Present Simple and Continuous games, worksheets, stories and songs

About 70 pdf photocopiables and other teaching ideas. If you find anything useful here, please support TEFLtastic.

Updated 17 December 2017

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Photocopiable Present Simple and Continuous classroom activities

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TV ads Present Simple and Continuous presentation and speaking

Present Simple and Continuous needs analysis and presentation (with key words for each tense – good for first lessons)

Present Simple and Continuous for describing companies

Present Simple and Continuous guess the person – (with names of jobs and relationships)

Present Simple and Continuous discuss and agree (with verbs which are often used with one tense or the other)

Present Simple and Continuous discussion questions on brands (with key words for both tenses)

Small talk with present tenses to start meetings  (with phrases to end small talk and get down to business)

Present Simple and Continuous meetings on the topic of brands

Present Simple and Continuous for describing your company and job

Present Simple and Continuous things in common

Present Continuous and Present Simple job mimes

Postcards chain writing (consequences) game

Gestures  cultural differences game (miming and then talking about use and not of those gestures)

Time zones Present simple and continuous

Time zones version 2

Food and drink mimes

Food cultural differences mimes

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Table manners Present Simple and Continuous mimes

Xmas Present Simple and Continuous mimes

Present Simple and Continuous taboo topics game

Present Simple or Continuous Create a town

Business English Present Simple or Continuous discussion questions

Business English Present Simple and Continuous taboo topics game

Business Present Simple/ Continuous verb guessing

Present Simple and Continuous Business English roleplays

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Present Simple and Continuous story

My Dad (on LearnEnglishKids)

Present Simple and Continuous songs

See pages above for songs with just one of the present tenses

Lemon Tree by Fool’s Garden (although most verbs could just as easily be in the other tense – link to lyrics and video with lyrics on YouTube) – NEW LINK

All of Me by John Legend (good mix of tenses, but not all logical choices so I wouldn’t get students to try and guess… – link to lyrics and official video) – NEW LINK

Thing’s I’ll Never Say by Avril Lavigne (probably quite difficult for students to understand – link to lyrics)

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One Response to Present Simple and Continuous games, worksheets, stories and songs

  1. yanti94 says:

    well, i’m a tutor of speaking class. i teach EFL. even the purpose or the main goal of my class is making the students able to speak english but i think that i’ve to take grammar as the consideration since it will be shame for my trainee if they speak gramatically iincorret. in the other hand. i wary if i’ll teach or evaluate their grammar that they will be doubt to speake english. do u have any suggestion on my problem?

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