Pre-Intermediate - worksheets
Just, Yet, Already
Worksheet to practice the use of these three words often used in conjunction with the present perfect. Note that there are often quite big differences between how British and American speakers use these words - or more specifically how they would use the present perfect with these words.
"For" and "Since" Gap Fill Worksheet
A gap fill worksheet to help with the difference between "for" and "since".
He's Been and Gone
The difference between "been" and "gone" often confuses students. Here is a simple worksheet which focuses on the problem.
Present Perfect vs. Past Simple 1
Gap fill exercise where students have to choose between present perfect and past simple.
Present Perfect vs. Past Simple 2
Similar to the page immediately above.
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Finished or Unfinished Time?
I use this in what I call a 'tennis' activity. Two groups challenge each other by 'serving' one of the words to other group who see if they can 'return' by correctly stating whether it is finished or unfinished and then giving the first group a new word to tackle. This type of activity can clearly be done with many language points.
For or Since worksheet
As with the activity above, this can be used as a class game to practice use of 'for' and 'since'.
George Richards, film maker
Present Perfect practice. Gap fill and follow-up exercise.
Present Perfect Short Answer Worksheet
Choosing the correct short answer to insert into present perfect sentences.
The Old Colonel
Short reading about an old man and his experiences. Following exercise where students have to provide the questions to the given answers.