This worksheet was created with intermediate+ learners in mind, perhaps a mixed-ability group (hence an extra task for fast finishers). It could be used as the first part of a task-based lesson on tenses and storytelling. I chose this text, short, yet rich in typical features of an anecdote, to become a springboard for a further discussion of spoken English grammar, reviewing present and past tenses (including past perfect) and introducing repor...
This WS was designed to revise the use of the Present Simple and the Present Continuous at the
Intermediate level. State and action verbs were introduced. The grammar notes (page 4)
were projected on the board on a flip chart so that students could have a look at them in case
they had doubts. Part 1 can lead to a speaking/writing activity. Parts 2 can be assigned as homework. Our textbook lesson had the same topic , s...
3-page reading about giant pandas with cloze exercise focusing on present simple/continuous/perfect, past simple, modal verbs and some vocabulary. Can be used as starting point for a discussion about endangered species. I compiled this some time ago from various Internet resources such as Animal Planet. Photos taken by yours truly.
This worksheet was designed especially for high school students and adults. You may find a description of the two tenses at the beginning then a writing exercise and I thought some fun may be useful, so that students would not be too bored with all the grammar. I truly hope you'll find it useful!