Bon's tips exercises

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


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.

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)