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This is a highly adaptable activity that can be used with various language structures and vocabulary.

It requires very little preparation and helps students produce the target language in discrete, logical stages. In the example we’re looking at the present perfect for experiences with a mixed intermediate class. Preparation All you need is four questions or prompts for the target language and some small pieces of paper, large enough to write a single sentence. Make enough for four pieces of paper per student. I tend to use these chopped up pieces of paper in various games; it’s a good way to use scrap paper and it helps with monitoring and error correction, which I’ll show later on.

Write your four prompts on the board: Students discuss their answers to the prompts in pairs, but no further feedback as students need to keep their answers secret from students on the other side of the room. Write your answers to these prompts, mixed up, on the right of the board. The Quiz Cards The Game. Past Simple Verbs _ Practising song. 2: Present Tenses. Useful English Ex. 2: Present Tenses Choose the most appropriate answer. 1.

2: Present Tenses

She can't come to the phone now because she for tomorrow's test. (Correct)(Incorrect) She can't come to the phone now because she is studying for tomorrow's test. 2. Story. Listening: predictions. Present perfect, past simple and continuous. Past simple, past continuous and used to. Irregular verbs_sentences. Irregular_verbs_mobile. Blast the Rocket (past form of the verbs) English Tenses - Matching Game Exercise. Present and Past Tenses. Penalty Shootout (tenses game) ESL Interactive Fun Games Here we have the games carefully laid out for you.

Penalty Shootout (tenses game)

Follow the links to browse the variety of games offered. This is only the directory for interactive games and exercises. Our ESL fun games here include : Snakes and Ladders, Hangman, Spelling games, Wheel of Fortune, TV Games(Betting Game), Mazes, Memory Games, Matching exercises, Sequencing exercises, Picture Quizzes, Catch it and more. These games provide the ultimate fun in practising the following skills: Mixed tenses: a letter to a friend.

Dear Janet, I (just/ read) your email, but my computer(not work) , so I have decided to send you a letter.

Mixed tenses: a letter to a friend

Next month I (move) to the new flat and I (already/buy) the furniture. I can’t wait! By the way, I have some news to tell you: While I (look) for the flat, I (meet) a very nice estate agent: his name is Jamie. We (be) out for dinner twice and tomorrow we (have) lunch together. Let me tell you more about the flat: there are two big rooms, a kitchenette and a small bathroom. Much, I (probably buy) another one next Saturday.

Past perfect tense – explanation and a mind map. Last week I was teaching past perfect in one of my classes and suddenly one of the students exclaimed: “Finally we are learning something new.”

Past perfect tense – explanation and a mind map

And by new she meant useful as well. I am not sure how useful this tense might be for people who want to speak English but it is certainly very handy for students who want to read in English a lot as past perfect tense comes up quite frequently in reading. Once again, if you want to use and form past perfect tense correctly you need to know past participles.. If you are not sure about them, follow the link and learn them. This mind map tries to explain the form and the usage of the past perfect tense. Past Tense or Past Perfect tense. I couldn't believe my eyes. Present perfect continuous 1. Present Perfect Simple and Continuous. For - Since. Present perfect continuous Matching Game. ESL Interactive Fun Games Here we have the games carefully laid out for you.

Present perfect continuous Matching Game

Follow the links to browse the variety of games offered. This is only the directory for interactive games and exercises. Our ESL fun games here include : Snakes and Ladders, Hangman, Spelling games, Wheel of Fortune, TV Games(Betting Game), Mazes, Memory Games, Matching exercises, Sequencing exercises, Picture Quizzes, Catch it and more.

These games provide the ultimate fun in practising the following skills: Present perfect continuous 2 (for since) 'DEPUIS' => 'FOR' or 'SINCE' ?

Present perfect continuous 2 (for since)

He has been walking for four hours. He has been walking since six o'clock. for [] hours => we count since [] => starting point. Tense Review: Simple Past, Past Cont and Present Perfect. The Verb "To Be" Present Perfect. Simple Past and Present Perfect. Present Perfect or Simple Past. Video - present perfect. Irregular verbs. Irregular verbs (betting game) Past simple or past continuous? 2.

past simple or past continuous?

The Claytons (celebrate) a birthday party when I (phone) last Friday. Susan (record) everything with her camcorder and everybody (have) fun. 3. When the earthquake (destroy) their house, the Claytons (shop) in town. Luckily, they (sleep) or watching TV at home. 4. Past Simple. Past Simple Jeopardy Betting TV Game. ESL Interactive Fun Games Here we have the games carefully laid out for you.

Past Simple Jeopardy Betting TV Game

Follow the links to browse the variety of games offered. FAMILY SECRETS. Used to. What's Changed? game. Used to movie-like series 1.