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WoOoW.. good for me..
i score 5 out of 5.. that's really cool.. can't believe myself.. I'm good

Thanks for the cool test, JCD Emotion: wink keep it uP..
I got 4/5 and my mistake was number 4. According to T&M present perfect must be used with SINCE. You should use AGO if you want to use the simple past. Let's see what native speakers think.
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I would sak you to bring more tests , because they are usefule for me .

And thank you again .
The test was good,keep it going JCD

you rock Emotion: smile
got 4 out of 5.
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I scored 5/5, it was rather easy Emotion: smile
JCDenton4) It's ten years since I ____ my job.
DidoAccording to T&M present perfect must be used with SINCE. You should use AGO if you want to use the simple past. Let's see what native speakers think.
I think you are over-simplifying and misinterpreting what T&M have said. It is perfectly acceptable and logical (and to me, also preferable!) to use the simple past tense in sentence 4. The word "started" refers to a point in time in the distant past. "Started" does not refer to a period of time up to now. It does not refer to recent time. The start of the job happened 10 years ago! The start ended a long time ago. Emotion: smile The word "started" refers to a specific point in past time. It is the working at or being at the job which continues up to the present.

Today is April 6, 2009. "April 6, 1999" is a point in time in the past -- 10 years ago.

You would not say that the job has started for 10 years. [N]
You would not say that the job has been starting since April 6, 1999. [N]

You can say this, for example: "I started my job on April 6, 1999." [Y]
You can also say this: "I started my job ten years ago."

You can say: "I have worked there since April 6, 1999.
You can say: "Ten years have passed since April 6, 1999."
You can say: "Ten years have passed since I started my job."
You can say: "It has been ten years since I started my job."
And you can also say: "It is ten years since I started my job."
I scored 3 out of 5. My mistakes were 3rd and 4th sentences. Emotion: thinking I didn't expect to do them. Well, I've to practise more.
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