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V. Translate the following sentences into Russian.

1. I have been thinking of it for three days.

2. They have been living in New York for ten years.

3. They have been writing a composition for two hours.

4. They have been playing volleyball since 3 o’clock.

5. When I return to the laboratory, my friends will have been working there for several hours.

6. I was very tired when I arrived home. I’d been working hard all day.

7. At last the bus came. I’d been waiting for twenty minutes.


VI. Translate the following sentences into English.

1. Она читает с самого утра.

2. Мы изучаем английский язык с пятого класса.

3. Они думали об этом несколько дней.

4. Вчера мы не могли выйти из дома, так как шел дождь с самого утра.

5. Наконец-то библиотекарь дала мне книгу, которую я ждала уже целый месяц.




I. Underline the correct tense.

A. 1. The plane leaves / has left at four o’clock. We must be at the airport by two o’clock.

5. It gets / is getting colder and colder every day.

6. Have you seen Linda? I have been looking / am looking for her for almost an hour.

7. Sam is a very interesting person. He knows / has known all kinds of unusual facts.

8. Michael’s car broke down last week, so he uses / is using his father’s for the time being.

9. Lynne was singing / had sung as she was cleaning the windows.

10. Mr. Brown was teaching / had been teaching for thirty years when he retired.

11. Kate was happy. She was winning / had won first prize in the competition.

12. We had been staying / stayed in a hotel by the sea last summer.

10.Alexander Graham Bell had invented / invented the telephone.


B. Next Saturday, Jane is flying / flies to Paris for a business meeting. Her secretary has already booked the flight. The plane will leave / leaves at nine o’clock in the morning and one of her business clients will have met / will be meeting her at the airport when the plane lands. She doesn’t know how long the meeting will last, but she will have returned / will have been returning home by Thursday evening.


II. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct tense-form.

Janet (1) _____ (decide) to open her own restaurant. Yesterday, she (2) _____ (have) a meeting with her bank manager and she (3) _____ (ask) him for a loan. He agreed, so Janet (4) _____ (to be able) to start making plans. In fact, she (5) _____ (already / find) a building for her restaurant and she (6) _____ (look) for tables and chairs next week. By the end of the month, work on the restaurant (7) _____ (begin) and by the summer, everything will be ready. Janet (8) _____ (hope) that her business will be a success, at the moment she (9) _____ (interview) people to be chefs and waiters.


III. Correct the mistakes.

1. I’m playing chess since I was eight years old.

2. I used to eat at that restaurant three times last week.

3. We haven’t read yet his letter.

4. I’ll make the dinner when I will get home.

5. Peter still is at school.

6. Mike and Kelly got married last week. They had met each other four years ago.


IV. Choose the correct answer.

1. “I met our new boss this morning.”

“I _____ him, too. He is very nice.”

a. am meeting b. have been meeting c. have met


2. “_____ in a hotel? ”

“No, but my parents did last summer in Rome.”

a. Have you ever stayed b. Did you ever stay

c. Are you ever staying


3. “Have found a house yet? ”

“No. I _____ with my aunt at the moment.”

a. stay b. am staying c. have stayed


4. “There was a power cut last night.”

“I know. I _____ some paperwork when the lights went out.”

a. had been doing b. was doing c. had done


5. “The restaurant was packed last night.”

“Yes. Luckily, I _____ a table in advance.

a. was booking b. had booked c. had been booking


6. “Kate looked tired this morning.”

“I know. She ______ all night long.”

a. studied b. had studied c. had been studying


7. He went to bed _____ he had brushed his teeth.

a. before b. after c. while


8. John was repairing the car _____ Steve was tidying the garage.

a. while b. before c. after


9. I have lived in Kent _____ ten years now.

a. since b. for c. before

10. _____ did Jane and Ted get married?

a. How long b. How long ago c. While


11. “We’d better take a taxi to the station.”

“Yes. The train _____ in fifteen minutes.”

a. has left b. will have left c. leaves


12. “Cathy doesn’t study enough.”

