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but now the suh shone upon the garden (rains/rained/has rained/has beea raining/had been raining).

Exercise 115. Make the following interrogative.

1. The film has been rurining for a month. 2, They have been waiting for the director since two o’clock. 3. The boy has been keeping the book for a month already. 4. The pupils have been translating the text for an hour and a half. 5. It has been raining since the morning.    '    -

Exercise 116. Express the same idea in one sentence instead of two by using the Present Perfect Continuous.

Model: Jbeganto do this exercise a quarter of an hourago. / am still, doing it, — / have been doing this exercise for a quarter of an hour.    V

1. My sister began to learn French two years ago. She is still learning it. 2, Our teacher began to teach English fifteen years ago. He is still teaching it. 3.1 began to look for this magazine half an hour ago. I am still looking for it. .4. His father began to work at the railway station in 1990, He is stUl working there. 5. The boy fell asleep at ten o'clock. He is still sleeping.    -

Exercise 117. Ask your classmate:    -    ,;

1. if he learns English; 2. when he began to study English;

3. since when he has been learning English; 4. how long he has been studying English; 5. where his father works;

6. how long hie father has been working there; 7. if it is snowing now; 8. if it snowed yesterday; 9. if it has been snowing since the morning.    .

Exercise 118. Put questions to the italicized words. :

1. He has been playing chess since the childhood. 2. His younger brother has been skating tor an hour. 3. Mary has been looking after the baby since her mother went to the market. 4. We have been looking for you for half an hour. 5. Ann has been speaking over the telephone for the last ten minutes

Exercise 119. Replace the infinitives in brackets by the Present Indefinite, Present Continuous, Present Perfect or the Present Perfect Continuous.

1. Where are the pupils? — They (to plant) trees. They (to plant) them since the morning. They always (to plant)