Les conti­nuous tenses

Vocable (Anglais) - - Grammaire -

1 Rem­plis­sez les blancs en conju­guant le verbe entre pa­ren­thèses. At­ten­tion, cer­tains verbes sont à un temps conti­nu, d’autres non.

John (1) .......................... (help) his son to build a new house but on the se­cond day he (2) .......................... (fall) down a lad­der and (3) .......................... (fi­nish) up in hos­pi­tal. He was di­sap­poin­ted that he couldn’t conti­nue to help him as they (4) .................................... (plan) the work for se­ve­ral months.

An­na was not hap­py when her boy­friend (5) .......................... (ar­rive). She (6) .................................... (wait) for over an hour. In fact, when he ar­ri­ved she (7) .......................... (put) on her coat and was about to leave the res­tau­rant.

Ja­son is not in the of­fice. He (8) .......................... (work) from home today. He (9) .................................... (at­tend) mee­tings all week and (10) .......................... (need) to catch up on some ad­mi­nis­tra­tive tasks. 2 Com­plé­tez les phrases avec have/has ou had. 1. I am ti­red. I ………… .. been wor­king hard all day.

2. It star­ted to rain while we were playing. We ………… .. on­ly been playing for 10 mi­nutes.

3. I don’t want any­thing else to eat. We ………… .. been ea­ting all day!

4. She ………… .. been loo­king for a new house for se­ve­ral months but can’t find any­thing in her price range.

5. They ………… .. been ho­ping to move to Lon­don but have de­ci­ded to stay in Lu­ton for the mo­ment.

6. So­meone ………… .. been smo­king in here. I can smell ci­ga­rettes.

7. I ………… .. been wor­king here for over ten years. I feel it’s time for a change.

8. We were ex­haus­ted by the time we got there. We ………… .. been tra­vel­ling for 36 hours.

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