Pronunciation

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PRESENT PERFECT

PRESENT PERFECT

We use the present perfect to talk about past experiences when you don’t say exactly when they happened.

I’ve been to London.

My brother has worked a lot.

For regular verbs the past participle is the same as the past simple (+ed). For irregular verbs you have to learn it.

We often use the past participle with  ever or never.

Have you ever been to London?

I’ve never been to London.

Let’s practise it now!

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Option A: Have you ever been to a big city? When did you go? Where did you stay? What did you do there?

Example: Yes, I have. I’ve been to Paris. I went there five years ago, when I was 25. I stayed at a youth hostel. I visited the Eiffel Tower and ate crepes.

Option B: Have you ever seen an adventure film? When did you see it? Where did you see it? What do you think of it?

Example: Yes, I have. I’ve seen Pirates of the Caribbean. I saw it some years ago. I saw it at home with some friends. I think it was fantastic.

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Like, want and would like

Notice the difference:

I like playing football

I want to play football

I would like to play football

LIKE, WANT AND WOULD LIKE

Use the following structures to talk about your ideal job

I would like to be a ______ because I like ___________________________________________________________________________   and I want to ___________________________________________________________________________

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Present simple

We use the present simple to talk about routines and everyday actions, for example:

I play football on Saturday.
Obama lives in the White House.

Watch this grammar explanation about the present simple:

Practise!
Present Simple and Plural Activities, by Victoria-Ladybug

Here you have some typical everyday actions:

Reading and activities about routines.

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Frequency adverbs

We use frequency adverbs to say how often we do things:

I usually work from Monday to Friday.

Watch the following presentation about frequency adverbs:

Activities

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Possessive adjectives

Watch the following presentation about the use of possessives:

Activities

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What time is it?

WHAT TIME IS IT?

Read the explanation and do the activity.

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