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Title: Diapositiva 1


1
PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS AND PAST PERFECT
CONTINUOUS
Alba Buj, Andrea Fernández, Aina Costa
2
PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS
  • USES
  • An action that started in the past and which
    continuous in the present.
  • Such as I have been living in Manchster for 3
    years.
  • An action whose results are still apparent.
  • For instance We are happy. We have been dancing
    all night.

3
PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS
  • RULES
  • We use subject has/have been verb with ing.

4
PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS
  • The present perfect continuous suggests
    duration.
  • - For example Have you been waiting
    long? Yes, I have been waiting for two hours.
  • Some verbs can be used in continuous tenses
    when the verb expresses an activity not a state.
  • -Such as I have been taking
    excercise and I have been watching my diet

5
PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS
TIME EXPRESSIONS
  • For a year
  • Since
  • How long?
  • Lately
  • All night/ morning / day / week
  • For example
  • I have been working in a shop for a year.
  • I have been cooking all morning, so please eat!!
  • How long have you been driving this car?
  • I have been watching the neightbours dog since
    they left.

6
PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS
RULES
  • We use subject have/ has been verb with
    ing.
  • Remember
  • That certain verbs dont admit the ing form
  • For example possesion, mentality,
    preferences and senses.
  • I think its a great idea ( think as
    opinion).

7
PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS
RULES
We use subject had been verb with ing.
8
PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS
  • USES
  • Expresses longer activities that had been going
    and continuously up to definite time in the past.
  • Such as She had been watching TV for twenty
    minutes when they arrived.

TIME EXPRESSIONS
  • All morning
  • For hours
  • Before
  • Since last
  • Until
  • When

9
PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS
FOR INSTANCE
  • Michael had been looking for a job for three
    months when he finally found one.
  • The cat was tired as it had been playing in the
    garden.
  • They had been studying several hours when they
    fell asleep.

10
PAST/PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS
NOTES
  • We dont usually use stative verbs such as know
    and hate in the Perfect Continuous.
  • Ive hated my neighbour for years.
  • If the number of times something has happened
    can be counted, we dont use the Perfect
    Continuous
  • They have been diving in the beach this morning.
  • They have written six pages of notes this
    morning.

11
EXERCICES Join each of the pairs of sentences
below to make one sentence without changing the
original meaning.Use the Present or Past Perfect
Continuous. 1. My brother started taking driving
lessons. After a year, he got his licence. My
brother got 2. Jack called Larry at 4.00. They
are still talking. Jack and Larry 3. I moved to
Brighton in 1998. I still live there. I
his licence after he had been taking
driving lessons for a year
have been taking since 400.
have been living in Brighton since 1998
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4. They walked around for an hour. Then they
found the shop. They found 5. Nancy had a bad
year. Then suddenly her luck changed. Nancy
6.Kyle teaches maths. He began teaching three
years ago. Kyle
the shop after they had been walking
around for an hour.
had been having a bad year when suddenly her
luch changed.
has been teaching maths for three years.
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