4Sample sentences with Since I have been in the office since 9 o’clock.I have lived in Buffalo since 2006.She has known John since December 12th.We haven’t taken a test since last week.I have had a driving license since I was 18.They have taken this class since January.It hasn’t snowed since two weeks ago.
5For For is used for: a period of time a duration of time 1 2 3 4 For four daysPresentPast
7Sample Sentences with For I have waited for my friend for an hour.I have studied English for a month.It hasn’t snowed for more than two weeks.Have you been in Buffalo for a long time?She has been in Canada for five years.They haven’t slept for a whole day.I have talked with my mother for 10 minutes.
8Let’s compare since with for ! I have had this book _______ March 1st.I have had this book _______ two weeks.I have been in Buffalo _______ 2006.I have been in Buffalo _______ half a year.I have known him _______ a month ago.I have known him _______ a month.
9Write a paragraph!Submit a paragraph on what you have done and did after you came to Buffalo.Use the past tense for finished action.Use the present perfect for what occurred in the past and continues up to now.Write at least 5 sentences for your paragraph.