Present Perfect Simple – Present Perfect Continuous – Past Simple

  1. How long you (be) interested in books?
  2. I think I (like) reading books since I (start) secondary school.
  3. Really? And how you (become) interested in reading?
  4. Well, I (not want) to eat and I (use to) ask my grandma to read a story for me while I was eating. And this is how I (start)  to see how entertaining the books were.
  5. So you (read) for a long time… How many books you (read) so far?
  6. I couldn’t tell that! Who’d count the books?! I (read) a lot and I also (like) a lot.
  7. What kind of books you (like)?
  8. When I (be) a teenager I (like) adventure books, but for some time I (study) science books.

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Past Simple – Present Perfect Simple – exercitii

  1. I think the manager (decide) for all the employees to meet him.
  2. He (call) everybody some time ago.
  3. He (not talk) to his personal assistant yet.
  4. His personal assistant (come) to work today?
  5. She (arrive) even earlier than 9 a.m.
  6. She (arrange) some meetings for the manager the moment she (arrive).
  7. I guess she (not send) all the invitations so far because she (not have) time.
  8. She (send) them a minute ago.
  9. How long it (take) her to type the emails?
  10. She types very quickly. She (learn) how to type quickly when she (be) in high-school.

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Past Simple – Past Continuous – exercitii

1. “What you (do) when I (call) you yesterday?”

2. “I (be) very busy… I (dust) the furniture.”

3. “Why you (dust) it?”

4. “Because I (have to)…”

5. “You also (clean) the house?”

6. “Of course… But it (not be) so bad because while I (clean), I (listen) to music.”

7. “Really? I (not think) about that! I’ll do that, too.”

8. “The only problem (be) when I (use) the vacuum cleaner, because  I (cannot) hear very well… I have a very noisy vacuum cleaner.”

9. “Now I understand why you (not answer) when I (phone) you.”

10.” Well…that, or… music  itself… I guess I (listen)  to really loud music…. Sorry…”


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Exercitii Present Simple – Present Continuous

Exercitii Present Simple / Present Continuous (avansati)


  1. You (see) what I (see) there??
  2. What? Oh, it’s a UFO!
  3. Look! Some aliens (get off) it.
  4. You (understand) anything? Why they (be) here?
  5. I (not understand)…. Maybe they (meet) somebody today.
  6. But who they (meet)?
  7. You (want) to go there and ask them?
  8. I (be) afraid they (may) catch us.
  9. What you (think) they (can) do to us?
  10. I (not know)… Listen! You (hear) that sound?
  11. Yes, I (guess) they (take off) now.
  12. They (leave) here those two aliens who have just got off?
  13. It (seem) that they (be) some scientists and they (do) some research for the moment.
  14. Hey, John! What you (think) about?
  15. Nothing…. I (dream) with my eyes open….

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Cum punem intrebari in engleza

Folosind explicatia de aici cum-punem-intrebari-in-engleza, tradu urmatoarele intrebari:

  1. Ce citesti in seara asta?
  2. Ce s-a intamplat acum o ora?
  3. Cati prieteni ti-ai facut pana acum?
  4. De cat timp gatesti?
  5. Cine se uită la un documentar deseară?
  6. Au de gand sa se hotarasca ce vor?
  7. Erati acolo cand s-a intamplat accidentul?
  8. Ar trebui ca noi toti sa visam la o lume mai buna?
  9. Stiai (puteai) sa scrii cand te-ai dus la scoala?
  10. Cine s-ar putea sa vina la club?
  11. Ce formatii au venit la concert?
  12. Ai suficient timp liber?

Traducerea intrebarilor de mai sus:

Concordanta timpurilor in engleza

Concordanta timpurilor



Verbul din propozitia principala este la prezent:


ð     orice timp cere sensul a ceea ce vrei sa transmiti


He says Columbus discovered America.

He says he has caught a cold.

He says he is just going out.

He says he goes to the seaside every summer.

He says he is going to prepare a nice meal for his girlfriend.

He says he will bring me the book tomorrow.


Verbul din propozitia principala este la trecut :


ð     anterioritatea


He said he had already finished all the preparations for the party by noon.


ð     simultaneitatea


He said he broke the plate when he washed it.

He said he broke the plate while he was washing it.


He said he finished all the preparations for the party at noon.


ð     posterioritatea


He said he would bring me that book the next day.


He said he will bring me that book tomorrow.


Observatie: daca avem un adevar general-valabil, o lege fizica/chimica/a naturii:


He said the Earth is round.

He said water freezes at zero degrees.


Verbul din propozitia principala este la viitor :


Intezis viitorul in subordonata circumstantiala de timp (when, as soon as, before, after…)


ð     anterioritatea


You’ll go out when / after / as soon as you have done your job.


When are you going to learn all these?


ð     simultaneitatea


I’ll be working on my project while she‘ll be having fun on the beach.