A. Correcting student mistakes.
Each of the following sentences contains a mistake. For each one:
- underline the mistake
- write the correct version
- write the explanation you would give to a student for the correction.
1.A: Morning, what can I get you?
B: I wonder if you would mind giving me a packet of Benson & Hedges.
B. Could you give me a packet of Benson & Hedges.
You haven't written any explanation.
5. seems fine
1.A: Have you seen John recently?
B: Yes, I have seen him last week.
B. Yes, I saw him last week.
- seen – is used in the past tense. The correct word is saw.
Last week is something in the past.