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by Kristinien
by Kristinien
THE PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE
THE PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE
+ Affirmative sentences Regular Irregular (see 3 rd column) I have walked. I have bought
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Affirmative sentences
Regular
Irregular (see 3 rd column)
I
have walked.
I
have bought a book.
You
have walked.
You
have bought a book.
He/she/it
has walked.
He/she/it
has bought a book.
We
have walked.
We
have bought a book.
You
have walked.
You
have bought a book.
They
have walked.
They
have bought a book.
Use - for actions that started in the past and continue in the present -
Use
- for actions that started in
the past and continue in
the present
- for recent events when
the result is still visible
- with today, this month,…
when that period hasn’t
finished yet.
Time-indicators For 5 years Since last month Never Already Yet Just This month …
Time-indicators
For 5 years
Since last month
Never
Already
Yet
Just
This month
Short forms has= ‘s have= ‘ve
Short forms
has= ‘s
have= ‘ve
PAST NOW
PAST
NOW

Exercise 1

He has studied hard this month.

They have just seen a ghost.

Write the short form of…

……………………………………………………….

……………………………………………………….

Exercise 2 The past participle of …

walk …………………

give ……………………………

search …………………… ……

feel ……………………………

try …………………………

fall ……………………………

dream …………………………

bring ……………………………

be ………………………

end ……………………………

love ………………………

close ……………………………

have …………………………

arrive ……………………………

stop ………………………

travel …………………………

see …………………………….

Exercise 3

Put in the Present Perfect Simple Tense

Madonna works hard.

……………………………………………………………………………

I make dinner.

……………………………………………………………………………

She swims a lot.

……………………………………………………………………………

They send a book.

……………………………………………………………………………

Exercise 4

Fill in the Present Perfect Simple Tense

Jack ……………………………………(kick) the blue stone.

Louise………………………………………

We ………………………………………….(study) English. They ……………………………………….(drink) a cup of tea. You……………………………………………. (paint) the door.

(write)

a book.

for or since Since the beginning of a period For a whole period
for or since
Since the
beginning of a
period
For a whole
period

Exercise 5

For or since. Circle the correct word in each sentence

 

Tom has lived in London

I haven’t called An

for / since

for / since

nine years.

he was eight.

Tom has lived in London I haven’t called An for / since for / since nine
Tom has lived in London I haven’t called An for / since for / since nine

I haven’t seen my grandmother

for /since

last week.

They have had a holiday

for / since

six years.

They have had a holiday for / since six years.

Barbara has studied French

for / since

15 years.

Barbara has studied French for / since 15 years. Exercise 6 Put the numbers in the
Exercise 6 Put the numbers in the right column FOR SINCE ten years (1) yesterday(2)
Exercise 6
Put the numbers in the right column
FOR
SINCE
ten years (1)
yesterday(2)
last year(3)
a long time(4)
ages(5)
year(6)
April(7)
last week(8)
ever(9)
as I was a child(10)
as long as I can remember(11)
- Negative sentences Regular Irregular (see 3 rd column) I have not walked. I have
-
Negative sentences
Regular
Irregular (see 3 rd column)
I
have not walked.
I
have not bought a book.
You
have not walked.
You
have not bought a book.
He/she/it
has not walked.
He/she/it
has not bought a book.
We
have not walked.
We
have not bought a book.
You
have not walked.
You
have not bought a book.
They
have not walked.
They
have not bought a book.

Exercise 7

He has not run a lot this month.

I have not just seen the queen.

Write the short form of…

……………… ………………………………………….

…………………… …………………………………….

Short forms has not= hasn’t have not= haven’t
Short forms
has not= hasn’t
have not= haven’t
Short forms has not= hasn’t have not= haven’t Exercise 8 This month John
Short forms has not= hasn’t have not= haven’t Exercise 8 This month John

Exercise 8

This month John ……………………………………………….( not managed) to read a whole book.

I ………………………………………………………………………………

Fill in the negative form of the Present Perfect Simple tense

walk) 30 miles today.

not play) basketball since last month.

(not

They ……………………………………………………

She ……………………………………………………………………………(not find) her glasses yet.

I ………………………………………………………………………(not be) to the zoo since January.

…….(

Exercise 9

Make these sentences negative

I have seen Peter.

They have played tennis .

I have lived in Brussels.

We have spoken to our teacher.

You have bought a new bike.

He has watched television.

My grandparents have moved house.

The rabbit has run away.

The children have called for help.

………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………

? Inversion questions Regular Irregular (see 3 rd column) Have I walked ? Have I
?
Inversion questions
Regular
Irregular (see 3 rd column)
Have
I
walked ?
Have
I
Have
you
walked?
Have
you
Has
he/she/it
walked?
Has
he/she/it
bought a book?
bought a book?
bought a book?
Have
we
walked ?
Have
we
Have
you
walked?
Have
you
Have
they
walked?
Have
they
bought a book?
bought a book?
bought a book?
Question-words Why When Where Who What How often How long
Question-words
Why
When
Where
Who
What
How often
How long
? Question-word questions Regular Irregular (see 3 rd column) Where have I walked? Where have
?
Question-word questions
Regular
Irregular (see 3 rd column)
Where have
I
walked?
Where have
I
When
have
you
walked?
When
have
you
Why
has
he/she/it
walked?
Why
has
he/she/it
bought a book?
bought a book?
bought a book?
How
have
we
walked ?
How
have
we
Why
have
you
walked?
Why
have
you
When
have
they
walked?
When
have
they
bought a book?
bought a book?
bought a book?
When you ask a question-word question you place the question-word in front of the inversion
question. Except for who and what.
Short answers Yes, I have. No, I haven’t. Yes, you have. No, you haven’t Yes,
Short answers
Yes, I have.
No, I haven’t.
Yes, you have.
No, you haven’t
Yes, he has.
No, she hasn’t.
Yes, we have
No, we haven’t

Exercise 10

………………… you ever …………………………… (go) skiing? Yes,……………………….

………

…………………. they ………………………(spend) the money? Yes,………………… …

How much money …………………………

When ………………………………. he ………………………………(speak) to her?

Why……………………………you ……………………………

…………………. you just

Complete the sentences. Use the the Present Perfect Simple tense

……….….(buy)

new shoes? No, ………………

they ……………….…………(raise)?

………(sell)

your bike?

Exercise 11

Oh dear!

Speaking

Have a look at these exclamations. What do you think has just happened?

Touch wood!

Sorry!

Well?

Ow!

has just happened? Touch wood! Sorry! Well? Ow! Exercise 12 Speaking Ask your neighbour 5 questions

Exercise 12

Speaking

Ask your neighbour 5

questions about this

room. Use the present

perfect simple tense.

When finished switch

roles!

perfect simple tense. When finished switch roles! Exercise 13 Writing Write about 5 IMPRESSIVE things that

Exercise 13

Writing

Write about 5 IMPRESSIVE things that have happened in the world in your lifetime.

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

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