Past Simple vs Present Perfect

We are about to start unit 7 which is about the Past Simple and the Present Perfect. Watch the following videos:

PAST SIMPLE

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PRESENT PERFECT

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1st CONDITIONAL

Conditionals are formed by two different sentences. The first is the condition preceded by IF, the second is the result of that condition.Have a look at the different tenses used in the First Conditional:

IF + PRESENT TENSE , PRESENT TENSE/FUTURE SIMPLE

Now have a look at the videos:

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THE OSCARS

The 81st Academy Awards honoring the best in film for 2008 was held on Sunday, February 22, 2009 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE 

Penelope Cruz wins The Oscar

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BEST PICTURE OF THE YEAR

And the Oscar goes to …  Slumdog Millionaire

The story of Jamal Malik, an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, who is about to experience the biggest day of his life. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India’s “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?”

Have a look at these two videos, the first is the trailer and the second an NBC interview:

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Have you ever been to a Zara store?

Conversation questions related to clothes and fashion. A Part of Conversation Questions for the ESL Classroom. If you visit the site you’ll find many other interesting topics.

  • About how much money do you spend on clothes a year?
  • Do you like shopping for new clothes?
  • Do you often buy new clothes?
  • Do you prefer to go shopping or just browse? Why?
  • Do you think men should be allowed to wear skirts?
  • What piece of clothing do you spend your money on the most? Why?
  • Do you read fashion magazines?
  • Do you sometimes wear a hat?
  • Do you think it is important to wear fashionable clothes?

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