Present Perfect Continuous / How Long?

This is a downloadable ESL questionnaire for communicative practice of the present perfect continuous.

Activity to practise present perfect continuous

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Aim To practise the present perfect continuous tense and forming questions with How long…?
Activity Students ask and answer questions to complete a chart.
Organisation Individual and 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 activity.
  2. Students ask you “How long…?” questions to complete the YOUR TEACHER column. Correct form where necessary.
  3. Divide students into pairs. Students complete the YOU column.
  4. Students ask questions to their partner, completing the YOUR PARTNER column.

Your teacher | You | Your partner?

(live) in this town?
(have) your shoes?
(be) awake?
(take) classes at this school?
(have) your hair like that?
(have) your watch?
(do) this exercise?
(learn /teach) English?

Keith Taylor
Keith is the co-founder of Eslbase. He has been a teacher and teacher trainer for over 20 years, in Indonesia, Australia, Morocco, Spain, Italy, Poland, France and now in the UK.

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