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A journalist visits a film festival and talks to the fans waiting to see the film stars.

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Journalist: Good morning. How long (you, wait) to see your favourite stars?

Fan: Well, we arrived at about 6 a.m. and it's 10 a.m. now so (we, wait) for about four hours.

Journalist: And (you, stand) here all that time?

Fan: No, a friend and I take it in turns because of the rain.

Journalist: Yes, it's pretty wet. (it, rain) long?

Fan: No, only since about 9 o'clock.

Journalist: And how about you? Are you a great film festival fan?

Fan: Oh, yes. (I, come) to this one for six years now.

Journalist: Six years? That's as long as (I, write) articles for my newspaper. I see you've got an autograph book.

Fan: Yes, I always bring it with me. I've got more than 200 autographs.

Journalist: Whose autograph are you hoping to get today?

Fan: Scarlett Johansson's. (I, try) to get it for years but I still haven't managed it.

6. Choose the present perfect or the present perfect continuous:

Robin: I think the waiter (forget) ___ us. We (wait) ___ here for over half an hour and nobody (take) our order yet.

Michele: I think you're right. He (walk) ___ by us at least twenty times. He probably thinks we (order, already) ___ .

Robin: Look at that couple over there, they (be, only) ___ here for five or ten minutes and they already have their food.

Michele: He must realize we (order, not) ___ yet! We (sit) ___ here for over half an hour staring at him.

Robin: I don't know if he (notice, even) ___ us. He (run) ___ from table to table taking orders and serving food.

Michele: That's true, and he (look, not) ___ in our direction once.

7. Choose the present perfect or the present perfect continuous:

1. Judy: How long (be) ___ in Canada?

Claude: I (study) ___ here for more than three years.

2. I (have) ___ the same car for more than ten years. I'm thinking about buying a new one.

3. I (love) ___ chocolate since I was a child. You might even call me a "chocoholic."

4. Matt and Sarah (have) ___ some difficulties in their relationship lately, so they (go) ___ to a marriage counselor. I hope they work everything out.

5. John (work) ___ for the government since he graduated from Harvard University. Until recently, he (enjoy) ___ his work, but now he is talking about retiring.

6. Lately, I (think) ___ about changing my career because I (become) ___ dissatisfied with the conditions at my company.

7. I (see) ___ Judy for more than five years and during that time I (see) ___ many changes in her personality.

 



Образование Present Perfect Continuous | Choose the correct answer a, b, or c .

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