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Present Perfect tense

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  2. 2. When can we use the present perfect?We use the Present Perfect to say that an action happenedat an unspecified time before now. The exact time is notimportant. You CANNOT use the Present Perfect withspecific time expressions such as: yesterday, one year ago,last week, when I was a child, when I lived in Japan, atthat moment, that day, one day, etc. We CAN use thePresent Perfect with unspecific expressions such as: ever,never, once, many times, several times, before, so far,already, yet, etc Prepared by NOUF
  3. 3. For example:James has finished his homework.They have lived here for two years.She has written three letters just now..Negative Form:People have not traveled to Mars.Ahmad has not yet finished his homework .I have not read this book before. Prepared by NOUF
  4. 4. Question form:Have you finished your homework?Has she come today?Have you not seen the doctor? Prepared by NOUF
  5. 5. PRESENT PERFECT FORM [has/have + past participle]NEGATIVE FORM:[has/have +not+ past participle] Prepared by NOUF
  6. 6. A. Complete the sentences with the verbs in ThePresent Perfect tense.1. She __ (buy) a new dress.2. He __ (drink) a glass of milk.3. They __(cook) dinner.4. William and Sue__ (play) chess with me.5. Mrs Dean ___(clean) the house.6. My parents ___ (visit) my grandparents.7. We (wash) our hair.8. Sue (study) a lot for the test. Prepared by NOUF
  7. 7. Write questions in present perfect / answer / the questionJenny / lock / the dooryou / see / the pictureyour parents / get / the letterit / rain / a lothow often / we / sing / the song Prepared by NOUF
  8. 8. Answers:A. Complete the sentences with the verbs inThe Present Perfect tense.1.She has bought a new dress2. He has drunk a glass of milk.3. They have cooked dinner.4. William and Sue have played chess with me.5. Mrs Dean has cleaned the house.6. My parents have visited my grandparents.7. We have washed our hair.8. Sue has studied a lot for the test. Prepared by NOUF
  9. 9. Write questions in present perfect simple.Have you answered the question?Has Jenny locked the door?Have you seen the picture?Have your parents got the letter?Has it rained a lot?How often have we sung the song? Prepared by NOUF