Resource centre - Past simple and present perfect
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|Aim||To practise the difference between the past simple and present perfect tenses|
|Activity||Students complete sentences and questions|
|Organisation||Individual / pair work|
|Preparation||Make enough copies of the worksheet for the number of students in your class|
|What do I do?||1 Hand out the worksheet.
2 Students complete the sentences and corresponding questions by choosing verbs from the list and putting them in the correct form
1. How long _______________________________________________?
He _____________________________ her since he was five years old.
He _____________________________ in 1990 and never came back.
He _____________________________ his current job for 5 years.
I _____________________________ a newspaper yesterday.
We _____________________________ there for six years.
John _____________________________ here all his life.
1 How long has he known her? has known
2 When did he leave? left
3 How long has he had his current job? has had
4 What did you buy yesterday? bought
5 How long did you live there? lived
6 How long has John lived here? has lived
Download and print a free PDF version of this past simple and present perfect activity to use in the classroom with accompanying teacher notes.
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