Present perfect and present perfect continous
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Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS
Affirmative: Subject + Have / Has + Past Participle
To talk about an action which started in the past and
continuous up to now.
I have been a teacher
for more than ten years.
We haven't seen
Janine since Friday.
How long have you
been at this school?
To talk about experiences. It is important if we have done
it in our lives or not. It is not important when we did it.
I have been abroad two times..
Have you ever eaten sushi?
John has never broken a leg
To talk about a past action that has the result in the present.
Jimmy has gone to South America. = He isn't here now.
Have you finished your homework? = Is your homework
Tip! => often use just, already and yet
I have lost my wallet. = I don't have it now.
Affirmative: Subject + Have / Has + Been + V-ing
Negative: Subject + Haven't / Hasn't + Been + V-ing
Question: Have / Has + Subject + Been + V-ing
Actions that started in the past and are still happening now
( We began waiting 20 minutes ago and we are
still waiting now )
. Actions have just finished but have results in present
It has been raining ( the streets are still wet)
Someone has been eating my chips (= half of them have gone).