IELTS Speaking Part 1- Tense Review

A LESSON PLAN FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS

Past, present and future questions and answers in IELTS Speaking Part One

IELTS Speaking Part One tense review

Worksheet One – Question topics

Match the questions and answers below to these Part One Speaking topics:

  1. Work and Studies
  2. Friends and Family
  3. Hobbies and Free time
  4. Hometown
  5. Accommodation
  6. Festivals and Celebrations

How long have you been studying English?

How many hours do you study English every week?

What are you going to do next weekend?

What did you do last weekend?

Have you visited any foreign countries?

Are you studying anything at the moment?

When did you last go to a festival?

When did you first go abroad?

Do you have any plans for your next holiday? What are you going to do?

When do you think you will next apply for a job?

How did you celebrate your last birthday?

Where were you born?

How often do you go back to your hometown?

Where are you living now?

What do your parents do?

What job do you think you will do in the future?

Have you ever had a serious accident? What were you doing when it happened?

Ask and answer the questions in pairs

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Worksheet Two – Tenses

Without looking back at Worksheet 1, write each question in the correct tense and with the correct subject. Questions with no wh- word should be made into yes/ no questions.

How long ______________________________________ (study) English?

How many hours ______________________________ (study) English every week?

What ______________________________________________ (do) next weekend?

What ______________________________________________ (do) last weekend?

_____________________________________________ (visit) any foreign countries?

_________________________________________ (study) anything at the moment?

When ____________________________________________ (last go) to a festival?

Do you have any plans for your next holiday? What _______________________ (do)?

When ________________________________________________ (first go) abroad?

When do you think ________________________________________ (apply) for a job?

How _________________________________________ (celebrate) your last birthday?

Where ______________________________________________________ (born)?

How often ___________________________________ (go back) to your hometown?

Where ____________________________________________________ (live) now?

What _______________________? My father is a dentist and my mother is a housewife.

What job do you think __________________________________ (do) in the future?

_______ (have) a serious accident? What _______________ (do) when it happened?

Check your answers on Worksheet 1. Other tenses might be possible, so please check if you wrote something different.

Ask and answer different questions with the same tenses, for example by using the same question stems.

Ask and answer different questions on the six topics on the first page above.

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