Passive voice activities

A work in progress. I will be using this page to collect together tried and tested activities for practising the Past Simple. Passive Party This is a fun activity to practise past simple activities with some damage related vocabulary. Give each student a copy of the Passive Party worksheet and gradually work through the examples. […]

Comparative and Superlative activities

A work in progress. I will be using this page to collect together tried and tested activities for practising comparatives and superlatives. Comparative pairs Put students into pairs and task them with finding out enough information to make five comparisons between them. For example: Sheila is taller than me My bag is bigger than Sheila’s […]

First Conditional Activities

This is a work in progress. I will be collecting here tried and tested activities for practising the first conditional. Murphy’s Law This is a simple activity for quickly reviewing the first conditional. Give each student a copy of this worksheet. After going through the first couple of examples as a class, have students alone […]

Past Simple Activities

A work in progress. I will be using this page to collect together tried and tested activities for practising the Past Simple. Irregular Verb Past Tense Forms Tic Tac Toe Draw a tic tac toe grid and write the infinitive of an irregular verb in each square. Teams now try to win the game by […]

Reported Speech Activities

Crazy Questions This is just a quick exercise to check understanding of reported speech questions. Put some examples on the board: Do you eat bananas in the shower? Do you drive with your eyes closed? Do you wear socks on your head? Are you married to a ghost? Have you ever eaten a lion? Ask […]

Present Perfect Activities

Present Perfect – Past Participles Present perfect crossword Use the present perfect forms to complete this crossword. See ESL crosswords and how to make them for more examples and instructions on how to create your own. 50 top verb cards Give pairs or threes of students a set of Top 50 Verb Cards. Ask them […]