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92 FREE Past Simple vs. Present Perfect Worksheets

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In this section, you can find worksheets that combine the past simple and present perfect tenses. Once students learn a new tense, in this case probably the present perfect, review other tenses that might be confused with it so that students can learn the subtleties of each tense that they may not have noticed the first time around. These worksheets can help you conduct such reviews more efficiently and also save you time planning lessons. There are currently 92 worksheets in this section. Let’s take a look at one of them. This popular worksheet has sixteen sentences that students have to complete with either a past simple or present perfect verb. It is creatively organized and includes subject matter that students may be interested in such as facts about famous people. For even more ideas on how to teach the difference between these tenses, take a look at the article posted on this page.

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Present Perfect versus Past Simple

Present Perfect versus Past Simple

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A trip to London. Imagine you are on holiday in London and you have visited different parts of the city. Write mini dialoges saying what you have done and answer the question "when" .(Use the pre ...
2 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Past Tense Presentation

Past Tense Presentation

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These slides show the differences between tenses and how they are formed and used. Past simple, past continuous, present perfect. The last slide of the presentations contains an exercise on findin ...
4 Pre-Intermediate
Present Perfect- Tell Me More

Present Perfect- Tell Me More

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This worksheet can help you to improve speaking skills using present perfect and past simple. You teach students to get more details and information in the conversation about past experience. You ...
5 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Press-conference with Angelina Jolie

Press-conference with Angelina Jolie

This is a role-play worksheet: a press-conference with Angelina Jolie. The main purpose of this activity is a) revising question formation in present simple, past simple, present perfect (for the ...
7 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Hockey Players

Hockey Players

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The file contains a short information about Kharlamov and Malkin to compare present perfect and past simple. I believe it is actual during the present Olympic Games. The information is taken from ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Verb Tenses: Present Perfect vs Past Simple Worksheet

Verb Tenses: Present Perfect vs Past Simple Worksheet

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This is a worksheet for teaching the differences between the present perfect and the past simple tense. There are 2 different activities in which students are asked to match the questions and ...
6 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Nelson Mandela’s Death: Barack Obama Tribute

Nelson Mandela’s Death: Barack Obama Tribute

•Past Simple vs. Present Perfect,
I've just prepared this worksheet based on Obama's speech on Nelson Mandela's death to work with one of my students today. It should be precedeed by some brainstorming on his life. You can find th ...
9 Intermediate
Past Simple, Past Continuous, Present Perfect + Vocabulary

Past Simple, Past Continuous, Present Perfect + Vocabulary

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Three exercises: 1. Past simple vs. past continuous; 2. vocabulary (movies, stories, family themed ex. ghost, engaged etc.); 3. Past simple vs. present perfect. Based on my students' workboo ...
5 Pre-Intermediate
Upper Intermediate Level Tense Revision

Upper Intermediate Level Tense Revision

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This worksheet has different types of exercises such as a cloze text, finding mistakes, actives or passives as well as an answer key in the end. It covers all tenses and students have spend time o ...
12 Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Present Perfect vs Past Simple Question Practice (Speaking)

Present Perfect vs Past Simple Question Practice (Speaking)

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Use this practice/game after teaching the difference in using present perfect and past simple tenses. Two groups of students. A asks B the question Have you ever.........? (1st page); B answers ei ...
20 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Present Perfect vs Simple Past Practice

Present Perfect vs Simple Past Practice

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A simple worksheet including diagrams which contrast present perfect and simple past. Only a few exercises, but something that can be easily modified to suit your needs. Includes only regular ver ...
10 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Movie Worksheet: Third Conditional Practice

Movie Worksheet: Third Conditional Practice

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First students practice verb tenses and then third conditional by watching the scene in "The curious case of Benjamin Button" called "the accident scene" and describe how the accident (the outcom ...
9 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Correct the Mistakes (Key)

Correct the Mistakes (Key)

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This grammar worksheet will help you to find the gaps in your student´s knowledge. The task is to correct the mistakes in the sentences below. This worksheet is really useful for practicing ...
11 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Miscellanea 6

Miscellanea 6

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Miscellanea 6: This worksheet has got four activities about some verbal tenses: simple present, present continuous, simple past and present perfect. Students have to complete the sentences using t ...
7 Pre-Intermediate
English Study

English Study

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A 2 page lesson plan on the topic of "English Study". Includes: reading, vocabulary, discussion questions, grammar and phrasal verbs. How to use these lesson plans: 1. Start with vocabul ...
12 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Find Someone Who (Past Simple vs. Present Perfect)

Find Someone Who (Past Simple vs. Present Perfect)

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Find someone who cards to play with students in class. Students should ask questions to their classmates and complete the information. You can use them to practice or revise past simple vs. p ...
10 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Song Worksheet: Rihanna (Simple Past and Present Perfect Review)

Song Worksheet: Rihanna (Simple Past and Present Perfect Review)

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This is a worksheet to review simple past and present perfect related to famous singer Rihanna. Students complete the sentences related to her life, write her biography, complete an interview and ...
14 Pre-Intermediate
Letter to a Friend

Letter to a Friend

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This informal letter presents a gap-fill exercise where the task is to complete spaces with the correct form of the simple past or present perfect. As a follow-up assignment students might be sugg ...
11 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Correcting Mistakes

Correcting Mistakes

This worksheet is meant for revision classes at intermediate level. By correcting mistakes and explaining differences between various grammar forms students will learn more about simple and contin ...
7 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
What Have You Done? What Did You Do?

What Have You Done? What Did You Do?

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Teachers should replace thenames  in the worksheet with the names of the students in the class. Students must find each student and ask them what they did (at a finished time) or what they ha ...
5 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Tenses Revision Worksheet

Tenses Revision Worksheet

This grammar worksheet will help your students revise the tense forms such as present simple, continuous and perfect, and also past simple and continuous. There are four exercises where learners w ...
13 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Have You Ever...?

Have You Ever...?

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Teaching grammar through speaking is one of the most difficult things to do for a teacher. With this worksheet you will be able to help your students use time adverbs such as already/yet/since/ago ...
13 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Song Worksheet: Torn by Natalie Imbruglia (with Video)

Song Worksheet: Torn by Natalie Imbruglia (with Video)

•Past Simple vs. Present Perfect,
 This is a song by an Australian singer Natalie Imbruglia. The aim of it is to practice irregular verbs of different forms: infinitive, past simple and past participle. The lyrics are quite c ...
4 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Grammar Auction

Grammar Auction

This worksheet is intended for general revision of grammar: students read the sentences and decide if they are correct and if they aren't, they have to correct the mistakes. Then, they bid on the ...
14 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Simple Past or Present Perfect?

Simple Past or Present Perfect?

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There are two main exercises on this worksheet. First the pupils have to decide whether to use since or for. Then they must insert either the simple past form or the present perfect. The worksheet ...
9 Elementary Pre-Intermediate

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