Simple Past
Present perfect
Present Perfect or Simple Past
Present Perfect and Simple Past
FOR / SINCE
100

Yesterday, we (go)_______ to the store.

Yesterday, we WENT to the store.

100

I have______ (be) to Japan.

I HAVE been to Japan.

100

I _____ (eat) breakfast at 6:30am.

I ATE breakfast at 6:30am.

100

I _____________ (not want) to go to the party last week.

I DIDN'T WANT to go to the party last week.

100

I have lived here ________ 2010

SINCE

200

My family and I (take) ______ a holiday to the Yucatan last summer.

My family and I TOOK a holiday to the Yucatan last summer.

200

She ______ _______ (eat) breakfast.

She HAS EATEN breakfast.

200

The family __________ (go) to Disney World three times.

The family HAS GONE to Disney World three times.

200

He ___________ (see) that movie many times last year.

He SAW that movie many times last year.

200

My mother has worked as a hairstylist ________ 15 years

FOR

300

When __________(you, move) to Tucson?

When DID YOU MOVE to Tucson?

300

My grandson ______ ________ (go) to summer camp.

My grandson HAS GONE to summer camp.

300

_____________ (ever/be) to a music festival?

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN to a music festival?

300

They ______________ (review) this grammar book many times, so they must be experts.

They HAVE REVIEWED this grammar book many times, so they must be experts.

300

I haven't seen Liza _______ a long time

FOR

400

Last week, I (go)__________ to the mall and (buy)________ two shirts. One (not, fit) __________. So, I (return) ________it yesterday.

Last week, I WENT to the mall and BOUGHT two shirts. One DIDN'T FIT. So, I RETURNED it yesterday.

400

The class _____ _______ (have) one test.

The class HAS HAD one test.

400

I _________(write) poems when I was a child.

I WROTE poems when I was a child.

400

She____________ (visit) Taiwan many times.

She HAS VISITED Taiwan many times.

400

We haven't seen each other _______ high school

SINCE

500

The last time I _________ (visit) my mother, she ______ (be) sick. So I ________ (go) to her house to take care of her. She ______ (get) surprised because I _______ (not, tell) her I was coming.

The last time I VISITED my mother, she WAS sick. So I WENT to her house to take care of her. She GOT surprised because I DIDN'T TELL her I was coming

500

We ______ ________ (write) several books.

We HAVE WRITTEN several books.

500

Several days ago, I _______(go) to the store and ________(buy) some vegetables.

Several days ago, I WENT to the store and BOUGHT some vegetables.

500

They _____________ (finish) their homework yet.

They HAVEN'T FINISHED their homework yet.

500

John has been married _____ 2 months

FOR

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