Read the following time expressions and write them in two lists. List 'A' refers to time in the past which is NOT connected to now. List
'B' refers to the past INCLUDING now. Follow the examples.
in my life / in 2001 / recently
/ before I was born / last month / since yesterday
last year / today / lately / two days ago / this week / when I lived
From the past up to
(and including now)
Read the following sentences and choose the correct verb tense.
1. My parents to Scotland before I was born. 2. She a thing since yesterday. 3. I’m sorry, ? 4. 20 cigarettes so far today, and you haven’t had breakfast yet! 5. working at the bank in 1999. 6. out to eat lately? 7. Maria last year and she’s completely changed my life. 8. the bill two days ago. 9. When your first baby? 10. born in 1963.
Listen to the following ten sentences and decide if they are present perfect or past simple. Follow the example.
I saw the Statue of
Liberty when I was in New York five years ago.