Present Perfect vs Simple Past

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Present Perfect vs Simple Past

  1. 1. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE PRESENT PERFECT AND THE SIMPLE PAST ?
  2. 2. CONTRAST BETWEEN PRESENT PERFECT AND SIMPLE PAST We use definite expressions with the Simple Past tense: yesterday, last week, … ago, and others while we don’t use definite time expressions with the Present perfect tense. The simple past talks about specific events that finished already while the present perfect talks about events with indefinite time that began on the past and continues to the present
  3. 3. Question Present Perfect
  4. 4. QUESTION Have I Have you Has he Has she + past participle? Has it Have we Have you Have they Have you gone to Paris?
  5. 5. Simple Past Question
  6. 6. QUESTION Have I Have you Has he Has she + past participle? Has it Have we Have you Have they Have you gone to Paris?
  7. 7. Present Perfect Possitive Answer
  8. 8. I have (‘ve) You have (‘ve) He has (‘s) She has (‘s) + past participle It has (‘s) We have (‘ve) You have (‘ve) They have (‘ve) Form : Yes, I have gone to Paris
  9. 9. Simple Past Possitive answer
  10. 10. I You He She + past It We You They Yes, I went to Paris last summer
  11. 11. Present Perfect Negative answers
  12. 12. NEGATIVE I have not (haven´t) You have not (haven´t) He has not (hasn´t) She has not (hasn’t) + past participle It has not (hasn´t) We have not (haven´t) You have not (haven´t) They have not (haven´t) They haven’t been to school
  13. 13. Simple Past Negative answer
  14. 14. NEGATIVE I have not (haven´t) You have not (haven´t) He has not (hasn´t) She has not (hasn’t) + past participle It has not (hasn´t) We have not (haven´t) You have not (haven´t) They have not (haven´t) They haven’t been to school
  15. 15. <ul><ul><li>He has travelled a lot in his current job. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He has never travelled . </li></ul></ul>This is an action in the past that comes up to the present. Isnt finished <ul><ul><li>He travelled a lot in his previous job </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He has never travelled . </li></ul></ul>This is an action in the past that remains on the past Finished Example:
  16. 16. <ul><ul><li>Have you met Ray? – Yes, I met him when we were students . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My parents have been to India. In fact, they went there twice last year . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Has anybody phoned me? – Yes, Joyce phoned an hour ago . </li></ul></ul>

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