English Tenses 1

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Fill in the correct form of the verb in ().


  1. I think it tomorrow (RAIN)
  2. I will lend you the book if you to return it tomorrow (PROMISE)
  3. Could you please lend me your rubber . I a mistake and I want to correct it (MAKE)
  4. He towards the bus when it started to move. (RUN)
  5. I English for six years now. (STUDY)
  6. He his friend yesterday and found out that he out the whole week. (VISIT, BE)
  7. Look over there ! What in the middle of the street? (THE BOYS, DO)
  8. I hundreds of students up to now , but I such a hopeless class as this one. (TEACH, NEVER MEET)
  9. I on the road when I saw a lorry approaching (LIE)
  10. What next weekend ? - It depends. If the weather is fine we will go to the zoo. (YOU DO)
  11. If you drove slowly you so many accidents . (NOT HAVE)
  12. He was playing the guitar when somebody the door. (OPEN)
  13. Shakespeare over 400 years ago (DIE).
  14. The last train normally the station shortly before midnight. (LEAVE)
  15. a Russian novel ? (YOU EVER READ)
  16. Thunder Henry in the middle of the night. (AWAKE)
  17. The clock four. (JUST STRIKE)
  18. If you careful you could have broken your leg (NOT BE)
  19. I stayed indoors because it (RAIN)
  20. He normally coffee but today he tea because he's got a cold (DRINK, DRINK)