Present Perfect with Simon's Cat

gp1974 May 04, 2018


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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students are supposed to complete ten sentences which describe what the cat has just done. Multiple choice tasks for teaching the present perfect tense to A1/A2 students.
Scene summary:
Simon's cat is making a mess while his owner is doing some chores in the house.
Video length: 6 minutes 31 seconds
Video genre: Cartoon / tale for kids (e.g. Tom & Jerry, Simon's cat, Peppa Pig, Mr. Bean)
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2018-05-04, 15:43:50 (GMT+1)

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) He ...... out a lot of things.

  • have dug
  • has dug
  • has dig
  • have dig

2) He ...... the vacuum cleaner.

  • has turned on
  • have turned off
  • has turned off
  • have turned on

3) He ...... the vacuum cleaner.

  • broke
  • have broken
  • breaks
  • has broken

4) He ...... a spider.

  • meet
  • met
  • have met
  • has met

5) He ...... the washing machine.

  • starts
  • starting
  • has started
  • have started

6) He ...... the box.

  • has jumped onto
  • has jumped behind
  • has jumped into
  • jas jumped off

7) He ...... the box.

  • has jumped into
  • has jumped onto
  • has jumped off

8) He ...... a hole in the box.

  • make
  • made
  • has made
  • have made

9) He ...... all the things.

  • has knocked off
  • have thrown away
  • has knocked down
  • has thrown away

10) He ...... the mantelpiece.

  • have jumped onto
  • has jumped down
  • has jumped off
  • have jumped off

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