Still/ yet/ already/ just

already

They´ve already bought their Christmas presents.

She´s already seen that film.

just

He´s just had his breakfast.

I´ve just sent an e-mail to Mary.

yet

he hasn´t had lunch yet.

Have you finished yet?

* already y just se utilizan detrás de have ( has y delante del past participle.

John has already finished the exam.

She´s just left the house.

* yet se coloca al final de las frases. Se utiliza en oraciones negativas e interrogativas.

Have you seen Harry Potter yet?

I haven´t read the book yet.

Ejercicios

A. Choose the correct options to complete the sentences.

1) Gemma has ……………….. decided she is going to Madrid.

a. just

b. still

c. yet

2) She hasn´t gone to the travel agent´s ……………….. .

a. already

b. still

c. yet

3) She has ……………….. bought a guide book.

a. already

b. still

c. yet

4) She ……………….. hasn´t bought any sunscreen. She keeps forgetting.

a. yet

b. just

c. still

5) She has ……………….. asked her boss for some holiday.

a. yet

b. just

c. still

6) She hasn´t told her friends about her plans ……………….. .

a. already

b. still

c. yet

7) She has ……………….. made a list of things to do. She made it two minutes ago.

a. already

b. just

c. still

A. Las respuestas correctas.

1) Gemma has just decided she is going to Madrid.

2) She hasn´t gone to the travel agent´s yet.

3) She has already bought a guide book.

4) She still hasn´t bought any sunscreen. She keeps forgetting.

5) She has just asked her boss for some holiday.

6) She hasn´t told her friends about her plans yet.

7) She has just made a list of things to do. She made it two minutes ago.

B. Rewrite the sentences with already, just, still and yet in the correct position.

1) We have moved here. (just)

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

2) Have you finished unpacking? (yet)

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

3) We haven´t unpacked everything. (still)

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

4) I have unpacked all the things for the bathroom. (already)

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

5) I haven´t started unpacking my suitcases. (yet)

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

6) I have found the box with the towels. (just)

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

7) The removal van hasn´t arrived. (still)

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

8) We haven´t got any furniture. (yet)

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

B. Las respuestas correctas.

1) We have moved here. (just)

We have just moved her.

2) Have you finished unpacking? (yet)

Have you finished unpacking yet?

3) We haven´t unpacked everything. (still)

We still haven´t unpacked everything.

4) I have unpacked all the things for the bathroom. (already)

I have already unpacked all the things for the bedroom.

5) I haven´t started unpacking my suitcases. (yet)

I haven´t started unpacking my suitcases yet.

6) I have found the box with the towels. (just)

I have just found the box with the towels.

7) The removal van hasn´t arrived. (still)

The removal van hasn´t still arrived.

8) We haven´t got any furniture. (yet)

We haven´t got any furniture yet.

C. Write sentences. Use already or yet and the correct form of the verbs.

1) you / invite / your friends round/ ?

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

2) you / give / your mother a birthday card/ ?

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

3) I / buy / some earrings for Bella

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

4) we / not visit / our family

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

5) he / have / his birthday party

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

6) my parents / have / dinner

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

C. Las respuestas correctas.

1) you / invite / your friends round/ ?

Have you already invited your friends round?

2) you / give / your mother a birthday card/ ?

Have you already given your mother a birthday card?

3) I / buy / some earrings for Bella

I have already bought some earrings for Bella.

4) we / not visit / our family

We haven´t visited our family yet.

5) he / have / his birthday party

He has already had his birthday party.

6) my parents / have / dinner

My parents haven´t had dinner yet.

D. Write the words in the correct order.

1) Just / programme / has / the / started

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

2) we / that film / seen / already / ´ve

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

3) had / dinner / they / yet / haven´t

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

4) yet / to Isabel / have not / spoken / you / ?

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

5) up / got / my parents / already / have

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

6) ´ve / finished / we / this exercise / just

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

7) ´s / just / a / he / had / shower

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

8) dinner / haven´t / we / had / yet

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

9) our project / we / finished / haven´t / yet

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

10) gone / just / my dad / has / to work

…………………………………………………………………………………………………….

