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Present Perfect, Past Perfect, Future Perfect
Verb Tense Present Perfect, Past Perfect, Future Perfect
Verb Tense Verb tense shows when an action has taken place. The verb phrase include the main verb plus any helping verb. Today we will learn about the: Present perfect tense Past perfect tense
Present Perfect The present perfect is used to show that an event happened at an unspecified time before now. The present perfect uses the helping verbs have and has plus the past tense of the main verb. Example: I have seen that movie twice already. We don’t know when they saw the move (unspecified)
Past Perfect The past perfect tense of a verb names an action that took place before another action or event in the past. The past perfect uses the helping verb had plus the past tense of the main verb. Example: We had just arrived when the play began.
Practice Get out your red/green cards.
For the following sentences we will identify the verb phrase, then you will… hold up your green card if it is the present perfect hold up your red card if it is the past perfect
Practice My favorite television show has earned six Emmy nominations this year. Before this year, it had collected three major Emmies: for best drama, best actor and best actress. The actress had appeared in several other shows before this one. All of her shows have challenged the boundaries of television.
Practice Practice with exercises from the Green book, page 416 Exercise 16 – Questions 4-6 Exercise 17 – Questions 4-6
Future Perfect The future perfect tense of a verb names an action that will be completed before another future event begins. The future perfect is formed by adding will have or shall have before the past tense of the verb. Example: By next week the production will have closed.
Practice On page 418, for exercise 18 do questions 1-5.
Change the underlined verb to the future perfect tense. Write the new sentence using the future perfect tense.
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