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Real English - "have done" vs. "did"

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This is a video-activity for pre-intermediate English students practicing the "past simple" and "present perfect".

Esta es una actividad con video para alumnos de nivel pre-intermedio de inglés que practica el "pasado simple" y "presente perfecto").

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Activities by Steven Starry - Alcorcón, Villaviciosa, Leganés

Activity 1 - Watch the Video

First, watch the video and answer the questions (the answers are below):

1) What did Kathy do in the morning?
2) What did Maria do yesterday?

Primero, mira el video y responde a las preguntas de arriba. (Las respuestas están más abajo.)

Activity 2 - Study the Past Simple

If the activity is difficult, review the past simple first: Pasado Simple.
Si te resulta difícil, repasa el pasado simple primero.

Activity 3 - Study the Present Perfect

If the activity is difficult, review the present perfect first: Presente Perfecto.
Si te resulta difícil, repasa el Presente Perfecto primero.

Activity 4 - Study Vocabulary

Do this vocabulary activity first: "Have done" vs. "did" - Matching or read the vocabulary list below: Vocabulary List.
Haz la actividad de vocabulario primero.

Activity 5 - Do these Interactive Activities

You can do interactive activities in this order: "Have done" vs. "did" - Easy Cloze, "Have done" vs. "did" - Difficult Cloze. (You can also simply watch and/or read the correct text below.)
Puedes hacer las actividades en el orden indicado más arriba. (También puedes simplemente ver el video y/o leer el texto correcto más abajo.)

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Answers to questions

These are the answers to the questions in activity 1:

1) What did Kathy do in the morning? She went out and had breakfast then came to New York.
2) What did Maria do yesterday? She arrived from Boston.

Estas son las respuestas a las preguntas de la actividad 1.


Interviewer: What’s your name?
Ada: Ada Sanchez.
Interviewer: And, what have you been doing today Ada?
Ada: What have I been doing today? Working. I’ve been working. I do payroll for a medical agency.
Interviewer: What did you do yesterday?
Ada: I went to church and I went to a birthday party.

Interviewer: Have you ever been to Europe?
Lady: Yes, I’ve been to France, in fact, to Blay. I lived there for one summer.
Interviewer: For a whole summer? What did you do while you were there?
Lady: I lived with a family. I just practiced speaking French.
Interviewer: Great!

Interviewer: What have you done this morning?
Joe: I’ve been following my wife around shopping all morning.
Interviewer: What did you do yesterday?
Derek: I sat around watching TV. I didn’t do very much at all.
Luke: Oh, I watched KU play a little basketball. That’s about it.
Interviewer: You like basketball, huh? What did you do yesterday?
Joe: My wife and I went to Charleston, South Carolina, and really had a good day.

Interviewer: And, what have you done this morning?
Nancy: What have I done? I picked up my two nieces. We are from New Jersey, which is the State next door to New York State. And we had lunch and we came to New York and we’re here at Radio City to see the Christmas show.
Interviewer: Oh good, I heard that’s great. What did you do yesterday?
Nancy: What did I do yesterday? Well, I took my Christmas tree down, did a little shopping, did a little laundry at home and cooked for my parents.

Interviewer: Good afternoon, what’s your name?
Kathy: Kathy Clee
Interviewer: Kathy Clee? Kathy, what have you done this morning?
Kathy: What have I done this morning? I went out and had breakfast and came here to New York.
Interviewer: What did you do yesterday?
Kathy: Yesterday, I stayed in bed all day because I was sick.
Interviewer: I hope you're feeling better.
Kathy: A little better, not much.

Interviewer: When did you meet your wife?
Michael: I met my wife three years ago.
Interviewer: Do you have any children?
Michael: Yes, I do. I have two children. This is my son Chad.
Interviewer: Hi Chad, how are you?
Chad: Good.
Interviewer: Could you introduce us to your wife?
Michael: Yes.
Interviewer: Hello.
Michael: This is Loren.
Interviewer: Hi, what’s your name?
Loren: Loren.
Interviewer: Great! What have you done this morning Loren?
Loren: Packed, had breakfast, now we’re shopping.
Interviewer: Ok. What did you do yesterday?
Loren: I was sick in bed.
Interviewer: I hope you’re feeling better today.
Loren: Yes, I am. Thank you.

