Pre-Intermediate Level >> Grammar Worksheets >> Worksheet to practice the use of these three words often used in conjunction with the present perfect. Note that there are often quite big differences between how British and American speakers use these words.
Just, Yet, Already
Fill in the spaces below using either JUST, YET or ALREADY. Sometimes, there are two possible answers.
1. Don't come in here with those muddy shoes! I've JUST cleaned this floor.
2. Have you finished that composition for History class YET/ALREADY?
3. I don't want to go to see "Alien 9" at the cinema again. I've ALREADY (JUST is possible but unlikely) seen it twice!
4. I'm sorry. You have JUST missed Katie. She went out to get some milk at the supermarket two minutes ago.
5. Nothing for me. I've JUST/ALREADY eaten.
6. You can't have ALREADY finished your dinner. You must be starving!
7. "Have you called Yasmin to wish her luck for the exam today?" "No, not YET. I'll do it now!"
8. I haven't been waiting long. Don't worry! I have JUST arrived myself.
9. Yes, I know David. We have ALREADY been introduced. It was at a party last week. (JUST probably not possible as "last week" is not "just")
10. Kathy knows all about pizza and pasta, don't you Kathy. You've JUST returned from a month in Umbria.