D. Las respuestas correctas.

1) Just / programme / has / the / started

The programme has just started.

2) we / that film / seen / already / ´ve

We´ve already seen that film.

3) had / dinner / they / yet / haven´t

They haven´t had dinner yet.

4) yet / to Isabel / have not / spoken / you / ?

Haven´t you spoken to Isabel yet?

5) up / got / my parents / already / have

My parents have already got up.

6) ´ve / finished / we / this exercise / just

We´ve just finished this exercise.

7) ´s / just / a / he / had / shower

He´s just had a shower.

8) dinner / haven´t / we / had / yet

We haven´t had dinner yet.

9) our project / we / finished / haven´t / yet

We haven´t finished our project yet.

10) gone / just / my dad / has / to work

My dad has just gone to work.

E. Paco is in Pamplona at San Fermines. Read his list and then write sentences about he has already done and what he hasn´t done yet.

Done:

* buy a bandana

* ring his friends

* have dinner

Not done yet:

* see the bulls

* go to the bullring

* dance in the street

1) ………………………………………………………………………………………..

2) ………………………………………………………………………………………..

3) ………………………………………………………………………………………..

4) ………………………………………………………………………………………..

5) ………………………………………………………………………………………..

6) ………………………………………………………………………………………..

E. Las respuestas correctas.

1) He´s already bought a bandana.

2) He´s already rang his friends.

3) He´s already had dinner.

4) He hasn´t seen the bulls yet.

5) He hasn´t gone to the bullring yet.

6) He hasn´t danced in the streets yet.

F. Complete the sentences with still, yet, just or already.

1) I haven´t finished my homework …………………. . I´ll do it tonight.

2) We´re …………………. waiting for the teacher to give us the results.

3) Bea had …………………. seen the film twice so we went for a pizza instead.

4) You want another piece of cake! You´ve …………………. eaten three slices!

5) I´ve …………………. made some coffee. Would you like some?

6) Haven´t you phoned Lola …………………. ? I thought you´d …………………. called her.

7) I´d …………………. sat down to watch TV when Dad asked me to help him.

8) She …………………. hasn´t bought anything to wear and the party´s tomorrow.

F. Las respuestas correctas.

1) I haven´t finished my homework yet. I´ll do it tonight.

2) We´re still waiting for the teacher to give us the results.

3) Bea had already seen the film twice so we went for a pizza instead.

4) You want another piece of cake! You´ve already eaten three slices!

5) I´ve just made some coffee. Would you like some?

6) Haven´t you phoned Lola yet? I thought you´d already called her.

7) I´d already sat down to watch TV when Dad asked me to help him.

8) She still hasn´t bought anything to wear and the party´s tomorrow.

G. Rearrange the words and phrases to make sentences. There is one word in each sentence that is unnecessary.

1) my parents / yet / haven´t booked / their holidays / just

………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….…………………. ………………….………………….…….

2) yet / the government / passed / just / had / a new law.

………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….…….

3) she / broken up / told me / still / already / with him / that she´d

………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….…….

4) got that / you´ve / that I lent you / still / tennis racket / already

………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….…….

5) she / still / hasn´t taken / that book / to the library / just

………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….…….

6) to go out / made plans / I´ve / on Friday / already / yet

………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….…….

7) yet / her phone number / hasn´t Ana / still / given you?

………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….………………….…….

G. Las respuestas correctas.

1) my parents / yet / haven´t booked / their holidays / just

My parents haven´t booked their holidays yet.

2) yet / the government / passed / just / had / a new law.

The government has just passed a new law

3) she / broken up / told me / still / already / with him / that she´d

She told me that she´d already broken up with him.

4) got that / you´ve / that I lent you / still / tennis racket / already

You´ve still got that tennis racket that I lend you.

5) she / still / hasn´t taken / that book / to the library / just

She still hasn´t taken that book to the library.

6) to go out / made plans / I´ve / on Friday / already / yet

I´ve already made plans to go out on Friday.

7) yet / her phone number / hasn´t Ana / still / given you?

Hasn´t Ana given you her phone number yet?

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