12 You (recognize) that man? ~
I (think) that I have seen him before but I (not remember) his name
13 Look at that crowd. I (wonder) what they (wait) for.
14 This message has just arrived and the man (wait) in case you (want) to send a reply.
15 Stop! You (not see) the notice? ~
I (see) it but I can't read it because I (not wear) my glasses. What it (say)? ~
It (say) 'These premises are patrolled by guard dogs'.
16 She always (borrow) from me and she never (remember) to pay me back.
17 You (need) another blanket or you (feel) warm enough Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница?
18 It (save) time if you (take) the path through the wood? ~
No, it (not matter) which path you take.
19 I (save) up because I (go) abroad in July.
20 I (think) it is a pity you don't take more exercise. You (get) fat.
21 The plane that you (look) at now just (take) off for Paris,
22 Tom never (do) any work in the garden; he always (work) on his car.
23 What he (do) to his car now? ~
I (think) he (polish) it.
24 That film (come) to the local cinema next week. You (want) to see it?
25 How Peter (get) on at Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница school? ~
Very well. He (seem) to like the life.
26 Why Mrs Pitt (look) so angry? ~
Mr Pitt (smoke) a cigarette and (drop) the ash on the carpet.
27 This is our itinerary. We (leave) home on the 8th, (arrive) in Paris on the 9th, (spend) the day in Paris, and (set) out that night for Venice. ~
That (sound) most interesting. You must tell me all about it when you (get) back.
28 This story is about a boy who (make) friends with a snake which he (find) in his garden. Then he (go) away but he (not forget) the snake and some years Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница later he (return) and (look) for it.
29 He (find) the snake who (recognize) its old friend and (coil) round him affectionately. But, unfortunately, the snake is by now a full-grown boa-constrictor and its embrace (kill) the poor boy.
30 The snake (feel) sorry about this?-
I (not know). The story (end) there.
31 How you (end) a letter that (begin), 'Dear Sir'? ~
I always (put), 'Yours truly', but Tom (prefer) 'Yours faithfully'.
32 What the word 'catastrophe' (mean)? ~
It (mean) 'disaster'.
33 What you (wait) for?-
I (wait) for the shop to open. -
But it (not open) till 9.00. -
I (know) but Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница I (want) to be early, as their sale (start) today.
34 Why you (smoke) a cigar, Mrs Pitt? You (not smoke) cigars as a rule. ~
I (smoke) it because I (want) the ash. This book (say) that cigar ash mixed with oil
(remove) heat stains from wood.
35 Who (own) this umbrella? ~
I (not know). Everybody (use) it but nobody (know) who (own) it.
36 You (mind) if I (ask) you a question? ~
That (depend) on the question. ~
It (concern) your brother. ~
I (refuse) to answer any question about my brother.
The simple past tense
Put the verbs in the following sentences Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница into the simple past tense.
1 I go to work by bus.
2 I meet her on Tuesdays.
3 He always wears black.
4 I make cakes every week.
5 She gets up at 6.30.
6 He understands me.
7 He shuts the shop at 6.00.
8 She speaks slowly.
9 He leaves the house at 9.00.
10 I read a chapter every night.
11 You eat too much.
12 I see him every day.
13 Tom sings in the choir.
14 He cries when he is hurt.
15 Who knows the answer?
16 I think I know it.
17 The curtain rises at 8.00.
18 He takes the dog out twice a day.
19 We buy them here.
20 I Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница dream every night.
21 Bluetits often lay eggs in that nesting box.
22 He often feels ill.
23 I know what he wants.
24 I usually pay him Ј5.
25 His dog always bites me.
26 It smells odd.
27 It costs 30p.
28 My back hurts.
29 I lie down after lunch.
30 We drink water.
31 His roses grow well.
32 He rides every day.
33 He often falls off.
34 These dogs fight whenever they meet.
35 He puts up his prices every year.
36 He sleeps badly.
The simple past tense
Put the verbs in the following sentences into (a) the negative (b) the interrogative.
