Purple Level Quiz #12: look / watch / see   WRITE

Directions: The verbs “look,” “watch,” and “see” are similar in some ways and different in others. Complete the sentences and questions below with one of these three verbs. Pay attention to the verb tenses indicated in parentheses.

1. She watches a lot of TV at night. (present tense)

2. Did you have a chance to look at the newspaper this morning? (infinitive)

3. Do you see that bird in the tree over there? It’s a cardinal. (present tense)

4. Looking at the sun for too long is bad for your eyes. (gerund)

5. The doctor will see you in a few minutes. (future tense)

6. Can I watch you while you do that? I want to learn how to make pancackes. (can)

7. Look! There’s a full moon tonight. (imperative)

8. Try not to watch the clock when you’re sitting in class. The teacher doesn’t like it. (infinitive)

9. Have you seen that new movie yet? (present perfect tense)

10. Robert has a new girlfriend. He has been seeing her for the last six months. (present perfect continuous tense)

11. Can you watch my kids for a minute. I have to go to the restroom. (can)

12. We were looking at cars all day today. (past continuous tense)

13. Be careful of that man. He is looking for trouble. (present continuous tense)

14. Sophia didn’t see the other car coming, so she got into an accident. (past tense — negative)

15. Are you looking for your keys? They’re right here. (present continuous tense)

16. How long has she been watching TV today? (present perfect continuous tense)

17. The police are looking for a man driving a silver Toyota Corolla. (present continuous tense)

18. Didn’t George see his friends yesterday? I thought he did. (past tense — negative)

19. Has he seen a dentist for his toothache? (present perfect tense)

20. That tree doesn’t look very healthy. (present tense — negative)


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