Past Simple or Present Perfect Exercises

Mixed perfect and Simple Past Exercises

Exercise 1: READ the text and complete the questions below by dragging the words to make questions in the Past Simple or Present Perfect Tense

Hi.  I’m Mark Swain.  I’m an English teacher and I live in London.  I started teaching many, many years ago, in 1980.  I came to London in 1991 to find a job and I’m still here!  I got married in 2005 to my wife, Jane.  I first met Jane in 1998.  In 2005, we found a small apartment in the centre of London.  We were very happy and lived there for 5 years.  But, as our family grew bigger and bigger, we moved to a larger house outside the centre of London 10 years ago. We have 3 children, Luke (17), Liam (15) and Leona (12).

Exercise 2: True or False Exercise

Are these sentences CORRECT or INCORRECT?  If the sentence is correct, click TRUE.  If the sentence is incorrect, click FALSE.

Click on the Check button after every answer to check if your answer is correct or incorrect.

More Exercises at B1 / Intermediate Level:
Present Perfect or Past Simple (50 questions & answers): Multiple Choice Exercise
Multiple Choice Exercise: Present Perfect or Past Simple 
Multiple Choice Exercise: Mixed Time Words with the Present Perfect and Past Simple
Multiple Choice Exercise: For / Since / Ago 

Learn the Grammar & Rules:
Grammar Rules and Form of the Present Perfect in English.
Time Words for the Present Perfect and Past Simple Tenses
Difference Between Since, For & Ago

  20 Irregular Past Verbs BeginnerPresent Continuous Or Simple + Jobs Words   


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