GRAMMAR 1 – Simple tenses


1. Click on the verbs from the text that are in one of the four simple tenses. 


2. Translate the following sentence into English

2.2. Clear up your doubts by reading the analysis of each translation

Speak your grammar

3. Complete the sentences with the correct simple tense.

Exam practice

4. Choose the correct option (A,B,C,D) to complete the text.

As a psychologist, I meet all (1) _____ of people, which is one of the hardest parts of the job. I will be telling you about my first patient in all the exam practice exercises on this course. If I remember right, my first patient was John, who considered himself a talkative and (2) _______ man. He came to my office because he was going (3)______ a bad patch. He had lost his job, so he had to move in with his parents, which was having a negative (4) _____ on his mood. It meant a big change to him, so I had to work really (5)_______ to make him (6)_______ again. After a few therapy sessions, he was having a better outlook on life and he promised that he would never feel depressed again.

Exam practice

5- Read the text below and think of the word that best fits each gap. Use only one word in each gap.