For intermediate - advanced levels.
Learn the difference between the past perfect simple and past perfect continuous.
PDF worksheets with answers:
The plane landed at the airport. What had passengers been doing before it landed?
- Mr. Clark ___. (read a newspaper) - Mr. Clark had been reading a newspaper.
Respond to situations.
- Why were you so red? - Because I ___ before we met. (jog)
Complete the lines with one of the options:
- I had been using that phone for a year ___ . (when I bought it | when it stopped working)
Use words in brackets to make questions:
- How long ___ before you crashed? (you - drive)
Complete short conversations with affirmative, negative and question forms.
More PDF worksheets:
Past perfect simple and continuous exercises PDF Practise the difference.
Past perfect passive exercises PDF It had been finished. They had been sent.
PDF grammar rules:
English tenses PDF grammar rules with examples on all English tenses.
All these exercises and grammar rules are intended for pre-intermediate - advanced students of English as a second language.