1 She saw your brother.
2 We heard a terrible noise Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница.
3 He slept till 10.00.
4 He looked at the picture.
5 They drank all the wine.
6 They set out early enough.
7 She thought about it.
8 The police caught the thief.
9 He hid the letter.
10 She found her watch.
11 His nose bled.
12 My mother chose this hotel.
13 She lent you enough money.
14 Keiko taught Japanese.
15 Tom hurt his foot.
16 He broke his arm.
17 His wife came at 8.00.
18 He lost his wallet.
19 His son wrote a novel.
20 They flew to New York.
21 Ann drew you a map.
22 Tom laid the table.
23 Mr Pitt fell downstairs.
24 She lost her way.
25 He forbade her Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница to leave.
26 I sent it to the laundry.
27 Jack kept the money.
28 He rode slowly.
29 They spent it all.
30 She sold the car.
31 Jean rang the bell.
32 The sun rose at 6.00.
33 The boys ran home.
34 He shook the bottle.
35 He forgave her.
36 They broadcast an appeal for money.
The past continuous tense
Put the verbs in brackets into the past continuous tense.
1 Detective: I'm afraid I must ask you both what you (do) yesterday at 10.20 p.m.
Mr X: I (play) chess with my wife.
Mr Y: I (listen) to a play on the radio.
2 The children were frightened because Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница it (get) dark.
3 It was a fine day and the roads were crowded because a lot of people (rush) to the seaside.
4 The airplane in which the football team (travel) crashed soon after taking off.
5 He usually wears sandals but when I last saw him he (wear) boots.
6 The house was in great disorder because he (redecorate) it.
7 The director didn't allow the actors to travel by air while they (work) on the film.
8 The car had nobody in it but the engine (run).
9 Two children (play) on the sand and two fishermen (lean) against an upturned boat.
10 I Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница was alone in the house at that time because Mr Jones (work) in the garage and Mrs Jones (shop).
11 He said that he was the captain of a ship which (sail) that night for Marseilles.
12 Are you going to Rome? I thought that you (go) to Milan.
13 My wife and I (talk) about you the other day.
14 When I first met him he (study) painting.
15 There was a strong smell and the sound of frying. Obviously Mrs Jones (cook) fish.
16 Tom ate nothing for lunch because he (diet). He said that he (try) to lose 10 kilos.
17 Who Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница you (talk) to on the telephone as I came in?
I (talk) to Mr Pitt.
18 As she (climb) the ladder it slipped sideways and she fell off it.
19 When I first met him he (work) in a restaurant.
20 He watched the children for a moment. Some of them (bathe) in the sea, others (look) for shells, others (play) in the sand.
21 Where he (live) when you saw him last?
22 She (stand) at the bus stop. I asked her what bus she (wait) for.
23 From the sounds it was clear that Mary (practise) the piano.
24 There had been an accident and Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница men (carry) the injured people to an ambulance.
25 Two men (fight) at a street comer and a policeman (try) to stop them. ~
What they (fight) about? ~
Nobody seemed to know.
26 Tom (sit) in a corner with a book. I told him that he (read) in very bad light.
27 I went into the garden to see what the boys (do). James (weed) and Alexander (cut) the grass.
28 They had taken off the wheel of the car and (mend) the puncture. I asked when it would be ready.
29 When I arrived at the meeting the first speaker had just finished speaking and Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница the audience (clap),
30 The traffic (make) so much noise that I couldn't hear what he (say).
31 While he (learn) to drive he had twenty-five accidents.
32 He had a bad fall while he (repair) his roof.
33 He was a little mad. He always (try) to prove that the earth was flat.
34 While we (fish) someone came to the house and left this note.
35 The exam had just begun and the candidates (write) their names at the top of their papers.
36 Just as I (wonder) what to do next, the phone rang.
The simple past and the past continuous
PEG Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница 175-81
Put the verbs in brackets into the simple past or the past continuous tense.
1 I lit the fire at 6.00 and it (bum) brightly when Tom came in at 7.00.
2 When I arrived the lecture had already started and the professor (write) on the overhead projector.
3 I (make) a cake when the light went out. I had to finish it in the dark.
4 I didn't want to meet Paul so when he entered the room I (leave).
5 Unfortunately when I arrived Ann just (leave), so we only had time for a few words.
6 He (watch) TV when the Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница phone rang. Very unwillingly he (turn) down the sound and (go) to answer it.
7 He was very polite. Whenever his wife entered the room he (stand) up.
8 The admiral (play) bowls when he received news of the invasion. He (insist) on finishing the game.
9 My dog (walk) along quietly when Mr Pitt's Pekinese attacked him.
10 When I arrived she (have) lunch. She apologized for starting without me but said that she always (lunch) at 12.30.
11 He always (wear) a raincoat and (carry) an umbrella when he walked to the office.
12 What you (think) of his last book? ~
I (like Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница) it very much.
