Verbal tense

1. Simple past

2. Present perfect

3. Present perfect

Verbal tense The verbal tense have relationship with the present Events that happened in the past
Simple past No Yes
Present perfect Yes Yes

Directions: Complete each sentence with the correct form of the verb in the present perfect
Exercise A - Affirmative Statements: S + has or have + past participle


1. I in this country all my life.


2. She her homework.


3. All of my friends her homework.


4. It the entire week.


5. We a lot of grammar in this class.


6. John in the hospital for five days.


7. I as a teacher since 1989.


8. Jennifer knows everyone in her town because she there since she was a baby.


9. Mark and Louise about getting married.


10. A friend of mine $20,000 in the bank to buy a house.


Exercise B - Negative Statements: S + has or have + not + past participle


1. Martha her homework yet.


2. We a movie in a very long time.


3. The children breakfast and they're very hungry.


4. You any breakfast yet either.


5. It in almost four weeks and the ground is too dry. (rain)

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