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  • PRESENT PERFECT
  • ReadaboutLouise’sexperiencesgoingabroad:
    I have been in different places around the world. Because of that I have met a lot of interesting people who have taught me too many things about culture. It has been really exciting to have the chance to enjoy of this kind of experiences. I love travelling!
  • I havebeen in different places
    Theyhavetaught me about cultural issues
    It has beenreallyexciting
    Louise uses thoseexpressionstotalkaboutabout events started in past and continue in present.
  • Those are somecontractionsveryused in informal speech:
     He’swritten five letter
     I’ve thought of you!
    • They’ve worked together for many years
    • I haven’t tried Chinese food
     John hasn’t finished his homework
  • You use presentperfecttotalkabout:
    • to describe something in the past when we don’t know when it happened or when it happened is not important
    I have traveled to Brazil
    • to describe something that has happened many times in the past.
    She has got married twice!
    • Started in the past, continues until now, and may or may not continue into the future
    My parents have watched soap operas for years
  • Since
    He has played soccer since he was 5 yearsold.
    He isstillplaying soccer
    Use “since” tospecifythemomenttheactionstarted.
    I havestudiedEnglishsince I was a girl
    I continuestudyingEnglish
  • For
    Mary has worked in thiscompanyfor 3 years
    John and Mary havebeenmarriedfor 6 months
    Use “For” to talkabout a period of time
    I haven’tseen Martin for 2 months
  • Already
    I havealreadysentthe email.
    yet
    Mary hasn’tfinishedherhomeworkyet
    Never
    Theyhaveneverbeen in Australia
    Ever
    Haveyoueverstudiedabroad
  • Nowcheckthese videos and learn more aboutpresentperfect and pronunciation!
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_M7xIwAqy9I

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IMTNomhg-E

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsvmSi7MSsI
  • Writing
    You are travelling! Write a lettertoyourbestfriendtellinghimwhatyouhave done duringthetrip.