13 I (share) a flat with him when we were students. He always (complain) about my untidiness.
14 He suddenly (realize) that he (travel) in the wrong direction.
15 He (play) the guitar outside her house when someone opened the window and (throw) out a bucket of water.
16 I just (open) the letter when the wind (blow) it out of my hand.
17 The burglar (open) the safe when he (hear) footsteps. He immediately (put) out his torch and (crawl) under the bed.
18 When I (look) for my passport I (find) this old photograph.
19 You looked very busy when I Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница (see) you last night. What you (do)?
20 The boys (play) cards when they (hear) their father's step. They immediately (hide)
the cards and (take) out their lesson books.
21 He (clean) his gun when it accidentally (go) off and (kill) him.
22 He (not allow) us to go out in the boat yesterday as a strong wind (blow).
23 As I (cross) the road I (step) on a banana skin and (fall) heavily.
24 I still (lie) on the road when I (see) a lorry approaching.
25 Luckily the driver (see) me and (stop) the lorry in time.
26 How you (damage) your car so Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница badly? ~
I (run) into a lamp-post yesterday. ~
I suppose you (drive) too quickly or were not looking where you (go).
27 As he (get) into the bus it (start) suddenly and he (fall) backwards on to the road.
28 I (call) Paul at 7.00 but it wasn't necessary because he already (get) up.
29 When he (mend) the fuse he (get) a very bad shock.
30 When I (hear) his knock I (go) to the door and (open) it, but I (not recognize) him at first because I (not wear) my glasses.
31 When I came in they (sit) round the Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница fire. Mr Pitt (do) a crossword puzzle, Mrs Pitt (knit), the others (read). Mrs Pitt (smile) at me and (say), 'Come and sit down.'
32 While the guests (dance) thieves (break) into the house and (steal) a lot of fur coats.
33 The next day, as they (know) that the police (look) for them, they (hide) the coats in
a wood and (go) off in different directions.
34 She was very extravagant. She always (buy) herself new clothes.
35 Her mother often (tell) her that she (spend) too much money but she never (listen).
36 Whenever the drummer (begin) practising, the people in the next flat Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница (bang) on
The simple past and the past continuous
Put the verbs in brackets into the simple past or past continuous tense.
1 Mr Smith never (wake) up in time in the mornings and always (get) into trouble for being late; so one day he (go) to town and (buy) an alarm clock.
2 To get home he (have to) go through a field where a bad-tempered bull usually (graze).
3 This bull normally (not chase) people unless something (make) him angry. Unfortunately, as Mr Smith (cross) the field, his alarm clock (go) off.
4 This (annoy) the bull, who immediately (begin Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница) to chase Mr Smith.
5 Mr Smith (carry) an open umbrella as it (rain) slightly. He (throw) the umbrella to the ground and (run) away as fast as he could.
6 The bull (stop) and (begin) to attack the umbrella. While he (do) this Mr Smith escaped.
7 When he (awake) she (sit) by the window. She (look) at something in the street, but when he (call) her she (turn) and (smile) at him.
8 Why you (interrupt) me just now? I (have) a very interesting conversation with Mr Pitt.
9 The murderer (carry) the corpse down the stairs when he (hear) a knock on Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница the door.
10 When I (look) through your books I (notice) that you have a copy of Murder in the Cathedral.
11 As they (walk) along the road they (hear) a car coming from behind them. Tom (turn) round and (hold) up his hand. The car (stop).
12 When I (arrive) at the station Mary (wait) for me. She (wear) a blue dress and (look) very pretty. As soon as she (see) me she (wave) and (shout) something, but I couldn't hear what she (say) because everybody (make) such a noise.
13 The prisoner (escape) by climbing the wall Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница of the garden where he (work). He (wear) blue overalls and black shoes.
14 She said that the car (travel) at 40 k.p.h. when it (begin) to skid.
15 She said that she (not like) her present flat and (try) to find another.
16 While he (make) his speech the minister suddenly (feel) faint. But someone (bring) him a glass of water and after a few minutes he (be able) to continue.
17 When I (see) him he (paint) a portrait of his wife. ~
You (like) it? ~
He only just (start) when I (see) it, so I couldn't judge.
18 I (take) my Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница friend to a murder trial the other day. ~
Who (be) tried?-
A man called Bill Sykes. ~
Was he acquitted? —
I don't know. They still (listen) to the evidence when we (leave).
19 I (be) sorry that I (have to) leave the party early, because I (enjoy) myself.
20 As we (come) here a policeman (stop) us. He (say) that he (look) for some stolen property and (ask) if he could search the car.
