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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
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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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This power-point presentation is helpful to teach present perfect vs past simple and also present perfect with for and since and make questions with how long. It's appropriate for pre-intermediate ...
These two worksheets review mixed past and future tenses using two stories. They both feature examples at the top of each to help the student figure out in which instance each tense should be used ...
It's an activity practising the use of the present perfect and past simple tense in dialogue form. Students start off with a sample dialogue. They have to match questions and answers. Then t ...
Students will rewrite each sentence using a different verb tense. A past, present, and future worksheet. Research tells us that studying verb tenses is a great way to learn the fundamental aspects ...
This song by the Lumineers is the one I like to use as an introduction to work with mixed present and past tenses (simple, present and continuous). There is also some vocabulary work include ...
A very inspiring video telling a moving story. Song activity: Gap filling. Skimming. Scanning. Grammar (tenses: presents, pasts, future). Lexicon (definitions, synonyms, antonyms). Speaking (class ...
This activity is to help students see the difference between the present perfect & past simple. It´s a conversation based class for which a dice is needed or students can just pick numbe ...
This worksheet includes some exercises about 'simple past vs present perfect' and 'simple past vs past perfect' for intermediate level students. It also contains some exercises about conjunctions ...
Finding exercise about past tenses is a difficult task so, I create this exercise where ss will be able to practice grammar rules, listening and reading. In the first exercise ss match the tenses ...
This short presentation helps teachers in explaining the past perfect tense to students at pre-intermediate or intermediate level concentrating on the pitfalls of using this particular past tense. ...
In this worksheet, you can find several exercises on past tenses and also, you can find vocabulary - adjectives for describing places. The past tenses are: past simple, past continuous and past si ...
A number of sentences to complete. I use this for a revision of the past simple, past continuous, present perfect simple, present perfect continuous, and past perfect simple. Reported speech also ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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