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Perfect and continuous tenses

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grammar:
continuous tenses (general)
 
 
 

The following ESL resources are available for Perfect and continuous tenses:

 
 
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Perfect aspect - correction cards
Twenty-eight cards with sentences for correction with answers. Can be done as a board game or simple group activity.
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

Aspect - tenses quiz 2 (1423)
Twelve-question MC quiz - continuous and simple tenses
 
 

 

 
 
 
Perfect tenses gap-fill exercise : Flood relief news story (1428)
News item gapped for perfect tenses: present perfect simple/continuous; past perfect simple/continuous; future perfect.
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

New Inside Out Student's Book Advanced book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Advanced 

Ceri Jones   Tania Bastow   
 
Unit 1 Conversation  Page 11   aspect
Exercises on simple vs continuous aspect with perfect and continuous tenses.
 
 
Straightforward Advanced Student's Book book cover 

Straightforward Advanced Student's Book 

Roy Norris   
 
1B First day  Page 9   Simple and continuous verb forms
 
 

ESL lesson plans

How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps

US Election ESL worksheet 1 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 2 Donald Trump worksheet 3 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 4 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 5 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 6
B1 / B2 Complete lesson Skills: split reading; discussion; role play Vocabulary: business and economics

Download A Tale of Three Trumps for B1/B2 (PDF)
C1 Complete lesson Skills: split reading; discussion; Grammar: participle clauses

Download A Tale of Three Trumps for C1 (PDF)
 

US Election Special 2016

US Election ESL worksheet 1 US Election ESL worksheet 2 US Election ESL worksheet 3 US Election ESL worksheet 4
B2/C1 Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: discussing elections and issues.

Download Politics and the US Election (PDF)
 

Wear high heels or go home: gender discrimination at work

Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 1 Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 2 Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 3
B2/C1 Complete lesson Vocabulary work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.

Download Workplace gender discrimination (PDF)
 

English grammar notes

Comparison with as...as

Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
Grammar notes on comparison with as..as 1 Grammar notes on comparison with as..as 2 Grammar notes on comparison with as..as 3
Download English grammar notes: comparison with as...as (PDF)