present perfect for present relevance
Present perfect for present relevance
The following ESL resources are available for Present perfect for present relevance:
12 squares, each containing a present perfect sentence giving personal news (I have got married etc.) Some keywords are underlined. The reading student has to communicate this sentence without using the underlined words. First student to reconstruct the original sentence wins the round
Students complete sentences from prompts. Must be used in conjunction with picture presentation 'Recent events'
General English course books (adults)
Unit 6 News Page 56 Dialogue to correct + gapped dialogues for giving news.
(Doesn't focus on present perfect tense)
Unit 6 Digital Page 57 Present perfect simple vs continuous
Analysis of sentences from the Lara Croft listening (page 56).
Focuses on dynamic vs stative verbs, incomplete vs incomplete / ongoing actions.
Sarah Cunningham Peter Moore
Module 7 Ambitions and dreams Pages 64 - 65Short texts about people's careers.
Contrasts present perfect with 'for' , and past simple;
+ throws in other uses of the present perfect
Photocopiable resource books
Spot the difference 3 page 13 Page 13 Man tidying the kitchen. Two pics - before and after. 'He's done the ironing but he hasn't done the washing up yet.'
Spot the difference 5 page 48 Page 48 Present perfect passive.
Two pictures of a house. Before and after renovation. Ss make sentences using present perfect passive, 'The front door has been mended'.
Grammar books with exercises
Mark Nettle Diana Hopkins
General English adult course resource packs
22 What's happened? Page 22 Fourteen small picture card prompts for recent actions with present relevance: 'He's fallen off his bike' etc.