the present perfect tense

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

Present Perfect : 

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.

The present perfect has 2 parts: : 

The present perfect has 2 parts: HAS or HAVE + past participle But...what does “past participle” mean?

Past Participle : 

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

3 Main Uses of Present Perfect : 

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.

3 Main Uses of Present Perfect : 

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. ?

3 Main Uses of Present Perfect : 

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. -I’ve flown on a plane a lot.

Key words for present perfect : 

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.

Key words for present perfect : 

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?

Reminder about Adverb Placement : 

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

Other expressions used with present perfect : 

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.

Key words for present perfect : 

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

Practice: since or for? : 

Practice: since or for? _______ January _______ 10 years _______ Monday _______ 12 noon _______ I got up _______ 5 minutes _______ 5 minutes ago _______ four days _______ 6:00 _______ Wednesday _______ a month _______ two days ago _______ August 1st _______ 2004 _______ an hour _______ I was young since for since since since for since for since since for since since since for since

Do you want more practice with Present Perfect? : 

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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