Present Perfect Continuous “What Have You Been Doing?” Imagine What People Have Been Doing Or What Are the Things that Have Been Happening. - English - Communicative


Present Perfect Continuous
“What have you been doing?”
Imagine what people have been doing or what are the things that have been happening.

Ashok comes in wearing white shorts, a T-shirt and carrying a racquet. He is sweating.
I think he has been playing tennis
I imagine   badminton
Perhaps   badminton


Ashok comes in wearing white shorts, a T-shirt and carrying a racquet. He is sweating.
I think he has been playing tennis
I imagine he has been playing badminton
Perhaps he has been playing tennis
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Chapter 1.1: Verb Forms - Exercises [Page 10]


CBSE Class 9 English Communicative - Workbook Interact in English
Chapter 1.1 Verb Forms
Exercises | Q 12 | Page 10


Answer the following question briefly
Could the grandmother succeed in accomplishing her desire to read? How?

Answer the following questions briefly:
(a) In 1953, Hooper was a favoured young man. Explain.
(b) They said that they would create a desk job for Hooper at headquarters.

  • Who are ‘they’?
  • Why did they decide to do this?

(c) Duke was an extraordinary dog. What special qualities did he exhibit to justify this? Discuss.
(d) What problems did Chuck present when he returned to the company headquarters?
(e) Why do you think Charles Hooper’s appointment as Assistant National Sales Manager is considered to be a tribute to Duke?

You are the ‘ProfessorWrite a diary entry after your first day at the cookhouse, describing the events that led to this assignment, also express your thoughts and feelings about the events of the day in about 175 words.

Answer the following questions:
How does the brook ‘sparkle’?

Identify the rhyme scheme of the poem.

Wordsworth was so moved by this experience that later he wrote this poem as a
recollection of a memory. Think back in your own life and try to recall an
experience that affected you greatly and left a deep impression on you. Then
write a poem for your school magazine in which you describe that experience
and its impact.

On the basis of your understanding of the poem, answer the following question
by ticking the correct choice.

All 'have their exits and their entrances'. Exits and entrances refer to __________.

On the basis of your reading of the extract, tick mark the most appropriate meaning for the given word : 

(i) Infatuated (Para 1} 
• fond
• influenced
• disliked
• addicted 

(ii) Melancholy (Para 2) 
• happy
• sad 
• worried
• disappointed 
(iii) Petrified (Para 6} 
• horrified
• motionless
• stunned
• anxious 
(iv) Gravity (Para 7} 
• mischievous
• seriousness
• joyfulness
• greatness 

Rearrange the jumbled words to form meaningful sentences.

(a) at developing / there have been / a modern / many attempts / snowboard
(a) ______________________________________

(b) was developed / a child’s toy / in 1965 / the ‘Snurfer’ / as
(b) ______________________________________

(c) and a rope / at the / two skiis / were bound / was placed / front end / together
(c) ______________________________________

(d) declared / snowboarding / in 1994 / was / event / an Olympic
(d) ______________________________________

(e) across the globe / is a / this recognition / huge victory / snowboarders / to the
(e) ______________________________________

Grandmaster Koneru Humpy is visiting your school and you, as the Sports Captain, have to introduce her in the school assembly. With the help of Question 2, write out the Bio-sketch.


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