WHAT HAVE YOU DONE LATELY? Present Perfect Unit 9  BBP 2 M.D. Sandra E. Meza Peña April 2008.
Present  Perfect Look at this phrase: “ ...The same brushes and paints we  have used  for decades ...” Yes  No Artists  us...
Present  Perfect Now, look at these sentences. They all describe activities that began in the past and still continue. 1. ...
<ul><li>Present Perfect  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The present perfect simple is used to look back on actions in the past  wit...
PERSONAL PRONOUN HAVE /  HAS PARTICIPLE VERB COMPLEMENT I have done my homework You have lived in Teran since 1998. He has...
IN NEGATIVE SENTENCES WE JUST ADD THE WORD  NOT   AFTER THE VERB HAVE / HAS. PERSONAL PRONOUN HAVE / HAS + not PARTICIPLE ...
Remember: We use the Present Perfect with:   have   or  has   +  Past Participle have I  We You They   has He She It have ...
<ul><li>Activity 1. Now, complete the following exercise using verbs in parentheses. </li></ul><ul><li>English ______ ____...
5.-The students _________ their English homework.(do) 6.- Sara ___________  all the exams. (not - pass) 7.- Mr. Smith  ___...
FOR  AND  SINCE <ul><li>We use  FOR  and  SINCE  to say how long something has been happening. </li></ul><ul><li>We use  F...
ACTIVITY 2. PRACTICE SINCE AND FOR <ul><ul><li>Sarah has lived in Paris ____________ 1995. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paul...
PRACTICE SINCE AND FOR <ul><ul><li>Mr. and Mrs. Smith have been married _____________ nearly 40 years. </li></ul></ul><ul>...
ALREADY AND YET <ul><li>We use  ALREADY  to   say that something happened sooner than expected. Already usually goes in th...
<ul><li>Activity 3. Select the activities that you have done recently by crossing them. Then make a positive or negative s...
Activity 4. Write the words in the correct order to make logical sentences. 1.- existence – of years – The Earth – for mil...
WHICH JOB IS THE MOST INTERESTING AND THE MOST UNUSUAL FOR YOU? <ul><li>Being a Clown </li></ul><ul><li>Nun </li></ul><ul>...
ADJECTIVES FOR EXTREME EXPERIENCES <ul><li>Amazed  -  Amazing </li></ul><ul><li>Bored  -  Boring </li></ul><ul><li>Calm  -...
 
NOW IT´S TIME FOR PRACTICING IN YOUR BOOK.
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  1. 2. WHAT HAVE YOU DONE LATELY? Present Perfect Unit 9 BBP 2 M.D. Sandra E. Meza Peña April 2008.
  2. 3. Present Perfect Look at this phrase: “ ...The same brushes and paints we have used for decades ...” Yes No Artists used brushes and paints before now. Artists use brushes and paints now. Yes Yes This statement implies that:
  3. 4. Present Perfect Now, look at these sentences. They all describe activities that began in the past and still continue. 1. I have lived in Monterrey since I was born. 2. I have been in High School for 3 semesters. 3. We have studied English since Junior High. 4. My sister has helped me to keep practicing. 5. She has spoken English all her life.
  4. 5. <ul><li>Present Perfect </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The present perfect simple is used to look back on actions in the past  with a connection to the present. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It´s used with this time words : ever - never - before  - since - how long - for - just - this - yet – already </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We also use the Present Perfect to talk about an imprecise time in the past but as soon as we become precised we switch to the Past Simple. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Present Perfect uses HAVE / HAS followed by a verb in participle form. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 6. PERSONAL PRONOUN HAVE / HAS PARTICIPLE VERB COMPLEMENT I have done my homework You have lived in Teran since 1998. He has come to the house 5 times this year She has fallen in love with you. It has broken the window. We have gone to Mexico several times. They have seen an UFO.
  6. 7. IN NEGATIVE SENTENCES WE JUST ADD THE WORD NOT AFTER THE VERB HAVE / HAS. PERSONAL PRONOUN HAVE / HAS + not PARTICIPLE VERB COMPLEMENT I haven’t finished my homework You haven’t traveled to Europe yet. He hasn’t called me yet She hasn’t taken the exam.
