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A brief description about present perfect

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Present perfect

  1. 1. PRESENT PERFECT<br />
  2. 2. ReadaboutLouise’sexperiencesgoingabroad:<br />I have been in different places around the world. Because of that I have met a lot of interesting people who have taught me too many things about culture. It has been really exciting to have the chance to enjoy of this kind of experiences. I love travelling!<br />
  3. 3. I havebeen in different places<br />Theyhavetaught me about cultural issues<br />It has beenreallyexciting<br />Louise uses thoseexpressionstotalkaboutabout events started in past and continue in present.<br />
  4. 4. You use presentperfecttotalkabout:<br /><ul><li>to describe something in the past when we don’t know when it happened or when it happened is not important</li></ul> I have traveled to Brazil<br /><ul><li>to describe something that has happened many times in the past.</li></ul> She has got married twice!<br /><ul><li>Started in the past, continues until now, and may or may not continue into the future</li></ul> My parents have watched soap operas for years<br />
  5. 5. Since<br />He has played soccer since he was 5 yearsold.<br />He isstillplaying soccer<br />Use “since” tospecifythemomenttheactionstarted.<br />I havestudiedEnglishsince I was a girl<br />I continuestudyingEnglish<br />
  6. 6. For<br />Mary has worked in thiscompanyfor 3 years<br />John and Mary havebeenmarriedfor 6 months<br />Use “For” to talkabout a period of time<br />I haven’tseen Martin for 2 months<br />
  7. 7. Nowcheckthese videos and learn more aboutpresentperfect!<br /> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IMTNomhg-E<br /><br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsvmSi7MSsI<br />
  8. 8. Writing<br />You are travelling! Write a lettertoyourbestfriendtellinghimwhatyouhave done duringthetrip.<br />

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