Interviewer: Hi, what’s your name?
Bernadette: Bernadette.
Interviewer: Bernadette, what have you done this morning?
Bernadette: I got up. I went over to the passport office to try and get an emergency passport, and I’m waiting here for somebody to pick me up. That’s it.
Interviewer: Ok. Great! Turn this way just a little and then they can see your beautiful face.

Interviewer: What have you done this morning?
Travis: A lot of reading. A lot of reading.
Interviewer: What did you do yesterday?
Alison: Much of the same. It was work.
Interviewer: A lot of work?
Travis: A lot of work.
Interviewer: What did you do yesterday?
Alison: I went to the Hard Rock Café and I went to a disco birthday party and I banked all day again yesterday.
Interviewer: It sounds like you had a little more fun than him.
Alison: Yea. That’s generally the case.

Interviewer: What’s your name again?
Marie: Marie Holtz.
Interviewer: Hi, Marie. What have you done this morning?
Marie: Well, we’ve . . . we got up and we had bagels for breakfast and we ate quickly left Riverton New Jersey for New York City.
Interviewer: Great! What did you do yesterday?
Marie: Yesterday was a kind of relaxing day, post-holiday, family kind of day. Everybody stayed at home and kind of enjoyed each other. Yea.

Interviewer: Hello, what’s your name?
Maria: My name is Maria.
Interviewer: Hi Maria. What have you done this morning?
Maria: Not much. I tried to take a tour around New York, which wasn’t a very good one, so we got off the bus.
Interviewer: Wow, that was smart. What did you do yesterday?
Maria: Well, we arrived from Boston, I arrived from Boston and my sister arrived from Russia.
Interviewer: Great! Can you speak any foreign languages?
Maria: Yep. I speak some French. I speak Spanish, English and Russian. That’s my native language.
Interviewer: What did you do when you left school?
Maria: Well, I continued teaching, studying and teaching.
Interviewer: When did you two meet?
Maria: You mean here or in general?
Interviewer: In general.
Maria: We were born together. This is my womb-mate.
Interviewer: Womb-mate? So, you’re twins?
Maria: Yes.
Interviewer: That’s great!

Practice: "Have done" vs. "did" - Easy Cloze, "Have done" vs. "did" - Difficult Cloze.

Vocabulary (Los significados son para este contexto)

What have you been doing? - ¿Qué has estado haciendo?
payroll - nóminas.
I've been working - He estado trabajando.
church - iglesia.
Have you ever been to France? - ¿Has estado en Francia alguna vez?
in fact - de hecho.
whole - entero.
while - mientras.
just - solamente.
great - fabuloso.
following - siguiendo.
sat around watching TV - no hacer nada más que sentarse y ver la tele.
at all - en absoluto.
that's about it - eso es todo.
picked up - recogió.
niece - sobrina.
take my Christmas tree down - guardar el arból de navidad.
do the laundry - lavar la ropa sucia.
went out - salió.
sick - estar malo, enfermo.
ago - hace.
Could you . . .? - ¿Podrías . . . ?
packed - hacer las maletas.
I hope - espero.
feeling better - sentir mejor.
try - intentar.
emergency passport - pasaporte urgente.
pick me up - recogerme.
that's it - eso es todo.
turn this way - date la vuelta en esta dirección.
again - otra vez.
it sounds like - parece.
fun - divertido.
that's generally the case - eso es lo que ocurre en general.
bagel - tipo de panecillo.
left - se fue.
kind of - más o menos.
each other - uno a otro.
which - lo cuál.
got off - se bajó.
smart - listo, inteligente.
you mean - quieres decir.
together - juntos.
womb-mate - compañero de útero.
twins - gemelos.

Practica el vocabulario: Have done vs. did - Matching

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Grammar: Pasado Simple, Presente Perfecto.

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