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1
the Present Perfect Tense
  • Presentation by Kristi Reyes
  • (adapted by Beth Bogage)

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Present Perfect
  • How do we make the present perfect tense in
    English?
  • Can you think of the grammar rule?

Sofia has swum in the ocean many times.
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The present perfect has 2 parts
HAS or HAVE
past participle

But...what does past participle mean?
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Past Participle
  • What is a past participle?
  • For regular past tense verbs, the ed form
    liked, walked, worked, talked
  • For irregular past verbs, memorize
  • been, seen, had, eaten, shown, written

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3 Main Uses of Present Perfect
  • Use 1
  • Something that started in the past and is still
    true now
  • Examples
  • -I have worked at ECC since 2000.
  • -Susan has lived in New York for a long time.
  • -I have known my best friend since I was 14.

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3 Main Uses of Present Perfect
  • Use 2
  • Indefinite past action
  • (time unspecified, unstated, or unknown)
  • Examples
  • -I have flown on a plane before.
  • -Jim has traveled to Paris.

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3 Main Uses of Present Perfect
  • Use 3
  • Repeated past action
  • (the action could happen again)
  • Examples
  • -Ana has gone to Balboa Park
  • many times.
  • -Ive flown on a plane a lot.

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Key words for present perfect
  • Already (adv.) before now
  • I have already finished my homework.
  • Not yet (adv.) not before now
  • Scientists have not yet discovered a cure.

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Key words for present perfect
  • Never (adv.) not at any time
  • in the past, including now
  • I have never seen
  • such a beautiful sunset!
  • Ever (adv.) at any time,
  • including the present
  • Used only in questions
  • Have you ever ridden a horse?

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Reminder about Adverb Placement
  • With 2 verbs (helping verb and main verb), place
    the adverb in the middle.
  • I have never eaten sushi.

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Other expressions used with present perfect
  • Several times, many times, a few times, a couple
    of times, a lot for indefinite or repeated past
    actions
  • I have been to Las Vegas a lot.

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Key words for present perfect
  • Since and for
  • Since specific point in the past when the
    action started
  • For duration, length of time

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Practice since or for?
since
_______ 600 _______ Wednesday _______ a
month _______ two days ago _______ August
1st _______ 2004 _______ an hour _______ I was
young
since
  • _______ January
  • _______ 10 years
  • _______ Monday
  • _______ 12 noon
  • _______ I got up
  • _______ 5 minutes
  • _______ 5 minutes ago
  • _______ four days

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Do you want more practice with Present Perfect?
  • Go to our class website
  • www.ecc6.blogspot.com
  • On the left side, look for the heading Practice
    with Present Perfect.
  • Click on the activities you would like to try.

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  • Good Luck!
  • And remember . . .
  • Practice makes Perfect!
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