grammar TEST 1
Put the verbs in brackets into the correct forms (Present Simple / Present Continuous / Past Simple / used to):
We _______ (usually/meet) at the sport centre every Monday.
He _______ (train) for the next Olympic Games.
They _______ (play) chess at the moment.
My elder brother _______ (buy) a newspaper every day.
_______ (he/speak) French?
Her final exams _______ (be) next week.
He _______ (sit) in the garden now.
What a beautiful day! The birds _______ (sing).
She _______ (have) six lessons every day.
Today Emma _______ (visit) her grandmother.
She can hear him now. He _______ (talk) to his friend on the phone.
Now he is in Paris at the conference. They _______ (discuss) the global warming.
It _______ (get) warmer and warmer all the time.
He is in Berlin. He _______ (stay) at the Meridien Hotel.
Kendra (smell) _______the soup because it tastes strange.
He (wait) _______for you at this moment.
What _______ your brother (do) _______? – He (be) _______a sportsman.
Ann is in the library. She (make) _______a report.
Is Mary crying? – No, she isn't, she (peel-чистит) _______onions.
Now Justin (write) _______a book about his adventures in Tibet.
We (have) _______dinner tomorrow night. Would you like to come?
I (come) _______ home yesterday.
I (live) _______in Brazil two years ago.
Are you still in pain? - Yes. I (see) _______ the doctor tomorrow.
I'm sorry I can't hear what you are saying because everybody (talk) _______ so loudly.
He _______ (go) home yesterday because he was ill.
_______(you/have) any teddy bears when you were a kid?
He _______ (travel) a lot, but he doesn't now.
My mom _______ (red) a lot, but he doesn't now.
We _______ (be) in Paris last year.
When she was a kid she _______ (not/like) garlic.
Use the cues to complete the sentences with “used to”
She has short hair now. When she was young, she _______ long hair.
He doesn’t play football, but when he was at school he _______ football.
She is a hairdresser now. Five years ago she _______ a bus driver.
They live in New York now. Twenty years ago they _______ in Moscow.
I don’t watch TV anymore. Three years ago I _______ TV for hours.
Mike works hard. But 5 years ago things were different.
Write the sentences about Mike with “used to…”
Mike’s answers to the questions
Questions His answers 5 years ago Now
Do you do any sport? Yes, I do. I go to the gym three times a week. I have such a busy work. I don’t have time for anything
Do you go out in the evening? Yes, most evenings. Only at the weekend.
Do you play a musical instrument? Yes, I play the guitar. I’ve given it up.
Do you travel much? No, I don’t. I have too many business trips.
Do you like cheese? Yes, I really love it! I hate it!