A well-structured activity to teach common time prepositions used in narrative: after, as, before, during, for, since, until, when, while. It starts with students identifying time prepositions in a letter and builds up to them telling a story using prompts.
An extract from the worksheet:
Match the two halves of each sentence to make suitable sentences.
a. The bus arrived
b. The two girls were singing
c. I got to the party
d. You really don't have time to shop
e. We really must visit the sights
f. He hasn't done anything like that
g. I've been waiting here
h. The room fell silent
i. You mustn't make a decision
j. She'll let you know the answer
1. when most of the guests had left.
2. as I walked in.
3. before the end of the holiday.
4. after I had been waiting for an hour.
5. for over two hours.
6. when she's made a decision.
7. while they were working.
8. until you're sure it's the right one.
9. during the lunch hour.
10. since I've known him.