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Teacher Yuranis Pedrozo
We use present perfect simple to 
express an action happened in the 
past but result is in the present.
Examples 
• Look! Everywhere is white. It has snowed. 
• He has broken his leg. 
• Structure: 
Agent + has/have + verb in ...
We use present perfect 
to talk about our experience. 
It means that how many times I 
have gone somewhere or tried 
somet...
Examples 
 Muse hasn’t seen his uncle for 8 years. 
Negative form structure 
Agent + has/have (not) + verb in pp + Circum...
We use present perfect to talk about 
a past action in unfinished period of 
time and in recent past using JUST: 
I have p...
Questions 
Has/have + pronoun (ever)+ p.p verb + 
? 
Have you ever ridden a camel? 
Has she written the essay? 
Yes, she h...
Transform these sentences into 
questions: 
I saw the movie Antz yesterday. 
Carl studied German at school. 
I missed the ...
Unscramble the sentences 
1. has She baby had a 
2. Smith teacher years been our for 3 
Mr. Biology has 
3. 50 I week read...
Make questions 
according to the 
picture
Practice! Do these exercises with your 
classmates. 
Choose the simple past or present 
perfect. 
1. When I was a child, I...
Answers! 
1. When I was a child, I swam a lot. 
2. So far this week, we have studied a 
lot. 
3. Theo has been very sick r...
 Look at John´s list. Write sentences with the P.P. 
affirmative & negative 
Things to do 
1.Make my bed  
2.Tidy my roo...
Find someone who 
Question Nam 
e 
Answer 
1 Have you ever swum at 
night? 
Erika Yes, one 
night she 
has swum 
2 
3 
4 
5
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  1. 1. Teacher Yuranis Pedrozo
  2. 2. We use present perfect simple to express an action happened in the past but result is in the present.
  3. 3. Examples • Look! Everywhere is white. It has snowed. • He has broken his leg. • Structure: Agent + has/have + verb in past participle + Circumstance
  4. 4. We use present perfect to talk about our experience. It means that how many times I have gone somewhere or tried something or done something …etc in my life.
  5. 5. Examples  Muse hasn’t seen his uncle for 8 years. Negative form structure Agent + has/have (not) + verb in pp + Circumstance  Elvin has studied in this school since 2001.  Mr. Shukurov have taught Turkish for 5 years.
  6. 6. We use present perfect to talk about a past action in unfinished period of time and in recent past using JUST: I have phoned him twice today. Scientists have gone to the moon two times this century. Orhan has just drunk the milk. David has just broken his arm.
  7. 7. Questions Has/have + pronoun (ever)+ p.p verb + ? Have you ever ridden a camel? Has she written the essay? Yes, she has. (She’s already written the essay). No, she hasn’t (written the essay yet).
  8. 8. Transform these sentences into questions: I saw the movie Antz yesterday. Carl studied German at school. I missed the bus last night. They fell into the sea. Ben had malaria when he was a child.
  9. 9. Unscramble the sentences 1. has She baby had a 2. Smith teacher years been our for 3 Mr. Biology has 3. 50 I week read pages have this 4. into just classroom has the come David
  10. 10. Make questions according to the picture
  11. 11. Practice! Do these exercises with your classmates. Choose the simple past or present perfect. 1. When I was a child, I ________ (swim) a lot. 2. So far this week, we ________ (study) a lot. 3. Theo __________ (be) very sick recently. 4. I _________ (have) a terrible headache yesterday. 5. It ________ (rain) a lot lately. 6. They _______ (get) married ten years ago. 7. I ________ (go) to Balboa Park many times. 8. My family ________ (take) a vacation last year.
  12. 12. Answers! 1. When I was a child, I swam a lot. 2. So far this week, we have studied a lot. 3. Theo has been very sick recently. 4. I had a terrible headache yesterday. 5. It has rained a lot lately. 6. They got married ten years ago. 7. I have gone to Balboa Park many times. (possibly again in the future) 8. My family took a vacation last year.
  13. 13.  Look at John´s list. Write sentences with the P.P. affirmative & negative Things to do 1.Make my bed  2.Tidy my room x 3.Do my homework  4.Go shopping x 5.Meet Harry  6.Buy Peter´s latest CD x 7.Write an email to Kate 
  14. 14. Find someone who Question Nam e Answer 1 Have you ever swum at night? Erika Yes, one night she has swum 2 3 4 5

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