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Since for

  1. 1. PRESENT PERFECT FOR / SINCE
  2. 2. PRESENT PERFECT + for, since Using the present perfect, we can define a period of time before now by considering its starting point , with since + a point in time . Since + a point in time: since this morning, since last week, since yesterday, since I was a child, since Wednesday, since 2 o'clock .
  3. 3. SINCE I’ve ridden a bike since I was a child. I’ve ridden a bike since I was 12.
  4. 4. <ul><ul><li>She has lived here since 1980. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We have taught at this school since 1965. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alice has been married since March 2nd. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They have been at the hotel since last week. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Using the present perfect, we can define a period of time before now by considering its duration, with for + a period of time. For + a period of time: for six years, for a week, for a month , for hours, for two hours .
  6. 6. FOR They’ve been married for 1 year. They’ve dated for 3 years.
  7. 7. <ul><ul><li>She has lived here for twenty years. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We have taught at this school for a long time. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alice has been married for three months. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They have been at the hotel for a week. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Note: </li></ul><ul><li>For and since can both be used with the past perfect. </li></ul><ul><li>Since can only be used with perfect tenses, for can also be used with the simple past </li></ul>
  9. 9. I’VE STUDIED ENGLISH SINCE... FOR.... .
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