Контрольная работа № 6
Exercise 1 Irregular past tenses
Here are twenty verbs. Ten are regular and ten are irregular. Write in the Past Simple and Past Participle for the irregular verbs only.
Past Simple Past Participle
Exercise 2 Active or passive?
Underline the correct form in the following sentences.
Example Portuguese speaks / is spoken in Brazil.
a That’s the third time he has failed / has been failed the exam.
b ‘Hot Lips’ wrote / was written by Celia Young.
c A lot of trees cut down / were cut down to build that house.
d They don’t grow / aren’t grown bananas in Scotland.
e Some pictures have taken / have been taken from the museum.
Exercise 3 Passives
Put the words in the right order to make sentences.
a world is English the all spoken over
b since has nylon 1932 made been
c Mary’s invited I to wasn’t party why?
d will when be new the bridge built?
e asked car design were they to new a
Exercise 4 Second Conditional
Use each verb in B once only and make five sentences from the chart.
A B C D E
If I lived a dictionary
I wouldn’t go to see her.
look up the word.
knew in Brazil
had more money
were Maria’s address save it.
Write the complete sentences here.
Exercise 5 Second Conditional and might
Read the text about Jane. Then complete the sentences below.
Jane’s unhappy at home and unhappy at work. She has a boring job and she doesn’t earn much money. Her boss says that he will perhaps give her a pay rise next month, but he isn’t sure yet. She doesn’t have a car and she goes to work on crowded buses every day. She doesn’t have a flat, she lives in a small room above a noisy restaurant in the centre of town. She finds it difficult to sleep because the restaurant doesn’t close until after midnight. She thinks that she will perhaps go and live with her friend Wendy but she isn’t sure yet because she likes living on her own.
Example Jane wouldn’t be unhappy if she lived in a quiet flat.
a Jane ____________________ happier if she _______________ a more interesting job.
b Her boss might _________________________.
c If she ___________________ a car, she ___________________ to work by bus.
d If she ___________________ live above a restaurant, she ____________________ it easier to sleep.
e She might ________________ her friend Wendy.
Exercise 6 Present Perfect Simple and Continuous
In the following pairs of sentences only one is correct.
Put a plus (+) next to the correct one.
a I saw her five minutes ago.
I’ve seen her five minutes ago.
b We are here since last Saturday.
We’ve been here since last Saturday.
c How long have you known Wendy?
How long have you been knowing Wendy?
d We haven’t made coffee yet.
We didn’t make coffee yet.
e He is waiting to see the doctor since nine o’clock.
He has been waiting to see the doctor since nine o’clock.
f When did you buy your new car?
When have you bought your new car?
g Mary isn’t home. She’s been to work.
Mary isn’t home. She’s gone to work.
h I’ve run in the park, so I’m tired.
I’ve been running in the park, so I’m tired.
i I’ve run round the park three times.
I’ve been running round the park three times.
j They already had their dinner.
They’ve already had their dinner.
Exercise 7 Present Perfect Continuous
Ask questions to find out How long…?
Example - I’m learning English.
- How long have you been learning English?
a - I’m waiting for a bus.
b - Tom’s saving up to buy a boat.