Today in class, first thing we’ve done, we talked about creative activities and creative people (Vocabulary Lesson 1 Unit 5) by doing exercises 1-3, p. 62 (last week, I’m sure they did Lead-in exercises 1-4, p. 61, where in 2a you were able to learn some useful vocabulary to express which activities you do in your leisure time)
The teacher has also explained us the usage and differences between two English verb tenses: Present Perfect Simple and Present Perfect Continuous. These Grammar issues are part of Lesson 1, Unit 5: Spare Time, Student’s Book, Total English, Longman. They likely started Unit 5 last week. I didn’t attended on Wednesday and on Friday.
After the explanation, we did Grammar exercises 4-6, p. 63. We also did an exercise which is not in Student’s Book or Workbook in which we used both tenses. There were two pieces of paper. The first and big one had twelve small pictures representing situations involving actions and results. We had to write two sentences. Each sentence should use one tense. The first sentence used to represent the action which started in the past and has continued up until now and the second sentence the result. The second and small piece of paper had phrase pairs about one of the pictures (which one had to match with) but only of some of them. We asked our partner about “What has been happening?” and “What has happened?” in pictures we didn’t have a phrase pair.
Finally the teacher assigned us some homework: exercises 9-11, p. 64.