B1 · B2 · writing

Past perfect and past simple: A Horrible Day

Past perfect or past simple? This is an activity that will help you practise these tenses within a story about Jane, a girl that was looking forward to going to a party, but discovered that being absent-minded wasn’t a good thing ….unless you change the end of the story. The first part of the activity…… Continue reading Past perfect and past simple: A Horrible Day

A1 · A2 · B1 · B2 · Listening · phonetics

/id/ /d/ or /t/ in regular past verbs?

One of the typical problems learners of English frequently come across is how to pronounce the endings in regular past English verbs. When I mean regular I mean all the ones that end in -ed/d like ‘walk>walked’, ‘study>studied’. There are actually some simple rules that  will help students get this right almost all the times.…… Continue reading /id/ /d/ or /t/ in regular past verbs?