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What Has Changed?

What Has Changed?

Students leave the room, come back, and describe what has changed. A speaking activity using the present perfect to talk about a changed situation.

Level:  Intermediate

Topic:  Change

Grammar:  Present perfect

Time:  20 minutes

Preparation

  • Write on the board: What has changed?

Procedure

1

Students get into groups of 4 or 5 people.

2

Ask one group to leave the room.

3

Ask the remaining students in the room to change one thing in the room.  


For example:

Move the TV, a desk, a plant, etc.

4

Ask the group to return to the room and try to guess what has changed. Give the group about 1 minute to discuss it. Then, give each person in the group a chance to make one guess, until someone says the correct answer.  


For example:

The TV has moved.

5

Count the number of guesses it takes the group to get the correct answer, and write it on the board.

6

Continue with each group. The group with the least points is the winner.

 

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