Intermediate Level >> Error Correction Worksheets >> Students in pairs or groups look at different ways of expressing the past in English and attempt to 'buy' only those sentences they think are correct.

The Past


Where are the mistakes:

1. He was working in Vienna when he met his wife

2. I have been to England four years ago

3. I have lost my keys again

4. I read a book and then I was going to sleep

5. I watched TV when suddenly the telephone was ringing

6. I've been reading an interesting book about Polish mushrooms recently

7. My daughter has been cutting her hand today. We had to take her to the hospital

8. My mother visited Paris first and then she visited Madrid

9. Shakespeare has written over twenty plays

10. The train was leaving when I was arriving at the station and I was very angry

11. When I arrived at the station, the train had already left

12. When Tom got home, Jane cooked dinner

13. When Tom got home, Jane had cooked dinner

14. Where have you been yesterday? I couldn't find you

15. I know Simon for twenty three years. Premium

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