Present perfect rules, examples

Present perfect

Present perfect

have / has + Past Participle (3rd form)

Examples present perfect

I have finished my homework.
He has talked to the officer.

Regular verbs:  look - looked, watch - watched.
Verbs with -e: add -d. live - lived
Some verbs are not regular. You have to learn them by heart.

Conjugation present perfect

I have listened to the song.
You have listened to the song.
He/She has listened to the song.
We have listened to the song.
You have listened to the song.
They have listened to the song.

Present Perfect use

1. -Present perfect: Something happend in the past and is important for the present.

The picture has just fallen down.
Tom has los his keys. He can't start his car now.

2. The present perfect describes an action that was completed in the very recent past.

He has just talked to his brother.
I have just finished my work.

3. The action started in the past and continues in the present.

We have worked in London since 2010.

Present Perfect signal words

Signalwords Present Perfect:

ever, for, just, never, not... yet, recently, since, so far, this morning (afternoon...), till now, up to now, yet.

Examples: Present perfect signalwords

We have just eaten apples.
They have already done their work.
He has lived in Manchester since 2015.

Present perfect questions

have/has + subject + Past Participle

Examples: Questions present perfect:

I have eaten apples. Have I eaten apples?
We have already done our work. Have we already done our work?
He has lived in Manchester since 2018. Has he lived in Manchester since 2018?

Present perfect negative

have/has, not + Past Participle

Examples Present Perfect negative

I have eaten oranges. I haven't eaten oranges.
He has lived in London since 2011. He hasn't lived in London since 2011.

Present Perfect - to be

 statement negative
long form short form


have been
have been
has been
have been
have been
have been

have not been
have not been
has not been
have not been
have not been
have not been

haven't been
haven't been
hasn't been
haven't been
haven't been
haven't been

Present perfect exercises

01 Present Perfect rules
02 Present Perfectexercises
03 Present Perfect examples
04 regular verbs
05 Examples Present Perfect
06 Present Perfect have
07 to have
08 to be
09 been
10 Present Perfect irregular verbs
11 Present Perfect irregular Verbs

Present Perfect Questions
12 Questions Present Perfect
13 Questions regular Verbs
14 Questions irregular Verbs
15 Questions Present Perfect
16 Present Perfectword order
17 Word order Present Perfect
18 Word order in Questions

Negatives Present Perfect
19 Negatives Present Perfect
20 Exercises Present Perfect negative
21 Present Perfect negatives

Signal words Present Perfect
22 Signal words Present Perfect
23 exercises
24 Signal words exercises

Word order Present Perfect with signal words
25 Signal words Present Perfect
26 Word order with signal words
27 Word order
28 Word order Present Perfect

Present Perfect - mixed exercises
29 Mixed exercises
30 Mixed exercises
31 Present Perfect
32 Word order
33 Word order
34 Sentences

Test  Present Perfect
35 Present Perfect Test

Past Participle (3. Form) irregular verbs
36 Crossword Past Participle
37 Crossword Past Participle
38 Crossword Past Participle


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