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Present Perfect Progressive By Elvira Zaripova, Nyagan
Formation have/has + been + Verb-ing She has been reading the book for three hours. They have been painting the garage all day long.
Use An action started in the past and continues until now. He has been building the house for two years. An action has finished and the result is seen now. They’re tired. They have been working in the garden all morning.
Time expressions for … (for two days, for six hours, etc.) since … (since morning, since then, etc.) all morning/afternoon… all week/day… lately how long (in questions)
Present Perfect NOT Present Perfect Progressve is used with : love hate like see hear need remember understand forget know want believe have be etc.
Open the brackets Mr. Bell is busy. He … (talk) on the phone for an hour. I’ve got a penfriend. I … (write) to her for five years. Sam … (learn) how to ride a horse for three months. Molly … (stay) with me since last month. John won’t pass his exam. He … (not do) any homework lately.
Now check Mr. Bell is busy. He has been talking on the phone for an hour. I’ve got a penfriend. I have been writing to her for five years. Sam has been learning how to ride a horse for three months. Molly has been staying with me since last month. John won’t pass his exam. He hasn’t been doing any homework lately.
Match the halves 1.How long have you been waiting? 2.Bill is in the garden. 3.You’ve been studying all morning. 4.It’s cold outside. 5.Jenny’s tired. 6.We’ve been practicing all afternoon. 7.What have you been doing since I last saw you? 1.He’s been planting trees all day. 2.It’s been snowing all day. 3.She’s been working hard all week. 4.I think it’s time to stop now. 5.For ten minutes. 6.Lots of things. I’ve been busy. 7.Why don’t you take a break?
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