Tenses Activity

Happy to do this brief activity to practice your tenses? Let’s go!

 

Moving house

 

I come from a very large family and recently my parents ___________________________ (DECIDE) that they ___________________________ (SPEND) long enough living in an overcrowded house in Stroud.

 

“We ___________________________ (MOVE) to the country”, my father ___________________________ (ANNOUNCE) one evening.

 

“I ___________________________ (SELL) this house and we ___________________________ (LIVE) on a farm”.

 

So last week we ___________________________ (LOAD) all our belongings into a hired van, and for the last few days we ___________________________ (TRY) to organise ourselves in our new home.

 

Yesterday, for example, my three sisters and I ___________________________ (START) painting the upstairs rooms. Unfortunately, while I ___________________________ (MIX) the paint, one of my sisters ___________________________ (OPEN) the door.

 

Nobody ___________________________ (TELL) her that we ___________________________ (BE) in the room.

 

So instead of painting the walls we ___________________________ (SPEND) all morning cleaning paint off the floor.

 

But worse things ___________________________ (HAPPEN) since then. This morning, when I _______________________ (WAKE) up, water ___________________________ (DRIP) through the ceiling next to my bed.

 

We _____________________ (SPENT) the last five hours repairing the roof.

 

It is not all bad news though. The school in the village nearby ___________________________ (CLOSE) down two years ago, and my parents ___________________________ (NOT FIND) another school for us yet.

 

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  1. Moving house I come from a very large family and recently my parents have decided (DECIDE) that they had spent (SPEND) long enough living in an overcrowded house in Stroud.

    “We are going to move (MOVE) to the country”, my father announced (ANNOUNCE) one evening. “I am going to sell (SELL) this house and we are going to live (LIVE) on a farm”.

    So last week we load (LOAD) all our belongings into a hired van, and for the last few days we have been trying (TRY) to organise ourselves in our new home.

    Yesterday, for example, my three sisters and I started (START) painting the upstairs rooms. Unfortunately, while I was mixing (MIX) the paint, one of my sisters opened (OPEN) the door.

    Nobody told (TELL) her that we were (BE) in the room. So instead of painting the walls we spent (SPEND) all morning cleaning paint off the floor.

    But worse things has happened (HAPPEN) since then. This morning, when I waken (WAKE) up, water was dripping (DRIP) through the ceiling next to my bed. We spent (SPENT) the last five hours repairing the roof.

    It is not all bad news though. The school in the village nearby closed (CLOSE) down two years ago, and my parents haven’t found (NOT FIND) another school for us yet.

    • Moving house

      I come from a very large family and recently my parents have decided (DECIDE) that they had spent (SPEND) long enough living in an overcrowded house in Stroud.

      “We are moving (MOVE) to the country”, my father announced (ANNOUNCE) one evening.

      “I m going to sell(SELL) this house and we Will be living (LIVE) on a farm”.

      So last week we loaded (LOAD) all our belongings into a hired van, and for the last few days we have been trying (TRY) to organise ourselves in our new home.

      Yesterday, for example, my three sisters and I started(START) painting the upstairs rooms. Unfortunately, while I was mixing (MIX) the paint, one of my sisters opened (OPEN) the door.

      Nobody told (TELL) her that we were (BE) in the room.

      So instead of painting the walls we spent (SPEND) all morning cleaning paint off the floor.

      But worse things have happened (HAPPEN) since then. This morning, when I woke(WAKE) up, water was dripping(DRIP) through the ceiling next to my bed.

      We have spent(SPENT) the last five hours repairing the roof.

      It is not all bad news though. The school in the village nearby closed(CLOSE) down two years ago, and my parents havent found (NOT FIND) another school for us yet.

  2. Happy to do this brief activity to practice your tenses? Let’s go!

     

    Moving house I come from a very large family and recently my parents __________have decided_________________ (DECIDE) that they ___________had spent________________ (SPEND) long enough living in an overcrowded house in Stroud.

     

    “We ________are going to move___________________ (MOVE) to the country”, my father ________________annou ced___________ (ANNOUNCE) one evening. “I ________am going to sell___________________ (SELL) this house and we __________________will live_________ (LIVE) on a farm”.

     

    So last week we ____________________loaded_______ (LOAD) all our belongings into a hired van, and for the last few days we ______________________have been tried____ (TRY) to organise ourselves in our new home.

     

    Yesterday, for example, my three sisters and I ________starts___________________ (START) painting the upstairs rooms. Unfortunately, while I ______________________was mixing_____ (MIX) the paint, one of my sisters ___________________opened________ (OPEN) the door.

     

    Nobody ___________told________________ (TELL) her that we __________was_________________ (BE) in the room. So instead of painting the walls we ___was spent________________________ (SPEND) al morning cleaning paint off the floor.

     

    But worse things ____________________has happened_______ (HAPPEN) since then. This morning, when I ________________wokw up_______ (WAKE) up, water _____________________was drup______ (DRIP) through the ceiling next to my bed. We __________has spent___________ (SPENT) the last five hours repairing the roof.

     

    It is not all bad news though. The school in the village nearby ______________________closed_____ (CLOSE) down two years ago, and my parents _________haven,t found__________________ (NOT FIND) another school for us yet.

     

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