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1 Present Perfect Tense or the most confusing tense you have ever tried to understand !
2 What do you need the Present Perfect for ? to tell what you have done recently/ lately. to tell what you have just or already done. to tell what you have never/ ever done. to tell what you have done so far/ up to now.
3 What is so confusing about it ? It can describe either present or past activities ! There is no similar grammatical item in Arabic !
4 How can you form the Present Perfect?
5 Why don’t you try some exercises?
6 Choose the correct answer. Ahmad never watched „Maja bee”. A) had B) have C) has D) none of these Ahmad has never watched „Maja Bee”. Congratulations!
7 Try the next question.....you ever smoked? A) has B) do C) have D) none of these Have you ever smoked? Good!
8 Choose the correct answer again. She hasn’t the dinner already. A) cooks B) cooked C) make D) none of these She hasn’t cooked the dinner already Very well!
9 Can you do this one ? He hasn’t a shower today. A) take B) took C) taked D) none of these None of these He hasn’t taken a shower today. Well done!
10 Try this one ! Joan ever a shark? A) has J. eat B) does J. eaten C) has J. eaten D) none of these Has Joan ever eaten a shark? Not bad! Keep on trying
11 Choose the correct answer you ever your keys ? A) have lost B) do lose C) did lose D) none of these Have you ever lost your keys ? Right again!
12 Choose the best answer again ! Tom and Arthur a dog so far. A) don’t buy B) hasn’t bought C) haven’t bought D) didn’t buy Tom and Arthur haven’t bought a dog so far. Excellent!
13 What’s the right answer now? Lana and Muna abroad before? Has been Have seen Have been None of these Have Lana and Muna been abroad before ? You are absolutely right !
14 Why don’t you test yourself again? What action can you describe with the Present Perfect? How do you form it ? What time expressions can you use with the Present Perfect? What’s the difference between the Present Perfect and the Past Simple?