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Present Perfect Simple The Intermediate Class The Warehouse Madrid
For and Since For, for a period of time. – I’ve lived in Spain for 3 years. – I’ve studied Spanish for 12 years. – Past Simple with FOR I lived in the U.S. for 23 years before moving to Spain.
For and Since Since, with a point in time. – My husband and I have had this place since 2001. – I’ve been married since 2011.
Been and Gone Go (two past particples: been and gone) – Been (go and come back) I’ve just been to San Isidro to pick up a guest. (I’m back now) – Gone (go but not come back yet) My husband’s just gone to see some friend’s off. Angel’s just gone to buy new markers.
Adverbs with Present Perfect Simple AdverbSentence neverI’ve never driven in Madrid. everHave you ever eaten in a Korean restaurant? recentlyHe’s had surgery recently, that’s why he’s walking with crutches. LatelyLately he’s been acting a little strange.
AdverbSentence BeforeI’ve never eaten squid before. This weekThis week I’ve learned that the Pope is resigning. JustI’ve just heard that you are pregnant, congratulations! YetI haven’t been given the job yet, but I’m confident they’ll choose me. AlreadyHe’s already begun to study for his next exam!
Past Simple Phrases that have to do with a definite time – Ago, in 1997, last week, at 10 o’clock, etc. I lived in Brazil two years ago.
Just To say something happened a short time ago – I’ve just finished grading papers. – Has Angel just got home? Just goes before the past participle.
Yet To say something hasn’t happened, but we think it will happen in the future. We don’t use yet in positive sentences. – He hasn’t finished his homework yet. – Have you finished writing that letter yet? We put yet at the end of the sentence or clause.
Already To say something happened some time in the past, maybe sooner than we expected. We don’t use already in negative sentences: – We’ve already seen this movie. – He had already gone to bed by the time we got home. – Already goes before the past participle. (officially)
Recently/lately Mean not long ago – I haven’t read a good book lately. – He got promoted at work quite recently.
This is the first time Present Perfect Simple comes after this phrase – This is the first time he’s left the house without asking permission. I think we’re about to face the ugly teenage years with him.