Present Perfect Simple Continuous mimes

Choose one of the sentences below or take one of the cut up cards from the pack and mime it to your partners. Can they guess which sentence you are miming?

 

I have written three letters

 

 

I have been writing three letters

 

 

I have been cleaning windows

 

 

I have finished cleaning the windows

 

 

I have cleaned two windows

 

 

I have been cleaning two windows

 

 

I’ve been breaking a vase

 

 

I’ve broken a vase

 

 

I have been hitting my finger with a hammer

 

 

I have hit my finger with a hammer

 

 

I’ve spilt wine on my clothes

 

 

I’ve been pouring wine on my clothes

 

 

I’ve been reading the dictionary

 

 

I’ve read the dictionary

 

 

I’ve been learning English

 

 

I’ve learnt English

 

 

I have broken two teeth

 

 

I have been breaking two teeth

 

Do the same, but with your partners guessing without looking at the list of sentences

Which of the sentences above are unlikely/ amusing/ usually used in different tenses?

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