Present Perfect Continuous Discussion Dice game

Worksheet 1- Speaking game

Throw the dice twice, the first time to decide which category of question and the second time to decide which question. Answer the question(s) your partner asks you, including any follow up questions they want to ask (listening to your partner’s questions, not reading them from this sheet).

1. English study

1. How long have you been studying English? How many hours have you spent in English classes in that time? How much money have you spent on English lessons this month/ this year/ in your life?

2. How much has your level improved recently?

3. How long have you been studying English in this school? Where did you study English before?

4. What do you think about the classroom you are sitting in now?

5. How many new words have you learnt this week?

6. How many new words did you learn last week? How many of those new words from last week do you think you can remember now?

2. Home

1. Where are you living now?

2. What kind of place are you living in now?

3. How long have you been living where you live now?

4. Are you thinking about moving? How long have you been planning to move?

5. Where did you live before?

6. How many different places have you lived in your life?

3. Friends

1. Have you made any new friends recently, or are all your friends old friends?

2. How long have you known your best friend?

3. Where did you first meet your best friend?

4. How did you first meet your best friend?

5. How many times have you met your best friend this month?

6. How long have you been going out with your present boyfriend or girlfriend?

4. Free time

1. How have you been spending your days off recently?

2. What did you do last weekend?

3. What do you usually do at the weekend?

4. How long have you been interested in the things you are interested in now?

5. How did you spend your days off when you were still at school?

6. Have you decided what you are going to do in your next long holiday? If not, have you been thinking about it recently?

5. Communications

1. How many text messages (=SMS) have you written this week?

2. Have you recently been writing more or less emails than usual? Why?

3. How many of your emails and texts in the last month have been in English?

4. How long have you been using a mobile phone? How have mobile phones changed in that time?

5. How many hours do you spend a week writing emails/ texts/ letters?

6. How many hours have you spent writing emails/ texts/ letters so far this week?

6. Work

1. Are you working at the moment?

2. How long have you been working in your present job?

3. How long have you been working in your present company?

4. Are you looking for a job? Why/ why not? How long have you been looking for a job? What have you done to try and find one?

5. What job would you like in the future?

6. What was your last job?

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Present Perfect Continuous Discussion Dice game- Worksheet 2- Grammar game

Change groups. Throw the dice twice to choose which question, and your partner will read it out to you without the verb in the correct tense from the list below. Repeat the sentence in the correct tense, as in Worksheet 1 (if you use another tense that is also correct but isn’t on Worksheet 1, that is also okay). When you have made the correct question, ask it to one of your partners.

1. English study

1. How long ______________ (you study) English? How many hours _____________ (you spend) in English classes in that time? How much money _______________ (you spend) on English lessons this month/ this year/ in your life?

2. How much _____________ (your level improve) recently?

3. How long ___________________ (you study) English in this school? Where ____________ (you study) English before?

4. What do you think about the classroom ________________ (you sit) in now?

5. How many new words ________________ (you learn) this week?

6. How many new words ________________ (you learn) last week? How many of those new words from last week do you think you can remember now?

2. Home

1. Where ______________ (you live) now?

2. What kind of place _____________________ (you live) in now?

3. How long _________________________ (you live) where you live now?

4. ___________ (you think) about moving? How long _____________ (you plan) to move?

5. Where ________________ (you live) before?

6. How many different places __________________ (you live) in your life?

3. Friends

1. ______________ (you make) any new friends recently, or are all your friends old friends?

2. How long _________________________ (you know) your best friend?

3. Where _____________________ (you first meet) your best friend?

4. How ____________________ (you first meet) your best friend?

5. How many times __________________ (you meet) your best friend this month?

6. How long ____________________ (you go out with) your present boyfriend or girlfriend?

4. Free time

1. How _____________________ (you spend) your days off recently?

2. What ______________________ (you do) last weekend?

3. What __________________________ (you usually do) at the weekend?

4. How long _______________ (you be) interested in the things you are interested in now?

5. How ____________________ (you spend) your days off when you were still at school?

6. ___________________________ (you decide) what you are going to do in your next long holiday? If not, _______________________ (you think) about it recently?

5. Communications

1. How many text messages (=SMS) ___________________ (you write) this week?

2. _______________________( you recently write) more or less emails than usual? Why?

3. How many of your emails and texts in the last month _____________ (be) in English?

4. How long ___________________ (you use) a mobile phone? How have mobile phones changed in that time?

5. How many hours ___________________ (you spend) a week writing emails/ texts/ letters?

6. How many hours _______________ (you spend) writing emails/ texts/ letters so far this week?

6. Work

1. ___________________ (you work) at the moment?

2. How long __________________ (you work) in your present job?

3. How long _________________ (you work) in your present company?

4. ___________________ (you look) for a job? Why/ why not? How long _________________ (you look) for a job? What have you done to try and find one?

5. What job ____________________ (you like) in the future?

6. What ______________ (be) your last job?

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Present Perfect Continuous Discussion Dice game Worksheet 3- Free speaking

Change groups again. Throw the dice twice, then your partner will make their own question to ask you about the same topics:

First throw

1. English study

2. Home

3. Friends

4. Free time

5. Communications

6. Work

Second throw

1. Distant past (= a long time ago, when you were a child etc)

2. Past (finished time)

3. Recent past

4. From the past until the present

5. Present habit

6. Something temporary now

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Present Perfect Continuous Discussion Dice game Worksheet 4- Free speaking- Version 2

Change groups again. Throw the dice twice, then your partner will make their own question to ask you:

First throw

1. Annoying and bad habits

2. Colleagues and classmates

3. Sports

4. Festivals and celebrations

5. Marriage

6. Technology

Second throw

1. Distant past (= a long time ago, when you were a child etc)

2. Past (finished time)

3. Recent past

4. From the past until the present

5. Present habit

6. Something temporary now

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PDF version for easy printing: Present Perfect Continuous discussion Qs

More games/ worksheets for Present Perfect Continuous here.

Dice games for other language points here.

7 Responses to Present Perfect Continuous Discussion Dice game

  1. elina says:

    thanks a lot!!!!!! it’s a marvelous game!!!

  2. akmonteiro@hotmail.com says:

    Excellent. It is fun and can be used with different levels and ages. Thanks a bunch

  3. Jon says:

    Amazing! Thank you, Alex! It was very useful for me.

  4. Sarah says:

    This is great!

  5. Awesome, thanks!

    Adriana

  6. Hanna says:

    I love this activity! I’m sure my students will love it! Thank you!!

  7. Great work!! Thanks so much!

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