Pre-Intermediate Level >> Grammar Worksheets >> Present Perfect practice. Gap fill and follow-up exercise.

George Richards


Complete the text. Use the present perfect or the past simple.

Film maker George Richards has been (be) interested in the cinema since he _____ (be) a small child. He _____ (make) his first film when he _______ (be) just twelve years old. He is now almost forty and he _________ (make) thirty films. George loves travelling. His work _______ (take) him all over the world. He ________ (be) to Africa, India, Australia, China, the USA and South America. Last year, he _______ (visit) Russia for the first time. George is married to the singer Kathy Burke. They ________ (be) married for ten years. They live with their two children on the Greek island of Kos. They _______ (buy) a house on the island in 1987 and they __________ (live) there since then.

Complete these questions and answers.

How long has George been interested in the cinema?

- Since he was a small child

When ______________ his first film?

- When he was 12.

How many films ____________?

- 30

____________________ to Russia?

- Yes, he has.

When _______________ there?

- He went there last year.

When ______ George and Kathy ______ married?

- Ten years ago.

How long _____________ on Kos?

- since 1987. Premium

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