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Present Perfect Progressive Presentation

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Present Perfect Progressive Presentation

  1. 1. Present Perfect Progressive GRAMMAR
  2. 2. Work in pairs and choose the most appropriate form. Write your options on a piece of paper. <ul><li>We have been driving /drove / drive around for an hour and we are still lost. Let’s stop and ask somebody. </li></ul><ul><li>I have been reading / read / have read that book. Do you have another one to lend me? </li></ul><ul><li>It rained / has rained / has been raining all day! When is it going to stop? </li></ul>
  3. 3. I ’ve been working in the garden. That’s why I’m so tired. Images: graur razvan ionut /FreeDigitalPhotos.net Simon Howden /FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  4. 4. It has been raining for two hours. It began raining two hours ago. It is still raining now. Images: savit keawtavee /FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  5. 5. Present Perfect Progressive: Uses <ul><li>Activity that started in the past and continues now. </li></ul><ul><li>It has been raining for two hours. </li></ul><ul><li>I ’ve been living in this house for two years. </li></ul><ul><li>Activity that started in the past and has recently finished. There is a present result of that activity. </li></ul><ul><li>I ’ve been working in the garden. That’s why I’m so dirty. </li></ul><ul><li>We’ ve been walking for hours! I’m so tired! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Present Perfect Progressive: Form I You We They have BEEN work ing He She It has I You We They have NOT BEEN work ing He She It has have I you we they BEEN work ing ? has he she it
  7. 7. Work in pairs again and reconsider your sentences. <ul><li>We have been driving /drove / drive around for an hour and we are still lost. Let’s stop and ask somebody. </li></ul><ul><li>I have been reading / read / have read that book. Do you have another one to lend me? </li></ul><ul><li>It rained / has rained / has been raining all day! When is it going to stop? </li></ul>

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