Germany. Although she (STUDY) German at school, she soon (DISCOVER) that she (CAN NOT) remember very much. She (MISS) an important meeting because she (FORGET) that "halb neun" in German (MEAN) half past eight in English. So while she (HAVE) breakfast her colleagues (BE) already at the meeting. When she arrived "on time" , the meeting (ALREADY FINISH).

When she got back to England, Trisha (JOIN) a German course at her local college. While she (DRIVE) to work every day she (LISTEN) to language CDs. In the past few weeks her German (IMPROVE) a lot and now she (KNOW) how to tell the time ! Right now she (STUDY) hard for an examination. Next year Trisha (PLAN) to spend her summer holiday in a language school near Munich. After that, she hopes that her company (SEND) her to Germany again.