Present perfect vs Simple past
The present perfect is used when the time period hasNOT finished:Example: I have seen three movies this week.(This week h...
The present perfect is often used when giving recentnews: Martin has crashed his car again.(This is new information.) The...
The present perfect is used when the time is notspecific: I have seen that movie already.(We dont know when.) The simple ...
The present perfect is used with for and since, when the actions have not finished yet:  I have lived in Victoria for fiv...
We also use the Present Perfect to talk about animprecise time in the past but as soon as webecome precise we switch to th...
Complete the dialogues in Present Perfector Past simple. Use the verbs in brackets.1.- Have you seen ……………….(you/see) ...
hasn’t gone5.- Steve …………...... (not go) hunting since last winter. met6.- I ………. (meet) a famous writer last week i...
Here you have a couple of links to keep on practisinghttp://www.englishpage.com/verbpage/verbs5.htmhttp://web2.uvcs....
Here you have a couple of links to keep on practisinghttp://www.englishpage.com/verbpage/verbs5.htmhttp://web2.uvcs....
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Presentperfectvs simplepast resumen y ejercicios

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  • 1. Present perfect vs Simple past
  • 2. The present perfect is used when the time period hasNOT finished:Example: I have seen three movies this week.(This week has not finished yet.) The simple past is used when the time period HAS finished: Example:  I saw three movies last week. (Last week has finished.)
  • 3. The present perfect is often used when giving recentnews: Martin has crashed his car again.(This is new information.) The simple past is used when giving older information: Martin crashed his car last year. (This is old information.)
  • 4. The present perfect is used when the time is notspecific: I have seen that movie already.(We dont know when.) The simple past is used when the time is clear:  I saw that movie on Thursday. (We know exactly when.)
  • 5. The present perfect is used with for and since, when the actions have not finished yet:  I have lived in Victoria for five years. (I still live in Victoria.)The simple past is used with for and since, whenthe actions have already finished: I lived in Victoria for five years.(I dont live in Victoria now.)
  • 6. We also use the Present Perfect to talk about animprecise time in the past but as soon as webecome precise we switch to the Past Simple.Example:Ive never been to Australia. Have you ever beenthere?Yes I have. I went in 1992.
  • 7. Complete the dialogues in Present Perfector Past simple. Use the verbs in brackets.1.- Have you seen ……………….(you/see) any good films lately? Yes, sawactually, I ……… (see) a great movie last Saturday afternoon. has Sonia worked2.- How long ………………………….. (Sonia/work) as a beganlawyer? She ………… (begin) two months ago. stopped3.- My sister’s computer ………….. (stop) working thismorning. has lived4.-My brother ………………. (live) in Canada for ten years. Heworks there. He is visiting me for Christmas.
  • 8. hasn’t gone5.- Steve …………...... (not go) hunting since last winter. met6.- I ………. (meet) a famous writer last week in a London library. arrived7.-Martha ………….. (arrive) home very tired yesterday. She went………….. (go) to bed straight away. have lived8.- We ……………….. in Los Angeles since 2010, we love thecity.
  • 9. Here you have a couple of links to keep on practisinghttp://www.englishpage.com/verbpage/verbs5.htmhttp://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/upperf2.htm
  • 10. Here you have a couple of links to keep on practisinghttp://www.englishpage.com/verbpage/verbs5.htmhttp://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/upperf2.htm

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