Verb Conjugation Exercises

Verb Training 6 – Mixed Tenses

Write the following sentences in the positive, using the short form where possible

We didn’t meet him. ➡️  We met him.
She hasn’t been to Greece. ➡️  She’s been to Greece.

1. He didn’t come home yesterday.
2. I won’t be late.
3. You didn’t forget to phone him.
4. I haven’t done my homework.
5. They didn’t tell us.
6. She didn’t give me the money..
7. We didn’t sit down.
8. He doesn’t speak Portuguese.
9. We won’t be leaving tonight.
10. She didn’t take a quick nap.
11. I haven’t sent him an email.
12. She won’t tell me.
13. It doesn’t cost a lot of money.
14. He doesn’t agree with me.
15. I didn’t carry my bag upstairs.
16. They won’t be working all weekend.
17. She hasn’t stopped smoking.
18. I won’t fix it.
19. She didn’t drink her orange juice.
20. He didn’t wear his new baseball cap.


1. He came home yesterday.

2. I’ll be late.

3. You forgot to phone him.

4. I’ve done my homework.

5. They told us.

6. She gave me the money..

7. We sat down.

8. He speaks Portuguese.

9. We’ll be leaving tonight.

10. She took a quick nap.

11. I’ve sent him an email.

12. She’ll tell me.

13. It costs a lot of money.

14. He agrees with me.

15. I carried my bag upstairs.

16. They’ll be working all weekend.

17. She’s stopped smoking.

18. I’ll fix it.

19. She drank her orange juice.

20. He wore his new baseball cap.

Verb Conjugation Exercises, Verb Drills

Verb Training (5) – Past Simple Questions

Change these past simple sentences into questions.

You spoke to him. → Did you speak to him?

1. He grew up in Kenya.
2. She caught the bus.
3. We sorted out the invitations.
4. He accepted the job.
5. She was born in France.
6. You walked home.
7. I didn’t tell you.
8. You lied to me.
9. I made a mistake.
10. They did the shopping.
11. It was funny.
12. They brought the cake.
13. It mattered.
14. It was a good idea.
15. They met her parents.
16. We ran out of paper.
17. You weren’t surprised.
18. He used to smoke.
19. He forgot the meeting.
20. You cut your finger.
21. He didn’t give you the book.
22. She sold her business.
23. You didn’t hear the news.
24. You meant to do it.
25. They fell in love.


1. Did he grow up in Kenya?
2. Did she catch the bus?
3. Did we sort out the invitations?
4. Did he accept the job?
5. Was she born in France?
6. Did you walk home?
7. Didn’t I tell you?
8. Did you lie to me?
9. Did I make a mistake?
10. Did they do the shopping?
11. Was it funny?
12. Did they bring the cake?
13. Did it matter?
14. Was it a good idea?
15. Did they meet her parents?
16. Did we run out of paper?
17. Weren’t you surprised?
18. Did he use to smoke?
19. Did he forget the meeting?
20. Did you cut your finger?
21. Didn’t he give you the book?
22. Did she sell her business?
23. Didn’t you hear the news?
24. Did you mean to do it?
25. Did they fall in love?

Here are just some of the free Grammar Exercises you will find here on Recipes for English.

Present simple or present continuous? Exercise 1

Present perfect continuous Exercise 1

Present perfect simple vs present perfect continuous Exercise 1

Question Tags, Basic  Exercise 1

Question Tags, Advanced  Exercise 1 Exercise 2

Reflexive pronouns – On my/your own vs. by myself / yourself, etc  Exercise 1

Verb Training 4 – Present Continuous

Spot the Mistakes (1)
Spot the Mistakes (2)
Spot the Mistakes (3)
Full list of Spot the Mistakes exercises

Idioms with Make (1)
Idioms with Know
Idioms with Keep

Verb Conjugation Exercises, Verb Drills

Verb Training (4) – Present Continuous Tense

A2/B1 Level

Change the present simple sentences to the present continuous, using the short form where possible. Scroll down for the printable PDF.

He takes a photograph. → He’s taking a photograph.

What time do we have lunch? → What time are we having lunch?

  1. They get ready to go out.
  2. Do you have fun?
  3. Do I walk too fast?
  4. Does she stay at your place?
  5. He explains the new system.
  6. Do you record this?
  7. Where do the children play?
  8. Sam and I leave tomorrow.
  9. He gives the dog a bath.
  10. Does she study upstairs?
  11. Somebody calls my name.
  12. Does somebody call my name?
  13. He designs a new website.
  14. They spend too much money.
  15. You waste everybody’s time.
  16. I expect a phone call.
  17. Do they move to California?
  18. Does she take the train?
  19. When do you leave?
  20. What do you wear to the party?
  21. Do you drink enough water?
  22. Does she get enough sleep?
  23. The weather changes.
  24. Does he play basketball?
  25. Do we play tennis later?


  1. They’re getting ready to go out.
  2. Are you having fun?
  3. Am I walking too fast?
  4. Is she staying at your place?
  5. He’s explaining the new system.
  6. Are you recording this?
  7. Where are the children playing?
  8. Sam and I are leaving tomorrow.
  9. He’s giving the dog a bath.
  10. Is she studying upstairs?
  11. Somebody’s calling my name.
  12. Is somebody calling my name?
  13. He’s designing a new website.
  14. They’re spending too much money.
  15. You’re wasting everybody’s time.
  16. I’m expecting a phone call.
  17. Are they moving to California?
  18. Is she taking the train?
  19. When are you leaving?
  20. What are you wearing to the party?
  21. Are you drinking enough water?
  22. Is she getting enough sleep?
  23. The weather’s changing.
  24. Is he playing basketball?
  25. Are we playing tennis later?

Verb Training (1)
Verb Training (2)
Verb Training (3)
Verb Training (5)
Verb Training (6)

Full list of Grammar Exercises