- English tenses
- Passive, reported speech, if clauses and time clauses
- Modal verbs, imperative, gerund and infinitive
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Verb tenses exercises with answer keys
For beginners and elementary levels:
Exercise 1: Complete the text.
I ___ (not do) housework on Sundays normally. But tomorrow ...
Exercise 2: Make questions.
What ___ after school? - I don't know what I'll do.
Exercise 3: Match sentences.
1. He's getting married
2. He'll get married
a. sooner or later.
b. on Saturday.
Mixed tenses exercises with answers for intermediate - advanced levels:
Exercise 1: Choose the correct tense.
___ Frank in Toronto?
a) Did you meet b) Have you met c) Were you meeting
Exercise 2: Complete sentences.
Where is my wine? Someone ___ my wine! (drink)
Exercise 1: Rewrite sentences.
I'll be on the 10.25 train to London. (travel)
At 10.25 I'll be travelling to London.
Exercise 2: Find similar sentences.
1. In a couple of hours there will be no goods on the shelves.
A. In a couple of hours all goods on the shelves will be disappearing.
B. In a couple of hours all goods on the shelves will have disappeared.
Specific usage of verb tenses:
Exercise 1: Complete sentences with time expressions.
after, till, as soon as, before, when, whenever
I want to get up early tomorrow - ___ the sun ___ . (rise)
Exercise 2: Make conditional sentences.
I don't know her number. I can't call her.
If I ___ her number, I ___ her.
Exercise 3: Rewrite sentences. Use conditionals.
It will not snow. We will not go skiing.
If it ___ , we ___ .
Exercise 1: Direct speech into reported speech.
"I used to be slim."
Liz told us ___ .
Exercise 2: Rewrite sentences in the passive voice.
A postman delivered this parcel.
This parcel ___ by a postman.
Exercise 3: Make passive voice questions.
I have seen the riot outside our school.
Yes? ___ ? (anybody/injure)
Other verb forms:
Exercise 1: Use modal verbs can, may, must - positive or negative.
Don't talk. You ___ be quiet.
Exercise 2: Make imperative sentences.
Exercise 3: Make questions to match the answers.
No, they needn't help her.
Exercise 4: Match sentences.
1. I must eat less.
2. I can't eat less.
a. I am so thin.
b. I'm getting fat.
See also related pages:
- All PDF worksheets on this website.
- The use and forms of all English tenses.
- All PDF grammar rules with examples.
For beginners to advanced students of English as a second language.