Monday, December 30, 2013

Worksheet for Comprehension of Past Perfect

    [A worksheet designed to teach comprehension of Past Perfect.  Some of these sentences I took from another grammar book (I don't remember which).]


11.        He had been a newspaper reporter before he became a business man.
(First he was a newspaper reporter and then he became a business man).

22.       I felt a little better after I had taken the medicine.

(First  ________________, and then  _______________________.)

33.       I was late.  The teacher had already given the quiz when I got to class.

(First __________________ and then _______________________.)

44.       The anthropologist left the village when she had collected enough data.

(First ____________________ and then __________________________).

55.       It was raining hard, but by the time class was over the rain had stopped.

(First  ________________, and then _______________________.)

66.       Class had already begun by the time I got there.

(First  ________________, and then _______________________.)

77.       When Sarah arrived at the party, Paul had already gone home.

(First  ________________, and then  _______________________.)

88.       When we got home last night, we found that somebody had robbed our house.

(First  ________________, and then  _______________________.)

99.       Once I arrived at class, I realized I had forgotten my homework.

(First  ________________, and then  _______________________.)

110.   She had lost her job when I first met her.

(First  ________________, and then  _______________________.)

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