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Present perfect presentation final 230311

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Present perfect presentation final 230311

  1. 1. Present Perfect<br />The present perfect is a verb form which links the past and present.<br />
  2. 2. We use the present perfect when we want to talk about a period of time that started in the past and continues until now. <br />If the activity is completed or finished or we mention the exact time something happened, we use the past simple.<br />
  3. 3. The Present Perfect Tense - When to use <br />We use the Present Perfect Tense to talk about experiences. It is important if we have done it in our lives or not. It is not important when we did it.<br />Examples    I have been abroad two times.    Anna has never broken a leg.    Have you ever eaten sushi?<br />
  4. 4. The Present Perfect Tense - When to use <br />We use the Present Perfect Tense to talk about an action which started in the past and continuous up to now.<br />Examples    I have been a teacher for more than ten years.    We haven't seen Janine since Friday.    How long have you been at this school? <br />
  5. 5. The Present Perfect Tense - When to use <br />We also use the Present Perfect Tense to talk about a past action that has the result in the present.<br />Examples    I have lost my wallet. = I don't have it now.    Jimmy has gone to South America. = He isn't here now.    Have you finished your homework? = Is your homework ready?<br />
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  7. 7. Examples:<br />I've lived in Bogota since 1983 I started living in Bogota in 1983 and I still live in Bogota now. <br />
  8. 8. STRUCTURES<br />
  9. 9. TheFunctions of thePresentPerfect. <br />http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/410/grammar/pperf.htm<br />
  10. 10. Extra information<br />The present perfect is essentially a present tense. Although it refers to the past, it's<br />the effect on the present that we're highlighting when we use the present perfect.<br />He hasn't experienced many cities in her life (his life up until now).<br />She's lived in London for 6 years = She came to London 6 years ago (and she's still<br />here now).<br />

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