Present Perfect/ Simple Past mini-presentations game

Market Leader Intermediate New Edition Unit 4 

Choose one of the topics below and talk about it for as long as you can. Your partner won’t interrupt you, but they will ask you one or two questions about what you said when you finish speaking. Talk about the past and/ or present, but not the future.

Useful phrases

I’m going to/ I’d like to talk about/ speak about…

That’s all I can think of to say/ I think that covers everything

 

  • My first job
  • My previous job
  • A famous entrepreneur
  • This week/ month/ year at work
  • Last week/ month/ year at work
  • My first day in this job
  • My to-do list
  • My email inbox
  • Connections (or lack of connections) between my studies and work
  • History of this company
  • This company this year and last year
  • My job this year and last year
  • Changes in prices
  • Changes in the economy
  • Changes in my finances
  • Changes in management
  • Changes in my job
  • Changes in this company

What kinds of changes do companies often go through?

Brainstorm vocabulary about changes starting with these prefixes:

down-

de-

up-

re-

Has your company gone through any of those changes? What was the experience like for everyone involved? Do you think those changes were a good idea?

What about these changes?

Hot-desking

Teleconferences replacing business trips

Flexitime

Telecommuting

Changing to an open-plan office

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PDF version for easy saving and printing: Present Perfect Simple Past mini presentations market leader

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