Five tenses – more exercises

About half a year ago I published a post where I tried to explain the usage of 5 different tenses. About 71,000 people have viewed this post but several complained that there was not enough practice. That is why I have decided to reintroduce this topic and add three more quizzes to practise the five tenses. So here we go!

Five tenses – mind map

Study the following mind map. There I try to explain the usage of the following tenses: Present simple, present perfect simple, present continuous, be going to and past simple.

Five tenses mind map

And if you think you understand the grammar, it is time to try the quiz.

Five tenses – quiz

You can choose either the print version of the quiz or the digital version of the quiz.
You can download the word document here and you can edit it in any way you like. The key is included.

Cloze exercises

If you prefer the interactive version of the same quiz, you can find it down here.

Five tenses – full screen quiz

If you would like to do more practice, you can go to British Council site and try several more exercises there.

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This Post Has 9 Comments

  1. Baais Khan Dr.


  2. mohamed mejraoui

    Is the best website for learning English and development of my skills in this language, English. Thank you for your teaching and for your advice. I wish to speak English very well

  3. sangita sharma

    Its informative interactive

  4. Fernando

    Really useful post. I will adapt this content to the spanish lessons I am elaborating with your allowance 🙂

  5. Gayane Arstamyan

    Thank you! I’ll give them to my students and see how it works:-)

  6. Zdenda

    You certainly can.

  7. Laddi

    I want to start it from beginning. Can anyone please tell me how to proceed for better understanding. I be thankful to you

  8. Larissa Chagulova

    How can I check the mistakes?

  9. Zdenda

    I am afraid, you can´t at the moment. I have to change the setting of the quiz. Thank you for contacting me.

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