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The present perfect is a grammatical combination of the present tense and the perfect aspect, used to express a past event that has present consequences. An example is "I have eaten" (so I'm not hungry). Depending on the specific language, the events described by present perfects are not necessarily completed, as in "I have been eating" or "I have lived here for five years." The present perfect is a compound tense in English, as in many other languages, meaning that it is formed by combining an auxiliary verb with the main verb. For example, in modern English, it is formed by combining a present-tense form of the auxiliary verb "to have" with the past participle of the main verb. In the above example, "have" is the auxiliary verb, where as the past participle "eaten" is the main verb. The two verbs are sometimes labeled "V1" and "V2" in grammar instruction. In modern English, the auxiliary verb for forming the present perfect is always to have.
Many ESL teachers spend a significant amount of time covering the present perfect tense with their students so with 212 worksheets
, this page is a valuable resource especially when you run out of ideas. The downloadable file posted here
actually consists of several different worksheets and an audio file. It is enormously popular with the busy teachers who have been successful in unzipping the file. Even without answer keys, it can save you a lot of time. For the less computer-savvy, there is this Present Perfect worksheet for intermediate learners
. It contains a number of activities, an explanation of the present perfect tense, an explanation of how this tense is different from the past simple tense, and an answer key. Use all or part of this material in your lessons; you can easily edit the worksheet to suit your students needs. Remember that this is just one of the sections about tenses so when you move on to the next tense or want to review several tenses in one lesson, be sure to come back and check out the worksheets available in other sections.
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This is a simple writing prompt for children to practice present perfect. They are asked to write what Catty Noir (a charcter from this cartoon) has done and has never done in her life. Imho it's ...
The worksheet contains situations like “You’ve bought a dog.” Each student gets a situation and doesn’t show it to the others. The task is to make a riddle using the phrase ...
Presentation in Power point on international travel. Introduces new vocabulary and discussion questions as well as short assignments. New vocabulary is introduced at the beginning comprised main ...
How do we form present perfect and when do we use it? A handout with grammar explanations and exercises. There is an exit slip at the end of the lesson to check the understanding of the students. ...
The Stop game comes from a video I watched about TEFL , from BridgeTEFL. In this game, students use vocabulary they know and verb tenses they know to write a single word (or maybe a half-phrase) i ...
This is a reading comprehension worksheet for teaching jobs related vocabulary and the present perfect tense. Students are asked to read the text, say if the sentences are true or false and a ...
This worksheet deals with present perfect. Students have to write sentences about their amazing experiences using present perfect. For fun, they can tell lies and they can tell the truth. Th ...
Here's the transcript to: http://busyteacher.org/18307-peppas-christmas-movie-worksheet-2.html . You might like to get the students to act out the episode or use it for the students to find uses o ...
This worksheet is a system of exercises on present perfect. The present perfect tense is developed around the topic "Helping people around". It will help student to develop their grammar skills. T ...
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