Search Results for: verb tenses


TP1 - Grammar: Present simple and present continuous

Pre-intermediate level

In this lesson, students will learn about the present <b>simple</b> and present continuous tenses through review and practice. First, students will discuss the differences between the two tenses and then look for examples in the transcripts of the previous listening activities. Next they will choose the correct form of the verb to fill in the blanks of a paragraph exercise. Finally, they will discuss time zones and what people are doing in different areas of the world at that moment. If t...


Positive and Negative Present Simple Verbs

Beginner level

In this lesson, students will learn about positive and negative Present <b>Simple</b> verbs. Students will use their productive skills by speaking and writing about Present <b>Simple</b> verbs in the context of themselves and the world around them. At the end of the lesson, students will also get a chance to practice their receptive skills by listening to their partner speak, and deciding if they are telling the truth or not.



4º, 5º & 6º primary school level

En este tema, los alumnos revisarán las fórmulas de saludos y despedidas, como presentarse y como describirse, a través de cuatro actividades diferentes de 10 minutos de duración cada una.


Present Simple Tense

Elementary level

In this lesson, students learn about the third person singular form of verbs in present <b>simple</b> tense through guided discovery based on two reading texts about daily routines. The lesson starts with talking about daily activities. This is followed by reading for identifying the verbs in the texts. Then there is some controlled practice through multiple choice exercises. After the exercises, there is some semi-controlled practice based on writing a paragraph using the text as a model. Fi...



Beginners a1 level

In this lesson, Ss will learn how to use irregular <b>past</b> tense verbs:drank/went/saw/had /ate to describe their last holiday using irregular verbs.


The Power of nature: Vocabulary and Narrative Tenses

Intermediate level

In this lesson, students will learn nouns that describe natural phenomena, such as earthquakes, tsunamis, and forest fires. Next, students will have a guided practiced listening exercise where stories about natural events are played back. After that, a brief introductory grammar lesson on narrative verb tenses takes place followed by a guided practice reading exercise.


Lives and Legends - Part 2

Intermediate level

This lesson is a discovery about <b>past</b> <b>simple</b> and <b>past</b> continuous verb tenses while reading about fascinating lives and talking about their own.


Landis TP 1a

Upper intermediate level

Students listen for gist, specific information and detail in the context of genealogy, while reviewing verb tenses.


Personal statements

Entry 3 level

Students will read an example personal statement and identify the theme of each paragraph. They will then focus on language, with a focus on verb tenses and using relative pronouns to provide more information. Finally they will plan their own statement, and write their final draft as homework.


Listening comprehension

Upper-intermediate level

In this lesson, students revise the tenses by discussing pictures about the twentieth century and matching them with specific dates. Then, they practice listening for gist by deciding which picture the conversation is taking about. Next, Students listen for details to correct what they have filled in the blanks. Finally they discuss what they heard and the new words they learnt.
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