In this lesson Anne talks about her work as an English teacher. The language focus is on the present perfect continuous and simple.
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Can you talk about your life story in English? Can you use the past simple to say what your life was like before?
Have you ever had a really bad day? Watch the video of Anne talking about when she had one of those terrible days.
How long have you been studying English? This is an example of the present perfect continuous.
Do you know how to use the past simple? Do you know how to use the past continuous? These two tenses are often used together in a sentence.
Have you heard the phrases ‘used to’ in English? Do you know what it means? Did you know that it has more than one meaning?
What is reported speech in English? It’s when you explain what one person said to someone else.
The future continuous (will be + ‘ing’ form) and the future perfect (will have + past participle) tenses are used to talk about events in the futur
When we talk about something that happened in the past we sometimes want to refer back to something that happened before that time.
Watch the presentation and complete the activities to find out how we use 'will, going to and present continuous' to talk about the future.