“I know. I’m afraid she _____ her exam.”

a. won’t pass b. won’t be passing c. won’t have passed


13. “Shall we go shopping? ”

“I can’t go until the babysitter _____”

a. arrives b. will arrive c. arrived


14. “You _____ a good specialist one day”

“Do you really think so? ”

a. were b. will be c. are being

V. Complete each sentence with two to five words, including the word in bold.

1. I have never heard such a sad story.

ever ________________________

2. He started painting fifteen years ago.

been ________________________

3. When did they graduate from the University?

since _________________________

4. We haven’t been to the theatre for a year.

last __________________________


VI. Choose Participle I or Participle II.


1. Everything (writing, written) here is quite right.

2. The wall (surrounding, surrounded) the house was very tall.

3. The book (writing, written) by this scientist is very interesting.

4. The (losing, lost) book was found at last.

5. Yesterday we were at a conference (organized, organizing) by our partners.

6. When we came nearer, we saw two men (coming, come) towards us.

7. Read the (translating, translated) sentences once more.


VII. Open the brackets using Present Participle or Perfect Participle.

1. (to do) his homework, he was thinking hard.

2. (to write) out and (to learn) all new words, he was able to translate the text easily.

3. (to run) in the yard, I fell and hurt my knee.

4. (to read) the story, she closed the book and put it on the shelf.



I. Open the brackets.

I’d like 1(describe) Garry’s routine day. He 2(wake up) rather early and never 3(go) downstairs to the kitchen 4(have) breakfast as it 5(bring) into his room.

His servant, Harry, usually 6(take) it there. While Garry 7(drink) his orange juice and 8(eat) his toast 9(say) how good it 10(be), Harry 11(try) 12(do) the room.

And this 13(occur) the other day. “Where you 14(put) your gold watch? ” Harry cried. “Where 15(be) your watch? I 16(look) for it for half an hour but I can’t 17(find) it anywhere.” Garry 18(watch) his male servant 19(run) about the room. “I think I 20(lose) it, ” he said at last. “ Yesterday at six I 21(meet) my friend, Sir Julius. I 22 (not have) my watch then. I evidently 23(lose) it by the time. I 24 (not be) sure I 25(be able) 26(find) it. I decided to buy some new one. I was sure if you 27(notice) I 28(have) no watch you 29(be) disappointed. And you really 30(be)! ”


II. Underline the correct tense.

1. Sam 31) talking / has been talking on the phone for half an hour.

2. I 32) always meet / am always meeting Sara when I go shopping.

3. She 33) takes / has taken fifteen pictures today.

4. First she 34) paid / had paid the driver, then she got out of the taxi.

5. He 35) walked / was walking down the street when he ran into an old friend.

6. They 36) were looking for / had been looking for a house for six months before they found one they liked.

7. Mike 37) won / has won more than twenty medals when he was an athlete.

8. Ben is an athlete. He 38) won / has won more than ten medals.

9. This time next week, we 39) will cruise / will be cruising round the islands.

10. She 40) will deliver / will have delivered all the newspapers by 8 o’clock.

11. By the time they 41) will reach / reach York, they 42) will be travelling / will have been travelling for four hours.

III. Choose the correct answer.

43. I _____ you now.

a. is believing c. am believing

b. believe d. believes


44. I _____ you now. Explain yourself.

a. am not understanding c. not understanding

b. not understand d. don’t understand


45. Ann can’t come, she _____ a cold.

a. has c. is having

b.have d. have got


46. When Mark arrived, the Johnsons _____ dinner, but they stopped in order to talk to him.

a. had c. have

b. had had d. were having


47. We are late. I expect the film _____ by the time we _____ to the cinema.

a. will have started, will get

b. will start, will get

c. will be starting, will get

d. will have started, get


48. My friend _____ the University last year. He _____ much English then but he _____ hard and _____ great progress. Now he _____ English fluently. He _____ some articles in English already.


a. has entered, didn’t know, worked, made, speaks, has read

b. has entered, didn’t know, had been working, made, is speaking, had read

c. entered, had not known, had worked, had made, speak, has read.

d. entered, didn’t know, was working, made, speaks, has read


49. Peter _____ the first chapter of the thesis and now he _____ the second one. He _____ on his thesis for a year. I think that he _____ it by the end of next year.


a. has finished, is writing, has worked, will have finished

b. has finished, is writing, has been working, will have finished

c. finished, writes, is working, will have finished

d. has finished, is writing, has been worked, is finishing


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