21 I (see) you yesterday from the bus. Why you (use) a stick? ~
I (use) a stick because I had hurt my leg that morning falling off Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница a horse. ~
Whose horse you (ride)?
22 The floor was covered with balls of wool. Obviously Mrs Pitt (knit) something.
23 Ann said that she (be) on holiday. I (say) that I (hope) that she (enjoy) herself.
24 While he (water) the flowers it (begin) to rain. He (put) up his umbrella and (go) on watering.
25 I just (write) a cheque when I (remember) that I (have) nothing in the bank.
26 I (find) this ring as I (dig) in the garden. It looks very old. I wonder who it (belong) to?
27 When I last (see) her she (hurry) along the road to the station. I Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница (ask) her where she (go) and she (say), 'London', but I don't think she (speak) the truth because there
(not be) any train for London at that time.
28 The tailor said, 'Your suit will be ready on Monday.' But when I (call) on Monday he still (work) on it.
29 The teacher (come) into the classroom unusually early and one of the boys, who (smoke) a cigarette, (have) no time to put it out. So he (throw) it into the desk and (hope) for the best.
30 A little later the teacher (notice) that smoke (rise) from this desk Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница.
'You (smoke) when I (come) in?' he (ask).
31 While I (swim) someone (steal) my clothes and I (have to) walk home in my swimsuit.
32 The men (say) that they (work) on the road outside my house and that they (want) some water to make tea.
33 He (say) that he (build) himself a house and that he (think) it would be ready in two years.
34 At 3 a.m. Mrs Pitt (wake) her husband and (say) that she (think) that someone (try) to get into the house.
35 Why you (lend) him that book? I still (read) it. ~
I'm sorry Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница. I (not know) that you still (read) it.
36 I (come) in very late last night and unfortunately the dog (wake) up and (start) to bark. This (wake) my mother who (come) to the top of the stairs and (say), 'Who is there?'
I (say). It is me,' but she (not hear) me because the dog (bark) so loudly, so she (go)
back to her room and (telephone) the police.
The present perfect tense
Put the verbs in brackets into the present perfect tense, and fill the spaces by repeating the auxiliary.
You (wash) the plates? ~
Have you washed the Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница plates? ~
Yes, I have.
You (see) him lately? ~
Have you seen him lately?~
No, I haven't.
1 Where you (be)? ~
I (be) to the dentist.
2 You (have) breakfast? ~
3 The post (come)? ~
Yes, it . . .
4 You (see) my watch anywhere? ~
No, I'm afraid I . . .
5 Someone (wind) the clock? ~
Yes, Tom . . .
6 I (not finish) my letter yet.
7 He just (go) out.
8 Someone (take) my bicycle.
9 The phone (stop) ringing.
10 You (hear) from her lately? -
11 I just (wash) that floor.
12 The cat (steal) the fish.
13 You (explain) the exercise? ~
14 There aren't any buses because the Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница drivers (go) on strike.
15 You (have) enough to eat? ~
Yes, I (have) plenty, thank you.
16 Charles (pass) his exam? ~
17 How many bottles the milkman (leave)? ~
He (leave) six.
18 I (live) here for ten years.
19 How long you (know) Mr Pitt? ~
I (know) him for ten years.
20 Would you like some coffee? I just (make) some.
21 Mary (water) the tomatoes? ~
Yes, I think she . . .
22 You (not make) a mistake? ~
No, I'm sure I . . .
23 Why you (not mend) the fuse? ~
I (not have) time.
24 You (dive) from the ten-metre board yet? ~
25 You ever (leave) a restaurant Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница without paying the bill? ~
26 I (ask) him to dinner several times.
27 He always (refuse).
28 You ever (ride) a camel?
29 I (buy) a new carpet. Come and look at it.
30 He (post) the letter?
31 Why he (not finish)? He (have) plenty of time.
32 I often (see) him but I never (speak) to him.
33 You ever (eat) caviar? ~
34 We just (hear) the most extraordinary news.
35 The police (recapture) the prisoners who escaped yesterday.
36 I (not pay) the telephone bill yet.
The present perfect and the simple past
PEG 175-7, 182-9
(a) Fill the spaces by repeating the auxiliary used in the Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница question, putting it into the negative where necessary.
(b) Put the verb in brackets into the present perfect or the simple past tense.
Have you seen that play? (a) Yes, I . . .
Yes, I have.
(b) Yes, I (be) there last night.
Yes, I was there last night.
1 Have you wound the clock? (a) Yes, I . . .
(b) Yes, I (wind) it on Monda
2 Have you ever eaten snails? (a) No, I . . .
(b) Yes, I (eat) some at Tom's party last week.
