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Lesson 6 Present Perfect Continuous
Present Perfect Continuous vs PP and Past S. • PPC is used to talk about situation in the past and are still going on in the present or that have just stopped and have present result. • EXAMPLE: I have been going to gym classes. • PP is used to talk about situations that have started in the past and continued to the moment of speaking (for/since) or that haven’t finished long ago (lately/recently). • EXAMPLE: I have gone to gym classes recently. • Past S is used to talk about situations that are finished. • EXAMPLE: I went to gym classes yesterday.
EXTRA PRACTICE: choose the correct alternative. 1. Sam __ his bedroom, but he has to finish it. A. has painted B. has been painting 2. Tim __ three cakes a day. Now he bakes five a day. A. has baked B. baked 3. George __ his bike recently. A. has repaired B. has been repairing 4. I __ this book for two hours now. A. have been reading B. have read 5. Paul __ that book for two hours. A. have read B. has been reading
1. Robert __ that book yesterday. A. has read B. read 2. Marla __ for three months now. She __ six countries so far. A. has been travelling/has visited B. have travelled/visited 3. Patrick _ just _ his fourth competition this year. A. has been winning B. has won 4. How long __you __ english? This is my fourth year. A. have been learning B. have learned 5. Jack __ to London to months ago. A. has gone B. went 6. John __ a stroke yesterday morning, but he’s ok now. A. suffered B. has suffered 7. Sarah __ in the hospital _ Monday. A. has been / since B. was / for