Grammar Exercises - Present Perfect Simple and Continuous

Do the exercises below on the present perfect simple and continuous and click on the answer button to check your answers.

(Before doing the exercises you may want to read the lesson on present perfect simple and continuous)

Write sentences in present perfect simple.

  1. They / play / football -
  2. He / speak / English -
  3. I / write / a poem -
  4. We / not / wash / the car -
  5. Nancy / not / meet / her friends-

Write questions in present perfect simple.

  1. They / finish / their homework -
  2. She / visit / her friend-
  3. The maid / clean / the house -
  4. He / drive / the van -
  5. You / ever / write / a poem -

Put the verbs into the correct form (present perfect simple or simple past).

  1. I (not / work) today.
  2. We (buy) a new car last week.
  3. We (not / plan) our holiday yet.
  4. She (not / see) her mother for a long time.
  5. He (write) a beautiful poem yesterday.

Put the verbs into the correct form (present perfect simple or continuous).

  1. I think the waiter (forget) us . We (wait) here for over half an hour and nobody (take) our order yet.
  2. I think you're right. He (walk) by us at least twenty times. He probably thinks we (order, already) .


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  • Punctuation and capitalization
  • Spelling
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Related material:

The present perfect simple
Present perfect continuous