In our everyday lives we constantly compare things. Sometimes we stop and think if we are better or worse than we were in the past.

These comparisons help us realize how we have evolved, but we can also think about others. There may be differences between our life and our grandparent’s lives; between technology these days and technology 20 years ago.

People tend to say that the past was better than the present, but is it always true? Let’s check the following stories and find out! Welcome.

In this material you will learn how to compare and contrast the past with the present, you will use regular and irregular verbs, connectors such as and, but, or, also, and because. You will read, listen and write stories that focus on the differences between life in the past and the present and you will have different activities where people exchange information around these topics.