Bon's tips exercises

SIMPLE PAST - PRESENT PERFECT (2)
Pasado simple -Pretérito perfecto (2)

Ejercicio para 3º ESO.
(An exercise for Pre-Intermediate students.)

Rellena los huecos y comprueba tus respuestas.No utilices contracciones
(Fill in all the gaps, then check your answers. Do not use contractions)

Grammar tip

PRESENT PERFECT
PAST SIMPLE

when the time period has NOT FINISHED:
I have read two books this week.

when the time period HAS FINISHED:
I read two books last week.

when giving RECENT NEWS:
Jim has fallen off his bike again.

when giving OLDER INFORMATION:
Jim fell off his bike last summer.

when the time is NOT SPECIFIC :
I have already seen that documentary.

when the time IS SAID :
I saw that documentary on Thursday

with FOR / SINCE

when the actions have NOT FINISHED YET :
I have lived in London for three years.
(I still live in London.)

when the actions have ALREADY FINISHED :
I lived in London for three years.
(I don't live in London now.)

1. They on holiday and are now visiting Scotland. (go)
2. I the report two days ago. (finish)
3. you my brother? I can't find him. (see)
4. I a very funny book of the Discworld series. (finish)
5. I the key ring that my girl friend me on my birthday. (lose - give)
6. This morning I to the museum. (be)
7. They this house five years ago. (buy)
8. Today I to a programme on the radio about Oldies. (listen)
9. This is the first time I a motorbike. (ride)
10. Last Friday I to my friends' party. (go)