Continuous Tenses
Past in Contrast
Parts of Speech
Wordbuilding
Past Modals
100

How long ________________________________ (YOU / FEEL) like this? 

HAVE YOU BEEN FEELING

100

I _______________ (begin) packing already.

HAVE BEGUN

100

I read a fabulous book.

What's fabulous?

ADJECTIVE

100

You shouldn't throw those paper cups away, they are actually ___________________ (dispose).

DISPOSABLE

100

You ____________________ (take) the test last week. Now it's too late.

SHOULD HAVE TAKEN

200

While I ___________________ (to browse) the new store downtown, I met Angela.

WAS BROWSING

200

How long ____________________ (you / study) English?

HAVE YOU BEEN STUDYING

200

Identify the parts of speech in this sentences:


Alice walks fast.

ALICE = NOUN

WALKS = VERB

FAST = ADVERB

200

Reykjavík is not an ________________ (industry) town.

INDUSTRIAL

200

It ________________________ (be) so hard to move away from your country when you were little.

MUST HAVE BEEN

300

I ____________________ (read) that book since I was 20.

HAVE BEEN READING

300

I_____________ (BREAK) my ankle yesterday, so I _____________ (SIT DOWN) all day.

BROKE // HAVE BEEN SITTING

300

Identify the verb in the following sentence:

Most inventions are things we didn't know we needed.

ARE // DIDN'T KNOW // NEEDED

300

This museum has free ____________ (admit)

ADMISSION

300

If you hadn't called the doctor, I ______________________ (go) to the hospital.

WOULD HAVE GONE

400

My parents __________________ (stay) at my place during the upcoming holidays.

WILL BE STAYING

400

Last year, I _____________ (go) to Spain, but I ________________ (see) the whole country yet.

WENT // HAVEN'T SEEN
400

Spot the intruder:

Going - Done - Job - Must

JOB

400

Don't be ________________ (reason)! You're asking too much of her.

UNREASONABLE

400

What's the difference between these two sentences?

You needn't have cooked for me.
You don't need to cook for me.

1. He has cooked already, but there was no need for it;
2. He hasn't cooked yet, and he shouldn't do it.

500

For a while, more and more people _______________________________ (CHOOSE) to rent rather than to buy.

HAVE BEEN CHOOSING

500

She __________________________ (sleep) badly since the two of them _________________ (break up).

HAS BEEN SLEEPING // HAVE BROKEN UP

500

Adverb or Adjective?

Really; Close; Fun

Lovely; Happily; Quickly

Absolutely; Easy; Very.

ADVERBS: REALLY, HAPPILY, QUICKLY, ABSOLUTELY, VERY

500

You can't imagine how painful it was.

--> It's ________________.

UNIMAGINABLE

500

Which of the following ones are PAST MODALS:

Could have read; Should have done; Must have lied;
Must look; Don't need to go; Can't say.

Past modals = modals + present perfect. So:
COULD HAVE READ; SHOULD HAVE GONE; MUST HAVE LIED. 

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