Tenses exercise for Class 7

Welcome to the Tenses Exercise for Class 7! Understanding tenses is crucial for effective communication in English. In this exercise, we will delve into the various tenses that help us express actions in different time frames. From the simple past and present tenses to the more complex perfect and continuous tenses, this exercise aims to enhance your grasp of English grammar. Through a series of engaging activities and examples, you will gain confidence in identifying and using tenses accurately. Get ready to embark on an exciting journey of language exploration and elevate your language skills!

Exercise: 1- Identify the type of tenses

  1. Simple Present Tense:
    Example: She __ (read) a book every night.
    Answer: She reads a book every night.
  2. Present Continuous Tense:
    Example: They __ (play) football at the moment.
    Answer: They are playing football at the moment.
  3. Present Perfect Tense:
    Example: He __ (finish) his homework already.
    Answer: He has finished his homework already.
  4. Present Perfect Continuous Tense:
    Example: We __ (study) for three hours.
    Answer: We have been studying for three hours.
  5. Simple Past Tense:
    Example: She __ (visit) her grandparents last weekend.
    Answer: She visited her grandparents last weekend.
  6. Past Continuous Tense:
    Example: They __ (work) on the project all night.
    Answer: They were working on the project all night.
  7. Past Perfect Tense:
    Example: He __ (arrive) before the meeting started.
    Answer: He had arrived before the meeting started.
  8. Past Perfect Continuous Tense:
    Example: I __ (wait) for two hours before she arrived.
    Answer: I had been waiting for two hours before she arrived.
  9. Simple Future Tense:
    Example: She __ (travel) to Europe next month.
    Answer: She will travel to Europe next month.
  10. Future Continuous Tense:
    Example: They __ (study) for the exam this time tomorrow.
    Answer: They will be studying for the exam this time tomorrow.

Exercise: 2- Identify the type of tenses

  1. Future Perfect Tense:
    Example: By this time next year, she __ (graduate) from university.
    Answer: By this time next year, she will have graduated from university.
  2. Future Perfect Continuous Tense:
    Example: By the time he retires, he __ (work) for 40 years.
    Answer: By the time he retires, he will have been working for 40 years.
  3. Simple Present Tense:
    Example: The sun __ (rise) in the east.
    Answer: The sun rises in the east.
  4. Present Continuous Tense:
    Example: I’m sorry, I can’t talk right now; I __ (have) dinner.
    Answer: I’m sorry, I can’t talk right now; I am having dinner.
  5. Present Perfect Tense:
    Example: They __ (travel) to many countries in the past year.
    Answer: They have traveled to many countries in the past year.
  6. Present Perfect Continuous Tense:
    Example: She __ (learn) how to play the guitar for six months.
    Answer: She has been learning how to play the guitar for six months.
  7. Simple Past Tense:
    Example: He __ (visit) Paris last summer.
    Answer: He visited Paris last summer.
  8. Past Continuous Tense:
    Example: When I saw her, she __ (read) a book.
    Answer: When I saw her, she was reading a book.
  9. Past Perfect Tense:
    Example: Before he moved to the city, he __ (live) in a small town.
    Answer: Before he moved to the city, he had lived in a small town.
  10. Past Perfect Continuous Tense:
    Example: They __ (work) on the project for two weeks before they presented it.
    Answer: They had been working on the project for two weeks before they presented it.

Exercise: 3- Change the type of tenses

  1. They are watching a movie. (Simple Past Tense)
  2. He will eat dinner at 7 PM. (Simple Present Tense)
  3. I have completed my assignment. (Present Continuous Tense)
  4. She is playing the piano. (Simple Past Tense)
  5. We had visited the museum. (Past Perfect Tense)
  6. The students will be studying for the exam. (Future Continuous Tense)
  7. He has been working on the project. (Present Perfect Continuous Tense)
  8. She was cooking dinner. (Past Continuous Tense)
  9. The train will have departed by now. (Future Perfect Tense)
  10. They had been waiting for an hour. (Past Perfect Continuous Tense)

Answers:

  1. They watched a movie.
  2. He eats dinner at 7 PM.
  3. I am completing my assignment.
  4. She played the piano.
  5. We have visited the museum.
  6. The students will be studying for the exam.
  7. He has been working on the project.
  8. She was cooking dinner.
  9. The train will have departed by now.
  10. They had been waiting for an hour.

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