3 Has she fed the dog? (a) Yes, I think she . . .
(b) Yes, she (feed) him before lunch.
4 Have they repaired Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница the road? (a) No, they . . .
(b) They only (repair) part of it so far.
5 Have they done their homework? (a) Yes, they (do) it all.
(b) Yes, they (do) it before they left school.
6 Have you found the matches? (a) No, I . . .
(b) No, I (not find) them yet.
7 Have you made the coffee? (a) Yes, I ...
(b) I (make) some yesterday: we can use that.
8 Have you been here before? (a) No, I ...
(b) Yes, I (be) here several times.
9 Have you seen him lately? (a) No, I . . .
(b) No, I (not see) him since Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница Christmas.
10 Have you been to the opera this (a) Yes, I . . .
(b) Yes, I (go) to Faust on Friday.
11 Have you ever driven this car? (a) Yes, I (drive) it once or twice.
(b) Yes, I (drive) it when you were away.
12 Has he missed his train? (a) No, he ....
(b) Yes, he . . . It (go) five minutes ago.
13 Have they been through
Customs? (a) Yes, they . . .
(b) Yes, their luggage (be) examined at Dover.
14 Hashe spoken to her? (a) Yes, he . . .
(b) Yes, he (speak) to her on Friday.
15 Have you spent all your money? (a) No, I only (spend) half of Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница it.
(b) Yes, 1...
16 How much have you saved (a) I (not save) anything.
since Christmas? (b) I (save) Ј3.
17 Has his temperature gone down? (a) No, it . . .
(b) Yes, it (go) down last night.
18 Have you seen his garden? (a) No, I (not see) it yet.
(b) I (see) the house on Monday but I (not see)
19 Have you paid the bill? (a) Yes, I...
(b) Yes, I (pay) it while you were away.
20 Have you ever flown a plane? (a) No, I . . .
(b) Yes, I (fly) when I was at university.
21 Has your dog ever Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница bitten anyone? (a) Yes, he (bite) a policeman
(b) Yes, he (bite) me twice.
22 Have you planted your peas? (a) Yes, I (plant) them on
(b) No, 1... yet.
23 Has he written to the paper? (a) Yes, he . . .
(b) Yes, he (write) at once.
24 Have you ever drunk vodka? (a) No, 1...
(b) I (drink) it once in Russia but I (not drink) it
The present perfect and the simple past
Put the verbs in brackets into the present perfect or the simple past tense. In some sentences the present perfect continuous (PEG 190) is also possible.
1 This is my house Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница. ~
How long you (live) here? ~
I (live) here since 1970.
2 He (live) in London for two years and then (go) to Edinburgh.
3 You (wear) your hair long when you were at school? ~
Yes, my mother (insist) on it.
4 But when I (leave) school I (cut) my hair and (wear) it short ever since.
5 Shakespeare (write) a lot of plays.
6 My brother (write) several plays. He just (finish) his second tragedy.
7 I (fly) over Loch Ness last week. ~
You (see) the Loch Ness monster?
8 I (not see) him for three years. I wonder where he is.
9 He (not smoke) for two Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница weeks. He is trying to give it up.
10 Chopin (compose) some of his music in Majorca.
11 When he (arrive)? ~
He (arrive) at 2.00.
12 You (lock) the door before you left the house?
13 I (read) his books when I was at school. I (enjoy) them very much.
14 I can't go out because I (not finish) my work.
15 I never (drink) whisky. ~
Well, have some now.
16 I (write) the letter but I can't find a stamp.
17 The clock is slow. ~
It isn't slow, it (stop).
18 Here are your shoes; I just (clean) them.
19 I (leave) home at 8.00 and Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница (get) here at twelve.
20 I (do) this sort of work when I (be) an apprentice.
21 He just (go) out.
22 He (go) out ten minutes ago.
23 You (have) breakfast yet? ~
Yes, I (have) it at 8.00.
24 I (meet) him last June.
25 You (see) the moon last night?
26 The concert (begin) at 2.30 and (last) for two hours. Everyone (enjoy) it very much.
27 The play just (begin). You are a little late.
28 The newspaper (come)? ~
Yes, Ann is reading it.
29 The actors (arrive) yesterday and (start) rehearsals early this morning.
30 It (be) very cold this year. I wonder when it is going to get Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница warmer.
