Present perfect

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Present perfect

  1. 1.  The present perfect connects the past and the present. It is used to show that an action or situation in the past:-continues today, OR-might happen again
  2. 2. Sara has lived in Nogales for 5 years. Meaning: by using the present perfect tense, we mean that Sara began living in Nogales 5 years ago . . .AND . . . she still lives there.Remember, present perfect:connects the past with the present.
  3. 3.  Use the present perfect with time words like:• recently/lately• since …• so far this week, month, year, etc.
  4. 4. Present perfect:• We often use present perfect to say that something happened sooner than expected.Example:Jan: Don’t forget to mail that letter.Tom: I’ve already mailed it.

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