Presentation on theme: "The present perfect Remember use present perfect for situation that started in the past and still continues in the present and also for experiences. We."— Presentation transcript:
The present perfect Remember use present perfect for situation that started in the past and still continues in the present and also for experiences. We use for and since in present perfect. For + a period of time: for three years Since + a point time clause: since 2002
Complete the sentences. 1.To form the present perfect, use the verb be/have + the past participle. 2. Use the present perfect for an action that started in the past / present. 3.Use the present prfect to show that an anction was completed in the past / continues up to now.
Fill in the blanks with for and since 1._________last year 2._________ one month 3._________yesterday 4._________three hours 5._________we were children 6._________ decades 7._________1998
Complete the profiles “I __________(live) in the United States _____ August. I _______(study) English _______ I was in the high school. I’m studying for an exam right now. I _________(not/sleep) well. I _______(drink) three cups of coffee ________ 9:00”
“He _______(be) in college _________ three years. He __________(not/come) home _______a year. I miss him. He ________ (live) overseas _________ 2003. We ___________(not/talk) on the phone ________a month.