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Unit Four: Perfect & Passive Verbs. Table of Contents  Unit 1: Parts of Speech  Unit 2: Phrases, Clauses, and Sentence Structure  Unit 3: Simple &

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1 Unit Four: Perfect & Passive Verbs

2 Table of Contents  Unit 1: Parts of Speech  Unit 2: Phrases, Clauses, and Sentence Structure  Unit 3: Simple & Progressive Verbs  Unit 4: Perfect & Passive Verbs  Unit 5: Complex Sentences  Unit 6: Overview of City ESOL Program

3 Present Perfect  Present Perfect have/has + past participle  Verb Game

4 Present Perfect: Why is it used?  Expresses a connection between the past and present. I have eaten dinner, so I am not hungry. I ate dinner, so I am not hungry. Now

5 Present Perfect: When do we use it?  Completed at an indefinite time in the past I have read The Little Prince. It is a great book! I have read The Little Prince twenty times, and I still love it! I have read The Little Prince last year. I read The Little Prince last year Now

6 Present Perfect: When do we use it?  Started in the past; continues to the present. (often times used with for or since) since = date/specific time for = length of time I have wanted to move to Veracruz since I visited there in I have wanted to move to Veracruz for many years. Now

7 Why & when do we use the present perfect? Connection between the past and present Started in the past; continues to the present Completed at an indefinite time in the past PRESENT PERFECT

8 Correct or Incorrect? 1. Since I have been a college student, I made many new friends. 2. Human beings make mistakes. Sometimes we did things we regretted. 3. I was interested in physics since high school. have made do regret have been

9 4. The professor has given an introduction to the course yesterday, the first day of class. 5. In my opinion, voting in elections was very important. 6. Since I moved to my new house 15 days ago, I was very busy. gave is have been


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