Present perfect pictures to illustrate the past with a connection to the present

Students often have a problem understanding when exactly to use the present perfect tense and often use it interchangeably with the past simple. When explaining this tense, I tend to Continue ReadingPresent perfect pictures to illustrate the past with a connection to the present

10 outdoor activities you can do on a sunny day

Some days it feels just too hot to sit in the classroom. If you have a nice patch of ground nearby, why don’t you take them outside and allow the change Continue Reading10 outdoor activities you can do on a sunny day

Present simple vs present continuous photoset

This is a photoset which you can use to illustrate the difference between present simple and present continuous. Each photo shows someone with a clearly identifiable job who is doing Continue ReadingPresent simple vs present continuous photoset

Picture Taboo – to practise describing objects

Picture taboo is a fluency focused activity in which students practise describing objects. This activity builds vocabulary, fluency and listening skills and acts as an introduction to a theme. Picture Continue ReadingPicture Taboo – to practise describing objects

Describe a picture – although it might not be real

In this activity, students describe a picture using useful vocabulary such as, there is, there are and the present continuous tense. It’s good for practising asking questions and stretching your students’ creativity Continue ReadingDescribe a picture – although it might not be real