Look at the following sentences:1. The men paint the house. (Present Tense)2. The men painted the house. (Past Tense) 3. The men have painted the house. (Present Perfect Tense)
Present Perfect Tense Made up of “ have /has” + past participle form of verbPresent Past Present participle Past Participle eat ate eating eaten write wrote writing written “has/have” + eaten √ “has/have” + ate /eat/eating ×
When do we use the Present Perfect Tense?“Ali has gone to school. ” - used to describe an action that has been completed. Isn’t the Past Tense also used to describe completed action? “Ali went to school.”
He went for tuition yesterday. √He has gone for tuition yesterday. × In using the Present Perfect tense: -we cannot include the time of action. “ He has eaten the bread.”
ACTIVITYPretend that you are a detective investigating a crime that justtook place.You are to come up with a crime scene report using 8 PresentPerfect Tenses in your report. e.g. 1. When we arrived at the scene of the crime, it seemed that the suspect has just left the building.
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Recap:1.The present perfect tense is made up of ________ a. has/have + present participle b. had + past participle c. has/have + past participle form of verb √2. In using the Present Perfect Tense, we should notinclude ____________ a. the completed action b. the time in which the action was completed √ c. the action