Tell me one thing…what tenseare these sentences? PRESENT PERFECT TENSE
Items to know in learning any tenses When you look at the form of this bike, you know what it is called …..? p/s: It is a Ducati Streetfighter Forms A person who knows the use of a marker pen would say it is used to write on whiteboard for example. Now, imagine, giving this marker pen to a two year old Any Uses child. To them, this is yummytenses food and eats it. These are extra clues for you. It makes your life easier in getting to spot the Clues right form and uses. (Time expresesions, adverbs etc)
FORMS: (p/s: fill in the blank with the correct presentperfect forms please. ) Positive Negative QuestionsI have eaten I have not eaten. Have you eaten?He has left. He has not left. When has he left? They have not written.The children havespoken. Murni and Aishah have not called the police. Has she gone insane? Where have you been?The girl has smiledbroadly.
Tag vs Info Questions Vpp = past participleI put “vpp” to show that it is the verb that is in the past participle form TROTQ = the rest of the question
Extra about Questions(p/s: For the rest of the blanks, create your own positive,tag Q and Info Q You can do it! )Positive Tag Question Info QuestionWe have read the Have you read the When have you read themagazine. magazine? magazine?
USES : Present Perfect has 3 usesCheck them out! To describe an action/activity/situation that ended a short time ago. The time is not specified. To describe and action/activity/situation which started in the past and continues up to the present. To connect the result of a past action to the present.
U1: To describe an action/activity/situation that ended ashort time ago. The time is not specified. I have already swept the floor. Mr. Tan has just arrived the from work. YOUR SENTENCE? CLUES: just / already / lately / recently
U2: To describe and action/activity/situation which startedin the past and continues up to the present. I have known Siti for ten years. He has painted five pictures so far. YOUR SENTENCE? CLUES: since / for / so far / up to now / never / ever / still / yet
U3: To connect the result of a past action to the present. Someone has stolen her purse. He has broken his arm in the accident. YOUR SENTENCE? CLUES: …….x