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Use of for since and ago with present perfect exercises

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Escuela de Idiomas Facultad de Filosofia ALMEIDA J.MENDEZ K. SANTANA M. Presentation Transcript

  • 1. UNIVERSIDAD CENTRAL DEL ECUADOR
  • 2. FACULTAD DE FILOSOFÍA LETRAS Y CIENCIAS DE LA EDUCACIÓN
  • 3. TEMA: FOR, SINCE AND AGO
    INTEGRANTES:Almeida Jorge LuisMéndez Karem EstefaníaSantana Ana Monserrate
  • 4. FOR We use FOR to say how long.
  • 5. We use for + a period of time:past now
    For three days
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Monday
  • 6. Three days
    An hour
    A week
    A month
    Five year
    Ten minutes
    Two hours
    Four weeks
    Six months
    A long time
  • 7. Examples:
    Rachel is in Brazil. She has been there for three days.
    Eduardo has been in Canada for six month.
    We’ve been waiting for two hours.
    I’ve lived in Chicago for a long time.
  • 8. SINCE FOR TIME
  • 9. We often use since when talking about time:
    Past Now
    since + point
    A point is a precise moment in time, for example: 9 o'clock, 1st January, Monday. Since means "from a point in the past until now." Since is normally used with perfect tenses.
    We use SINCE + thestart of theperiod
    (Monday / 9 o`clock )
    SinceMonday
    Monday
  • 10. WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN
  • 11. Since is normally used with perfect tenses:
    EXAMPLES:
    • He has been here since 9am.
    • 12. He has been working since he arrived.
    • 13. I had lived in New York since my childhood.
    Since can also be used in the structure "It is [period] since...":
    • It is a year since I saw her.
    • 14. How long is it since you got married?
  • EXAMPLES
    • Richard has been in Canada since January. (=from January to now)
    • 15. We`ve been waiting since 9 o´clock (=from 9 o´clock to now)
    • 16. I`ve lived in Chicago since I was ten years old.
  • ago = before now
    JiYoo started her new job three weeks ago.
    (= three weeks before now)
    "When did Tom go out?" "Ten minutes ago."
    (= ten minutes before now)
    I had dinner an hour ago.
    Life vas very different a hundred years ago.
    AGO
  • 17. We use ago with the past (started/did/had/was, etc.).
    Compare ago and for:
    • When did Rachel arrive in Brazil? She arrived in Brazil three days ago.
    • 18. How long has she been in Brazil? She has been in Brazil for three days.
  • Exercises
    01. I have been studying English ....................... three years.02. We have been waiting for delivery ....................... last Tuesday.03. They arrived here ten days .......................04. I met him two years .......................05. I have been trying to get through on the phone ....................... the past hour.06. The machine broke down an hour .......................07. I have been driving ....................... 1974.
  • 19. Exercises
    09. We had to buy a new washing machine a couple of days .......................10. That politician has been talking ....................... six hours.11. I haven't had a cigarette ....................... I gave up on my birthday last year.12. I was waiting ....................... only a few minutes.13. He has been eating in that expensive restaurant ever ....................... he got his new job.14. I left the firm two years .......................