Tense Review

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Simple present is used to talk about things in general, things that happens all the time or repeatedly or about something is true in general

Present continuous is used to talk about things that are happening at the moment of speaking, but also to talk about something that is happening around the time of speaking. Both simple present and present continuous are also used for future meaning. Present continuous is used when talking about something already arranged to do. Simple present is used when talking about timetables, schedules, etc.

Future - Will is used to express a decision made at moment of speaking, offering to do something, agreeing or refusing to do something, promising to do something, or asking someone to do something.   - Going to is used to express what we have already decided to do, or to predict something that shows in the present what will happen in the future, and when the speaker feels sure because something in the present shows what will happen.

Simple past is used to express a finished action.

Past continuous is used to express an activity in progress. 

Present perfect is used to express a fact in the past that has connection with the present.

Past perfect is used to talk about something that had already happened before this.

1. Why (you/wear) your coat today? It's very warm.

2. (while reading a book) It's a good book, isn't it? (you/enjoy) it?

3. I (not/work)  this week. It's a holiday. 

4. The gym (open) at 7:00 and (close) at 10:00 every day.

5. "Where (your mother/come) from?" "She (come) from Mexico."

6. Hurry! The bus (come). I  (want)to miss it.

7 . Jaime is in Puerto Vallarta now. He (stay) at the Marriott Hotel. He usually (stay) at the Marriott when he's in Puerto Vallarta.

8. Ana, we (go) to the park. (you/come) with us?

9. A: I've got a terrible headache.

    B: Do you? Wait here and I (get) you some aspirin.

10. Jonas has to go to the airport to catch a plane. He doesn't have a car:

      Jonas: Toño, can you take me to the airport tonight?

      Toño: Of course I'll take you. I'd be happy to.

     Later that day Erick offers to take John to the airport.

     Erick: Jonas, do you want me to take you to the airport?

    Jonas: No thanks, Eirck. Toño  (take) me.

11. We (not/eat) anything because we   (not/be) hungry.

12. Last night I (read) in my bed when suddenly I (hear) a scream.

13. I (read) the book you gave me, but I (not/finish) it yet.

14. I (smoke) 20 cigarettes yesterday. How many cigarettes (smoke) today?

15. There was a car by the side of the road. It (break) down and the driver was trying to repair it. So we (stop) to see if we could help.

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