ESL Questions - Past Tenses- Past Simple, Past Perfect, Past Continuous - Speaking Activity


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    These Past Tense conversation questions for A2-B2 Pre-Intermediate- Intermediate ESL students are designed to practice Past Simple, Present Perfect, Past Continuous, Past Perfect & Past Perfect Continuous. They are great for practicing simple question and answer conversations and listening skills in small groups or as a partner activity. The questions are grouped into grammar categories for ease of use. They are small and can be used on-the-go or pulled out during any lesson for extra practice. This set is an essential for ESL teachers. It's extremely useful to get your students speaking while using specific, targeted, level appropriate grammar.


    What's included in this pdf file: (130+ prompts)


    • Past Simple: WH- Why, When, Where, What, What time + How
    • Past Continuous
    • Present Perfect* - How long | For & Since.
    • Past Perfect:
    • Past Perfect
    • Past Perfect Continuous

    *While present perfect is a present tense, I've included it with the past tenses since most educators teach this tense along with past tenses


    Just laminate, cut them out and use. You can also punch a hole at the top and put them all on a ring. This is a great activity to get your students talking at the beginning of each lesson or to focus on a specific grammar structure that they have just learned or reviewed.


    This set is also available in Present Simple:

    Present Simple - Grab & Go Question Prompts

     This resource is also available for purchase on Teacher Pay Teachers. If you prefer to purchase it there, follow this link.

    How to assemble and use this resource:
    This is a full color pdf file. There is also a B&W version included in the download. After printing the resource, I recommend laminating the cards before cutting. This increases durability and ensures that you can continue using this set again and again.

    How will you receive the resource?
    After your payment has processed you will be redirected to a download page where you can immediately download the file and save it to your computer. You will also receive an email containing a link to the resource.

    * Due to the digital nature of this product, Hot Chocolate Education does NOT offer refunds. Once the product has been downloaded, it can't be returned and refunds can not be issued.