31 Cervantes (write) Don Quixote.
32 We (miss) the bus. Now we'll have to walk.
33 He (break) his leg in a skiing accident last year.
34 Mr Pound is the bank manager. He (be) here for five years.
35 Mr Count (work) as a cashier for twenty-five years. Then he (retire) and (go) to live in the country.
36 You (be) here before? ~
Yes, I (spend) my holidays here last year. ~
You (have) a good time? ~
No, it never (stop) raining.
The present perfect and the simple past
Put the verbs in brackets into the present perfect or simple past tense. Fill the Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница spaces by repeating the auxiliary used in the preceding verb.
You (see) Mary on Monday? ~
Did you see Mary on Monday?'
Yes, I did.
1 Where is Tom?-
I (not see) him today, but he (tell) Mary that he'd be in for dinner.
2 I (buy) this in Bond Street. ~
How much you (pay) for it? ~
I (pay) Ј100.
3 Where you (find) this knife? ~
I (find) it in the garden. ~
Why you (not leave) it there?
4 I (lose) my black gloves. You (see) them anywhere? ~
No, I'm afraid 1.... When you last (wear) them? ~
I (wear) them Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница at the theatre last night. ~
Perhaps you (leave) them at the theatre.
5 Do you know that lady who just (leave) the shop? ~
Yes, that is Miss Thrift. Is she a customer of yours? ~
Not exactly. She (be) in here several times but she never (buy) anything.
6 He (leave) the house at 8.00. ~
Where he (go)? ~
I (not see) where he (go).
7 He (serve) in the First World War. ~
When that war (begin)? ~
It (begin) in 1914 and (last) for four years.
8 Who you (vote) for at the last election? ~
I (vote) for Mr Pitt. ~
He (not be) elected, (be) he? ~
No, he Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница (lose) his deposit.
9 You (like) your last job? ~
I (like) it at first but then I (quarrel) with my employer and he (dismiss) me. ~
How long you (be) there? ~
I (be) there for two weeks.
10 I (not know) that you (know) Mrs Pitt. How long you (know) her? ~
I (know) her for ten years.
11 That is Mr Minus, who teaches me mathematics, but he (not have) time to teach me much. I only (be) in his class for a week.
12 You (hear) his speech on the radio last night? ~
Yes, I . . . ~
What you (think) of it?
13 I Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница (not know) that you (be) here. You (be) here long? ~
Yes, I (be) here two months. ~
You (be) to the Cathedral? ~
Yes, I (go) there last Sunday.
14 You ever (try) to give up smoking? ~
Yes, I (try) last year, but then I (find) that I was getting fat so I (start) again.
15 You (see) today's paper? ~
No, anything interesting (happen)?
Yes, two convicted murderers (escape) from the prison down the road.
16 Mary (feed) the cat? ~
Yes, she (feed) him before lunch. ~
What she (give) him? ~
She (give) him some fish.
17 How long you (know) your new assistant? ~
I (know) him for Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница two years. ~
What he (do) before he (come) here? ~
I think he (be) in prison.
18 I (not see) your aunt recently. ~
No. She (not be) out of her house since she (buy) her colour TV.
19 The plumber(be)here yet? ~
Yes, but he only (stay) for an hour. ~
What he (do) in that time? ~
He (turn) off the water and (empty) the tank.
20 Where you (be)?
I (be) out in a yacht. ~
You (enjoy) it? ~
Yes, very much. We (take) part in a race. ~
You (win)? ~
No, we (come) in last.
21 How long that horrible monument Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница (be) there? ~
It (be) there six months. Lots of people (write) to the Town Council asking them to take it away but so far nothing (be) done.
22 I just (be) to the film War and Peace. You (see) it? ~
No, 1.... Is it like the book? ~
I (not read) the book. ~
I (read) it when I (be) at school. ~
When Tolstoy (write) it? ~
He (write) it in 1868. ~
He (write) anything else?
23 Hannibal (bring) elephants across the Alps. ~
Why he (do) that? ~
He (want) to use them in battle.
24 Where you (be)? ~
I (be) to the dentist. ~
He (take) out your bad tooth Part 2 could and wasable 2 страница? ~
Yes, he . . . ~
25 She (say) that she'd phone me this morning, but it is now 12.30 and she (not phone)
26 I just (receive) a letter saying that we (not pay) this quarter's electricity bill. I (not give) you the money for that last week? ~
Yes, you . . . but I'm afraid I (spend) it on something else.
27 How long you (be) out of work? ~
I'm not out of work now. I just (start) a new job. ~
How you (find) the job? ~
I (answer) an advertisement in the paper.