Online exercises with answers for intermediate - advanced levels.
Learn the difference between the past perfect simple and past perfect continuous.
Past perfect continuous worksheets PDF
Free printable worksheets to download.
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 on all English tenses.
English grammar PDF All PDF rules on e-grammar.org.
All these exercises and grammar rules are intended for pre-intermediate - advanced students of English as a second language.