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Past Tense And Future Tense

RED LEVEL – EXERCISE

past tense vs. future tense

 

Contrast the past tense with the future tense.

Directions for Part 1: Complete each past tense question and answer with the correct main verb or the helping verb and the main verb. Some are negative.

1. Where _______ he ________? (go)

2. He ________ to work. (go)

3. What _______ you ________ yesterday? (do)

4. I ________ _______ anything. (do — negative)

5. _______ she in school yesterday? (be)

6. Yes, she _______. (be)

7. ________ they ________ dinner yet? (have)

8. No, they ________. (have — negative)

9. How long _______ the trip ________? (take)

10. It ________ four hours. (take)

Directions for Part 2: Complete each future tense question and answer with the correct main verb or the helping verb and the main verb. Some are negative.

1. When _______ he ________? (

2. He _______ ________ early. (go)

3.  _______ you ________ your homework tonight? (do)

4. No, I ________ ________ time to do it.  (have– negative)

5. _______ she _______ school today? (be)

6. Yes, she _______.

7. What time ________ they ________ dinner? (have)

8. They _______ ________ at around 6:00. (eat)

9. How long _______ the trip ________? (take)

10. It ________ ________ very long. Maybe four hours. (take — negative)

Answers: 1. did…go; 2. went; 3. did….do; 4. didn’t do; 5. Was; 6. was; 7. Did…have; 8. didn’t; 9. did…take; 10. took

1. will…go; 2. will go; 3. Will…do; 4. won’t have; 5. Will…be; 6. will; 7. wil…have; 8. will eat; 9. will…take; 10. won’t take

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