Telling stories

Building demolition in Fukushima

Building demolition in Fukushima

In your family who tells the best stories?

What is your favourite family story?

Write about or explain the story.

Storytelling tense tips

  • Use the past tense to describe actions that happened in the past, or past habits.
  • Use the past continuous tense to describe the background, or a long action that was interrupted by an event in the past.
  • Use the past perfect tense to describe experiences or actions that happened before a past event.
  • Use the simple present tense, present continuous tense (or the appropriate tense) when quoting what someone said.

My grandfather always told the best stories, and you could never tell if they were true or not.