(to write, not to finish). He … necessary material for it, and now he … in the library. (to collect, to work)
It‟s Sunday morning. On Sundays we usually … to the country. (to go) I must be ready by nine o‟clock as my friends are to call for me at 9 sharp. I … already … my bed and … the floor. (to do, to sweep) Now I … my hair: I … and … it, and I … a scarlet band round my head. (to do, to brush, to comb, to put) Looking into the mirror I see that I … pretty well with this new hairdo. (to look) I … to the kitchen to have breakfast. (to go) My mother … it for the two of us. (to cook) We … at the kitchen-table. (to sit down) While Mother … the coffee into our cups, I … some sandwiches. (to pour, to prepare) “What … your plans for today?” Mother asks me. (to be) “We haven‟t made up our minds yet.” “I think you‟d better go to some place near the sea,” Mother says.
5. Open the brackets using the verbs in the Present Perfect or Past Simple.
He (to be) abroad five years ago.
You (to be) in the Caucasus last year?
They (to leave) England when he (to be) still a child.
He (not yet to come) back.
He (to go) already?
When you (to see) him last?
I (not to see) him for ages.
His health (to improve) greatly since I (to see) him last.
Last night I (to feel) tired and (to go) to bed very early.
Where you (to spend) your holidays?
You ever (to spend) your holidays in the Crimea?
While traveling in the Crimea I (to meet) your friend.
I never (to visit) that place.
He (to visit) that place last year.
I just (to get) a letter from Tom.
You (to take) any photographs while traveling in the south?
6. Open the brackets using the verbs in one of the future tenses: Present Simple, Present Continuous, Present Perfect, Present Perfect Continuous.
He (to run) now. He (to run) for ten minutes without any rest.
What they (to do) now? – They (to work) in the reading-room. They (to work) there for already three hours.
Where he (to be) now? – He (to be) in the garden. He (to play) volley-ball with his friends. They (to play) since breakfast time.
I (to live) in St.Petersburg. I (to live) in St.Petersburg since 1990.
What you (to do)? – I (to read) for already two hours. I already (to read) sixty pages.
This man (to be) a writer. He (to write) books. He (to write) books since he was a young man. He already (to write) eight books.
What you (to do) here since morning?
Lena is a very good girl. She always (to help) her mother about the house. Today she (to help) her mother since morning. They already (to wash) the floor and (to dust) the furniture. Now they (to cook) dinner together.
This is the factory where my father (to work). He (to work) here for fifteen years.
You (to find) your note-book? – No! I still (to look) for it. I already (to look) for it for two hours, but (not yet to find) it.
You (to play) with a ball for already three hours. Go home and your homework.