Objectives & Sequence: This lesson is intended to be used as a review of Grammar 1-1.

Intro Student 1 Student 2 Student 3 Student 4

Students work in groups of three to four and open the corresponding pages.

On each page, students are presented with three sentences. Under each sentence, there is a list of three grammar tenses. When it is Student One's turn, he or she will read to the group the first sentence on the page. The other two to three members of the group must convert the sentence to other tenses, as specified by Student One.

On Student One's page: It's raining a lot.

  • Past Simple: It rained a lot.
  • Present Simple: It rains a lot.
  • Present Perfect Simple: It has rained a lot.

Okay everyone, my sentence is 'It's raining a lot.' Student Two, please change this sentence to the Past Simple.

It rained a lot.

Good job Student Two. Student Three, please change this sentence to the Present Simple.

It rains a lot.

Yes. Very good. Student Four! You are last. Please change the sentence to the Present Perfect Simple.

It has rained a lot.


The turn is finished. Now, Student Two will read his or her sentence to the group.

  1. The man doesn't fly.
    • Past Simple: The man didn't fly.
    • Present Continuous: The man isn't flying.
    • Present Perfect Simple: The man hasn't flown.
  2. Kenny talks a lot.
    • Past Simple: Kenny talked a lot.
    • Present Continuous: Kenny is talking a lot.
    • Present Perfect Simple: Kenny has talked a lot.
  3. The aircraft engine is making a strange sound.
    • Past Simple: The aircraft engine made a strange sound.
    • Present Simple: The aircraft engine makes a strange sound.
    • Present Perfect Simple: The aircraft engine has made a strange sound.
  1. She flies a stunt aircraft.
    • Past Simple: She flew a stunt aircraft.
    • Present Continuous: She is flying a stunt aircraft.
    • Present Perfect Simple: She has flown a stunt aircraft.
  2. We are having a good flight.
    • Past Simple: We had a good flight.
    • Present Simple: We have a good flight.
    • Present Perfect Simple: We have had a good flight.
  3. Peter doesn't repair aircraft.
    • Past Simple: Peter didn't repair aircraft.
    • Present Continuous: Peter isn't repairing aircraft.
    • Present Perfect Simple: Peter hasn't repaired aircraft.
  1. Mike didn't come to flight school.
    • Present Simple: Mike doesn't come to flight school.
    • Present Continuous: Mike isn't coming to flight school.
    • Present Perfect Simple: Mike hasn't come to flight school.
  2. Our flight instructor speaks loudly.
    • Past Simple: Our flight instructor spoke loudly.
    • Present Continuous: Our flight instructor is speaking loudly.
    • Present Perfect Simple: Our flight instructor has spoken loudly.
  3. We aren't exercising flight safety.
    • Past Simple: We didn't exercise flight safety.
    • Present Simple: We don't exercise flight safety.
    • Present Perfect Simple: We haven't exercised flight safety.
  1. We have watched several good landings.
    • Past Simple: We watched several good landings.
    • Present Continuous: We are watching several good landings.
    • Present Simple: We watch several good landings.
  2. The departing aircraft has gone into a steep climb.
    • Past Simple: The departing aircraft went into a steep climb.
    • Present Continuous: The departing aircraft is going into a steep climb.
    • Present Simple: The departing aircraft goes into a steep climb.
  3. The landing aircraft is going too fast down the runway.
    • Past Simple: The landing aircraft went too fast down the runway.
    • Present Simple: The landing aircraft goes too fast down the runway.
    • Present Perfect Simple: The landing aircraft has gone too fast down the runway.