Grammar Exercise: Present Simple/Continuous, Past Simple: Letter Gap Fill


Fill in the spaces with either present simple, past simple or present continuous. Don't use contractions.

Dear Mary

How are you. I (1)  (receive) your letter last week. Thank you for the recipe for the cake I (2)  (ask) for. I made it last week and it (3)  (be) very nice. I now (4)  (have) a new job in a supermarket in the city centre.I go there every day at 3 o'clock in the afternoon and (5)  (work) there till 10 o'clock in the evening. I am very happy because my sister (6)  (work) there too so we travel to and from work together. I (7)  (get) my first wages last week and I went shopping immediately! I (8)  (buy) a new stereo for my bedroom. It is gold and black and (9)  (look) very nice. My brother (10)  (come) to stay with me for a few days next week. He (11)  (arrive) on Saturday so I am going to collect him from the station. After I collect him, we are going to that Mexican restaurant near the park. (12)  (you/want?) to come with us? You can (13)  (call) me to tell me if you want to come or not. John told me that you (14)  (pass) your Spanish exam last month. Congratulations. (15)  (be?) difficult? You know that I (16)  (be) terrible at languages but you are better. (17)  (you/go?) to visit Spain for your next holiday so you can practice it?

Please write to me soon with all your news, Mary.

All the best


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