MY IDEAL FRIEND
TALK TO A PARTNER ABOUT YOUR IDEAL FRIEND. WHAT CHARACTERISTICS SHOULD (S)HE HAVE?
ARE YOU AN IDEAL FRIEND?
HAS A FRIEND EVER LET YOU DOWN OR HAVE YOU LET A FRIEND DOWN? WHAT HAPPENED?
HOW LONG HAVE YOU KNOWN YOUR BEST FRIEND/S? WHERE DID YOU MEET THEM? WHAT DO YOU HAVE IN COMMON? WHAT DON’T YOU HAVE IN COMMON?
IS THERE ANYTHING YOU CAN’T STAND ABOUT YOUR FRIEND? IS THERE ANY SUBJECT YOU CANNOT TALK ABOUT BECAUSE YOU KNOW YOU WILL ARGUE?
WHAT THINGS DO YOU DO TOGETHER?
WHAT WOULD YOU DO IN THE FOLLOWING CASES IF THEY INVOLVED YOUR BEST FRIEND OR YOUR WORST ENEMY?
- You see your friend/enemy shoplifting.
- You receive from your friend/enemy an sms that wasn’t meant for you.
- You accidentally break something in your friend/enemy’s house.
- Your friend/enemy invites you to an event you’d really love to go to, but you’ve got arrangements for that day.
- You find out that your friend/enemy has told a big lie to get the job that you wanted and has been offered the post.
PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE VS. CONTINUOUS
Present Perfect / Present Perfect Continuous
Using the words in parentheses, complete the text below with the appropriate tenses.
Robin: Look at that couple over there, they (be, only) here for five or ten minutes and they already have their food.
Michele: He must realize we (order, not) yet! We (sit) here for over half an hour staring at him.
Robin: I don’t know if he (notice, even) us. He (run) from table to table taking orders and serving food.
Michele: That’s true, and he (look, not) in our direction once.
AT THE DOCTOR’S
PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE OR CONTINUOUS?
AT THE DOCTOR’S ACTIVITY
YET/ALREADY (ONLY EXPLANATION)
Present Perfect Tense – Already and Yet
|Alreadymeans that something happened earlier than we expected. With Present Perfect already usually goes after have or has and before the main verb.Examples
– We’ve already had our breakfast.
– When are you going to do your homework?
– Do you want a cup of coffee?
Yet means that something that we expected has happened or hasn’t happened. We usually put it at the end of a sentence.
– Has the post arrived yet?
– Have you done your homework?
– Haven’t you got ready yet? Look at the time!
PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE VS CONTINUOUS