Verb conjugation exercise

January 10, 2014pdf

Many students find it difficult to conjugate verbs properly. However, it is not that difficult.

Time adverbs present in the sentence usually indicate the tense. And if you are familiar with different tense forms, you should have no difficulty writing meaningful sentences in English.

Here is a verb conjugation exercise to test your understanding of different verb forms.

Conjugate the verbs given in parentheses and make meaningful sentences.

1. Maya ……………….. (work) since morning.

2. I …………….. (work) in the garden, when he ……………… (arrive).

3. I ……………… (work) in the garage for three hours when John ……………….. (call)

4. I …………………. (write) my exam this time next week.

5. They ……………… already …………….. (leave) by the time I ………………… (reach) home.

6. ‘I’m hungry.’ ‘I ……………….. (get) you something to eat.’

7. Merlin …………………. (write) lovely songs.

8. We ……………….. often …………………….. (not go) to the cinema.

9. I ………………. (go) to Philadelphia last week.

10. The children ………………… (deliver) a splendid performance.

Answers

1. Maya has been working since morning.

2. I was working in the garden, when he arrived.

3. I had been working in the garage for three hours when John called.

4. I will be writing my exam this time next week.

5. They had already left by the time I reached home.

6. ‘I’m hungry.’ ‘I will get you something to eat.’

7. Merlin writes lovely songs.

8. We don’t often go to the cinema.

9. I went to Philadelphia last week.

10. The children delivered a splendid performance.

 

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