The present perfect

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The present perfect

  1. 1. Doaa Jamal : Prepared by
  2. 2. <ul><li>The present perfect is formed by combining the auxiliary verb &quot;has&quot; or &quot;have&quot; with the past participle . </li></ul><ul><li>Statement : Subject + Have/Has + Past Participle . Affirmative : </li></ul><ul><li>I, You, They, We, You + Have + past participle . </li></ul><ul><li>He, She, It + Has + past participle . </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>I have cleaned my room . </li></ul><ul><li>They have played tennis . </li></ul><ul><li>I have eaten two sandwiches . </li></ul><ul><li>He has eaten chocolate . </li></ul><ul><li>She has drawn a picture . </li></ul><ul><li>We have gone home. </li></ul><ul><li>I have worked hard this year . </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>* Something or action which happened at an unstated indefinite time in the past ( the time is not important). </li></ul><ul><li>Examples : </li></ul><ul><li>My parents have bought a new house . </li></ul><ul><li>She has broken her arm . </li></ul><ul><li>Actions which started in the past and are still * continuing in the present . </li></ul><ul><li>Examples : I have known Sarah for four years . </li></ul><ul><li>They have been friends for twenty years . </li></ul><ul><li>( They met each other twenty years ago and they are still friends ) . </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>We use the words “for” and “since” with the present perfect to talk about something that began in the past and continues in to now (the present) . </li></ul><ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><li>I have studied at this school since last year. </li></ul><ul><li>She has lived in Florida for 6 months . </li></ul><ul><li>They have been married since 1985 . </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Ahmed has been a teacher ( for , since ) ten years . </li></ul><ul><li>Fatimah has not swum (for, since ) last summer . </li></ul><ul><li>I have not seen Sarah ( for , since ) tow days . </li></ul><ul><li>My brother has been here (for, since ) 10:30 . </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah has not played tennis ( for , since ) three weeks . </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>I have seen (see) that film before . </li></ul><ul><li>We have read ( read) three English books . </li></ul><ul><li>My mother has been (be) to London twice . </li></ul><ul><li>Ahmed have borrowed ( borrow) four CDs for me . </li></ul><ul><li>The children have eaten (eat) breakfast . </li></ul><ul><li>You have drunk (drink) all the coffee . </li></ul><ul><li>Be quite! The film has started (start) . </li></ul><ul><li>My parents have had (have) this house since 1950 . </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>a. He / lose / his passport. </li></ul><ul><li>He has lost his passport. </li></ul><ul><li>b. We / not / finish / our work. </li></ul><ul><li>We have not finished our work. </li></ul><ul><li>c. They / buy / a new house. </li></ul><ul><li>They have bought a new house. </li></ul><ul><li>d. I / visit / New York / five times . </li></ul><ul><li>I have visited New York for five times . </li></ul><ul><li>e. They / go / to the cinema. </li></ul><ul><li>They have gone to the cinema . </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>My sister has cleaned the house . </li></ul><ul><li>My sister has not cleaned the house . </li></ul><ul><li>We have moved since 1980 . </li></ul><ul><li>We have not moved since 1980 . </li></ul><ul><li>He has spent all his money. </li></ul><ul><li>He has not spent all his money . </li></ul><ul><li>We have done our homework yet. </li></ul><ul><li>We have not done our homework yet . </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah and her friend has been shopping . </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah and her friends has not been shopping . </li></ul><ul><li>Ahmed has learned English. </li></ul><ul><li>Ahmed has not learned English. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>1. Jane /office / from / return. </li></ul><ul><li>Jane has returned from office . </li></ul><ul><li>2. She / a novel /write. </li></ul><ul><li>She has written a novel . </li></ul><ul><li>3. He / ten films / in /act. </li></ul><ul><li>He has acted in ten films . </li></ul><ul><li>4. I / not / letter/ your /receive . </li></ul><ul><li>I have not received your letter. </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>5. She / money / her /lose . </li></ul><ul><li>She has lost her money . </li></ul><ul><li>6. I / hard /study / for years . </li></ul><ul><li>I have studied hard for years . </li></ul><ul><li>7. I / phone calls / six / since/ answer / lunchtime . </li></ul><ul><li>I have answered six phone calls since lunchtime . </li></ul><ul><li>8. Police /80 suspected /arrest / in raids/ drug traffickers . </li></ul><ul><li>Police have arrested 80 suspected drug traffickers in </li></ul><ul><li>Raids . </li></ul><ul><li>9. A 24-year old / kill /woman / in an accident . </li></ul><ul><li>A 24-year old woman has been killed in an accident . </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Someone _______ my CD player. have stole have stolen has stole has stolen </li></ul><ul><li>_______ a grizzly bear? Have you ever seen Have you ever see Has you ever seen Has you ever see </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>I _____ sky diving. has never try never tried have never try have never tried </li></ul><ul><li>He _______ hard this week at his job. has work have work has worked have worked </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Bill ______ a new house. have just bought have just buy has just bought </li></ul><ul><li>has just but </li></ul><ul><li>That house _______ painted green for ten years. have be have been has be has been </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>The bus _____ down. have broke have broken has broke has broken </li></ul><ul><li>Susan ________ two pieces of cake. have ate have eaten has ate has eaten </li></ul><ul><li>I ____ three kilometers to get to work. have rode have ridden has rode has ridden </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Thank you </li></ul>

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