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Present Perfect powerpoint

  1. 1. Present Perfect  Experiences  Verb Tense used to discuss experiences in the past and completed events and actions up to and including the present time
  2. 2. Three Main Uses of Present Perfect  Use 1  Something that started in the past and still true now Examples:
  3. 3. Three Uses of Present Perfect  Use 2  Indefinite past action (time unspecified, unstated, or unknown) Examples: ?
  4. 4. Three Uses of Present Perfect  Use 3  Repeated past action Examples:
  5. 5. Form of Present Perfect Subject + have / has + past participle I We You They He The people She Everyone It
  6. 6. Past Participles What is a past participle?  For regular past tense verbs, the –ed form: liked, walked, worked, talked  For irregular past verbs, memorize: been, seen, had, eaten, shown, written
  7. 7. Do you know the past participles?  Click Here to Find Out.  Click!  Or here!  Or here, too.
  8. 8. Key words for present perfect  Already = (adv.) before now I have already finished my homework. Not yet = (adv.) not before now Scientists have not yet discovered a cure.
  9. 9. Key words for present perfect  Never = (adv.) not at any time in the past, including now I have never seen such a beautiful sunset!  Ever = (adv.) at any time, including the present ** Used only in questions Have you ever ridden a horse?
  10. 10. Reminder about Adverb Placement  With two verbs (auxiliary and main verb), place the adverb between them I have never eaten raw fish.
  11. 11. Key words for present perfect  Before = at some time in the past behind the present time I have been to Las Vegas before.  Several times, many times, a few times, a couple of times, a lot of times = for indefinite or repeated past actions
  12. 12. Key words for present perfect  Since and for  Since + specific point in the past when the action started  For + duration, length of time
  13. 13. Practice: since or for ? _______ January _______ 10 years _______ Monday _______ 12 noon _______ I got up _______ 5 minutes _______ a long time ago _______ four days _______ 6:00 _______ Wednesday _______ a month _______ two days ago _______ November 1 _______ 2004 _______ an hour _______ I was young
  14. 14. Need more practice with since and for?  Click Here!  Or here!
  15. 15. Online Practice  Simple Practice  Forming Questions in Present Perfect  Change to Present Perfect  More Practice  Still More Practice
  16. 16. Any Questions about Present Perfect?

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