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Perfect Continuous

 01 Perfect Progrogressive

 02 Perfect Continuous

 03 Perfect Continuous

 04 Perfect Continuous

 05 Perfect Continuous

 06 Perfect Continuous

 07 Perfect Continuous

Questions Perfect Progr.

 08 Continuous questions

 09 Continuous questions

 10 Continuous questions

 11 Continuous questions

 12 Continuous questions

 13 Continuous questions

 14 Continuous word order

Negative

 15 Negative sentences

 16 Negatives - exercises

 17 Negative sentences

 18 Negative sentences

 19 negative sentences

 20 negative sentences

 21 Negatives - word order

Signal words

 22 Signal words

 23 since or for exercises

 24 since or for exercises

Test

 25 Test 1

 26 Test 2

 

English Tenses

Simple Present Tense

Simple Past Tense

Present Perfect

Past Perfect

Future 1

Future Perfect

Going-to-Future

 

Continuous Tenses

Present Continuous

Past Continuous

Present Perfect Progr.

Past Perfect Continuous

Future 1 Continuous

Future Perfect Continuous

 

Comparison of Tenses

If clauses - Conditional

Active Passive exercises

Reported Speech

 

 

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 Present Perfect Continuous Grammar Rules and Explanations

Present Perfect Continuous - Tenses English Grammar

 

Bildung Present Perfect Continuous (Present Perfect Progressive)


                  =   have/has + been + Infinitive + -ing

 

Present Perfect Continuous examples: 

 

have been reading a book for a long time.

They have been going for a walk for 2 hours.

 

Present Perfect Continuous use

An action that has just stopped stopped.

An action continuing up to now

Present Perfect Continuous examples:

 

I've been working all day.

He has been reading for the past 3 hours.

We have been waiting for a long time now.

He has been smoking!

 

Present Perfect continuous signal words

 

Present Perfect Continuous signal words: all (day), how long ...?, since, for, the whole (morning/ afternoon/ week/ year).

 

Signal words Present Perfect Continuous

 

She has been sitting in the classroom all day.
They have  been at the party all night.
How long have you been in London?

 

Can, have, like and want have no Present Perfect Continuous.

 

Positive sentences - Present Perfect Continuous

 

I have been watching TV all day.
You have been listening to music all day.
He has been dancing all day.
She has been watching birds all day.
We have been looking for CDs all day.
You have been wating for the taxi all day.
They have been writing letters all day.

 

Questions Present Perfect Continuous

 

Question

short: Yes short: No
Have I been watching TV? Yes, I have. No, I haven't.
Have you been listening to music? Yes, you have. No, you haven't.
Has he been dancing today? Yes, he has. No, he hasn't.
Has she been watching birds? Yes, she has. No, she hasn't.
Have we been looking for CDs? Yes, we have. No, we haven't.
Have you been wating for a taxi? Yes, you have. No, you haven't.
Have they been writing letters? Yes, they have. No, they haven't.

 

Negative Present Perfect Continuous

 

I haven't been watching TV.
You haven't been listening to music.
He hasn't been dancing today.
She hasn't been watching birds.
We haven't been looking for CDs.
You haven't been wating for the taxi.
They haven't been writing letters.

 

Present Perfect Continuous

 

to make - making

 

stop - stopping, run - running

 


English Tenses exercises
Simple Present Tense
Simple Past Tense
Present Perfect
Past Perfect
Simple Future - Will Future
Going-to-Future
Continuous Tenses
Comparison of Tenses
Active and Passive Voice
If clauses - conditionals
Reported Speech

 Present Perfect Continuous - English grammar

 

Present Perfect Continuous and the rules of sentence structure. English grammar: An introduction form of the Present Perfect Continuous, exceptions in spelling, short forms of the  Present Perfect Continuous, use, signal words, summary and exercises. Matching exercises, quizzes and riddles for the Present Perfect Continuous.

 
 
 

 
 
           
 

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