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  1. 1. FOR OR SINCE? Present Perfect and Past Simple
  2. 2. <ul><li>We use FOR with periods of time. </li></ul><ul><li>We use SINCE with dates and points in time. </li></ul>
  3. 3. FOR <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>- She lived in Italy for twenty years . </li></ul><ul><li>- They have worked in this office for two months. </li></ul><ul><li>- We stayed at that hotel for six days . </li></ul><ul><li>- My parents have lived in this house for a long time . </li></ul>
  4. 4. SINCE <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>- They have stayed in Italy since September . </li></ul><ul><li>Mary has studied English since 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Have they been here since 5:00 ? </li></ul><ul><li>- They haven’t come since last month . </li></ul>
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