Cours L'expression de la durée

Exercice - Expression de la durée

L'énoncé

Recopier les phrases au brouillon et les compléter avec since, during, ago ou for.


Question 1

I haven’t been to the zoo ... I was 8 years old.

I haven’t been to the zoo since I was 8 years old.

Penser au point de départ de l'action.

Question 2

It was ... the Christmas holidays.

It was during the Christmas holidays.

Penser au nom qui suit.

Question 3

I bought a car 4 years ... .

I bought a car 4 years ago.

Penser au temps écoulé entre l'action et le moment où l'on parle.

Question 4

I have been living in London ... October.

I have been living in London since October.

Penser au point de départ de l'action qui a commencé dans le passé et qui continue dans le présent.

Question 5

It happened a hundred years ... .

It happened a hundred years ago.

L'action est passée et datée.

Question 6

The teacher said ... the class that it was important.

The teacher said during the class that it was important.

On répond à la question "when?".

Question 7

I've known Elena ... primary school.

I've known Elena since primary school.

On évoque une action non terminée au moment où l'on parle.

Question 8

It rained ... three days.

It rained for three days.

L'action est terminée, il ne pleut plus.