Sunday 10 June 2012

The most boring man in Britain?

You are going to
  • listen to a radio clip about a man with a "boring" hobby
  • do some comprehension actiivities
  • practise the present perfect

1) Discuss
  • What things do you find interesting?
  • Do you have any hobbies?
  • Do you know anyone with any strange hobbies?

2) Listen
Peter Willis has been called the most boring person in Britain.
Listen and find out why. What's his hobby?

3) Quiz
Do you think Peter's hobby is boring?
How much did you understand?
Try this quiz

4) Present Perfect / Past Simple
A) Which is correct in these sentences?

Present Perfect practice
When do we use the present perfect?

B) Which is correct in these sentences?

Printable versions here

Daily Mirror article on Peter Willis

Games with the present perfect

Present Perfect Coninuous

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