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domanda 1

Put the verbs in brackets into the correct form of the past perfect:
e.g.: He called Jane after he HAD FINISHED dinner (finish)

A. When we returned, we found that somebody into our flat . (break)

B. I
cooking dinner when my parents came to visit . (not/finish)

C. Jim went out for coffee after
a letter to his grandmother . (write)

D. They left the cinema after the film
. (end)

E. She was excited because she
a play before. (not/see)

F. Did you like the cake

G. He
the song on the radio before he bought the CD. (hear)

H. They were tired because they
football. (play)

I. She was sad because she
the game. (lose)

J. The match
when they arrived at the stadium. (already/start)

K. The kitchen smelt delicious. Mum
a cake. (just make)

L. It was all wet. It
that morning . (rain)

M. Karen was locked out of her house. She
to take her keys. (forget)

N. My sister was angry with me. I
her dress without asking. (borrow)

O. Gary's shoes were dirty. He
through mud. (walk)

P. The house was a mess. He
it for over a month. (not clean)

Q. The streets were covered with snow. It
heavily the night before (snow)

R. Tom was exhausted. He
well. (not sleep)

S. Helen was very frightened. She
a horror film. (watch)

domanda 2

Put the verbs in brackets into the PAST SIMPLE or the PAST PERFECT SIMPLE

A. Diana an elephant before she went to Africa. (never/see)

B. Don and Ellen had just finished eating when the doorbell
. (ring)

C. He didn't read the newspaper until he
the dog for a walk. (take)

D. By the time Martin completed his report, everyone
home. (go)

E. Anne took Simon to the doctor's because he
his finger. (cut)

F. Tom
dinner at his friend's house, so she didn't need to cook for him. (already/have)

G. She
to watch the film as she had seen it before. (not/want)

H. When she (arrive)
the match (already/start) .

J. After the man (come)
home he (feed) the cat.

F. Before he (sing)
a song he (play) the guitar.

H. She (watch)
a video after the children (go) to bed.

J. After Eric (make)
breakfast he (phone) his friend.

L. I (be)
very tired because I (study) too much.

N. They (ride)
their bikes before they (meet) their friends.

P. Susan (turn on)
the radio after she (want) the dishes.

R. Jill (phone)
Dad at work before she (leave) for her trip.

domanda 3

EXIT TEST - Fill in the correct tense PAST PERFECT or SIMPLE PAST.

A. When I (arrive) home last night, I discovered that Jane (prepare) a beautiful candlelight dinner.

C. Since I (begin)
acting, I have performed in two plays, a television commercial and a TV drama.
However, I (speak, never even)
publicly before I (come) to Hollywood in 1985.

F. By the time I (get)
to the office, the meeting (begin, already) without me.
My boss (be)
furious with me and I was fired.

I. When I (turn)
the radio on yesterday, I (hear) a song that was popular when I was in high school.
I (hear, not)
the song in years, and it (bring) back some great memories.

M. I have visited so many beautiful places since I (come)
to Utah.
Before moving here, I (hear, never)
of Bryce Canyon, Zion, Arches, or Canyonlands.