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A - Conjugate the verb in parentheses using the form indicated.

In the
case of questions, use the indicated subject as well.
1. How long ______ (he / live) in New Jersey?
2. Peter ______ (not play) baseball since 1987.
3. I ______ (speak) Russian for twenty years.
4. We _____ (not see) Tom since Christmas.
5. ________ (Alan / fly) in an airplane before?
6. Shannon _____ (not / go) to lunch yet.
7. Our class _____ (take) a field trip three times this year.
8. Where _____ (they / move) to?
9. Jennifer _____ (ask) that question four times today.

You _____ (not eat) lunch yet, have you?

Jason _____ (want) to move to New York since he was five
years old.

How long _____ (they / know) Peter?


Alexandra _____ (work) for IBM since 2002.


Jeff _____ (buy) a few books this week.


Sally ______ (not read) that book yet.


_____ (they / leave) for work yet?


Bill _____ (not / drive) very far today.


We _____ (enjoy) eating seafood all of our lives.


_____ (he / watch) the documentary yet?


I _____ (not / finish) the job yet.

B- Choose the correct time expression used with the present perfect
1. They have lived in that house (since / for) ten years.

2. She has (just / yet) gone to the bank.

3. Franklin hasn't arrived in Boston (yet / already)
4. We have worked at this company (since / for) 2008.
5. Jason hasn't telephoned me (since / for) two weeks.
6. How (long / much) have you known Susan?
7. They've (already / yet) studied the past simple tense.
8. Our mothers have (just / yet) left for the station.
9. The President has traveled to more than twenty countries (since
/ for) he was elected.

Thomas hasn't had time to read the book (just / yet).


Alice has told me she's (yet / already) been to that park.


My daughter's (just / since) finished her homework.


Have they (already / yet) spoken to Mr. Peters?


I've (just / for) interviewed the best candidate for the job.


Our coach hasn't chosen the starting team (already / yet).

Bob and Tim have (already / yet) decided where they are
going on vacation.

Have you purchased the new computer (just / yet)?

Sam has wanted to go to Japan (for / since) he was a little

Jason hasn't worked here (since / for) very long.


Our boss has (just / yet) hired a new engineer.

CDid you like the movie "Star Wars?"

B: I don't know. I (see, never)

that movie.

2. Sam (arrive)

in San Diego a week ago.

3. My best friend and I (know)

each other for over fifteen

years. We still get together once a week.

4. Stinson is a fantastic writer. He (write)

ten very creative

short stories in the last year. One day, he'll be as famous as

5. I (have, not)

6. Things (change)

first (start)

this much fun since I (be)

a kid.

a great deal at Coltech, Inc. When we

working here three years ago, the company

(have, only)

six employees. Since then, we (expand)

to include more than 2000 full-time workers.

7. I (tell)

he (wander)

him to stay on the path while he was hiking, but

off into the forest and (be)

bitten by

a snake.
8. Listen Donna, I don't care if you (miss)

the bus this

morning. You (be)

late to work too many times. You are

9. Sam is from Colorado, which is hundreds of miles from the coast, so
he (see, never)

the ocean. He should come with us to

10. How sad! George (dream)

of going to California before

he died, but he didn't make it. He (see, never)

the ocean.

11. In the last hundred years, traveling (become)


easier and very comfortable. In the 19th century, it (take)

two or three months to cross North America by covered wagon. The
trip (be)

very rough and often dangerous. Things (change)

a great deal in the last hundred and fifty years. Now you
can fly from New York to Los Angeles in a matter of hours.
12. Jonny, I can't believe how much you (change)

last time I (see)

13. This tree (be)

you. You (grow)

since the

at least a foot!

planted by the settlers who (found)

our city over four hundred years ago.

14. This mountain (be, never)

mountaineers (try)


climbed by anyone. Several

to reach the top, but nobody (succeed,

. The climb is extremely difficult and many people


trying to reach the summit.

15. I (visit, never)

Africa, but I (travel)

South America several times. The last time I (go)

America, I (visit)

to South

Brazil and Peru. I (spend)

weeks in the Amazon, (hike)

and (fly)



for a week near Machu Picchu,

over the Nazca Lines.

DSince computers were first introduced to the public in the early

1980's, technology (change)
a great deal. The first
computers (be)

simple machines designed for basic tasks.

They (have, not)

much memory and they (be, not)

very powerful. Early computers were often quite expensive

and customers often (pay)
machines which actually (do)

thousands of dollars for

very little. Most computers

separate, individual machines used mostly as

expensive typewriters or for playing games.

Times (change)

. Computers (become)


machines with very practical applications. Programmers (create)

a large selection of useful programs which do everything
from teaching foreign languages to bookkeeping. We are still playing
video games, but today's games (become)
faster, more
exciting interactive adventures. Many computer users (get, also)
on the Internet and (begin)
with other computer users around the world. We (start)
create international communities online. In short, the simple,
individual machines of the past (evolve)
into an
international World Wide Web of knowledge.