  7. 8. Remember: We use the Present Perfect with: have or has + Past Participle have I We You They has He She It have not has not + Verb in Participle form
  8. 9. <ul><li>Activity 1. Now, complete the following exercise using verbs in parentheses. </li></ul><ul><li>English ______ _______ a major language since many years ago.(be) </li></ul><ul><li>We ______ _____________ in extracurricular activities.(participate) </li></ul><ul><li>Technology ______ _________ an increasing role in education.(play) </li></ul><ul><li>Pedro ______ ________ the best one in Mathematics. (be) </li></ul>
  9. 10. 5.-The students _________ their English homework.(do) 6.- Sara ___________ all the exams. (not - pass) 7.- Mr. Smith ___________ a teacher for many years.(be) 8.- I _______________ Chinese food. (not - have)
  10. 11. FOR AND SINCE <ul><li>We use FOR and SINCE to say how long something has been happening. </li></ul><ul><li>We use FOR + a period of time (two hours, six weeks, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><li>I haven’t seen you for ages </li></ul><ul><li>I’ve been working for two hours . </li></ul><ul><li>We use SINCE + the start of a period (8 o’clock, Monday, 1999, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><li>I have lived in Montemorelos since 1998 . </li></ul><ul><li>I’ve been here since 8 o’clock. </li></ul>
  11. 12. ACTIVITY 2. PRACTICE SINCE AND FOR <ul><ul><li>Sarah has lived in Paris ____________ 1995. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paul has lived in London ____________ ten years. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I haven’t been to a party ____________ ages. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I wonder where Joe is. I haven’t seen him ____________ last week. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jane is away. She’s been away ____________ Friday. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Daniel has been in Hong Kong _____________ 2001. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I’ve been a nurse _____________ several years. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manolo was an exchange student in Mexico _____________ a whole semester. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. PRACTICE SINCE AND FOR <ul><ul><li>Mr. and Mrs. Smith have been married _____________ nearly 40 years. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How are you? I haven’t seen you _____________ your wedding. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where have you been? I’ve been here _____________ over an hour. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I haven’t had this much time _____________ I was a kid. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. ALREADY AND YET <ul><li>We use ALREADY to say that something happened sooner than expected. Already usually goes in the middle of a sentence </li></ul><ul><li>For example: I have already listened that CD. </li></ul><ul><li>We use YEY mainly in negative sentences (He isn’t here yet) and questions (Is he here yet). YET shows that the speaker is expecting something to happen. </li></ul><ul><li>For example: I haven’t travelled to Europe yet. </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Activity 3. Select the activities that you have done recently by crossing them. Then make a positive or negative sentence using already and yet. </li></ul><ul><li>_____ gone swimming _____ mailed someone </li></ul><ul><li>_____ traveled anywhere ___ had boy/girlfriend </li></ul><ul><li>_____ seen a ghost _____ won a prize </li></ul><ul><li>_______________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>_______________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>_______________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>_______________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>_______________________________________ </li></ul>
  15. 16. Activity 4. Write the words in the correct order to make logical sentences. 1.- existence – of years – The Earth – for millions – been – has – in 2.- an important – been – The Red Cross – Organization – International - has – since 1864. 3.- You – ever – Have – a – museum – visited – already 4.- failed – subjects – two – Jimmy – has – Math – Biology – and . 5.- have – Cancun – not – gone – yet – My – to – parents .
  16. 17. WHICH JOB IS THE MOST INTERESTING AND THE MOST UNUSUAL FOR YOU? <ul><li>Being a Clown </li></ul><ul><li>Nun </li></ul><ul><li>Chocolate Tester </li></ul><ul><li>Games Tester </li></ul><ul><li>Toys Tester </li></ul><ul><li>Brick layer </li></ul><ul><li>Astronout </li></ul><ul><li>Unstressful job </li></ul><ul><li>Generosity job </li></ul><ul><li>Satisfactive job </li></ul><ul><li>Artistic job </li></ul><ul><li>Calm job </li></ul><ul><li>Unstressed person </li></ul><ul><li>Generous person </li></ul><ul><li>Satisfied person </li></ul><ul><li>Artist </li></ul><ul><li>Calm person </li></ul>
  17. 18. ADJECTIVES FOR EXTREME EXPERIENCES <ul><li>Amazed - Amazing </li></ul><ul><li>Bored - Boring </li></ul><ul><li>Calm - Calm </li></ul><ul><li>Excited - Exciting </li></ul><ul><li>Frithened - frightening </li></ul><ul><li>Generous - Generosity </li></ul><ul><li>Interested - Interesting </li></ul><ul><li>Kind - Kindness </li></ul><ul><li>Satisfied - Satisfaction </li></ul><ul><li>Stressful - Stress </li></ul><ul><li>Terrified - Terrifying </li></ul>
  18. 20. NOW IT´S TIME FOR PRACTICING IN YOUR BOOK.

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