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PRESENT PERFECT TENSE

LOOK AT THE VERBS CHART AND WRITE WHICH COLUMN IS MISSING. THEN FIND THE MISSING VERBS IN THE
PUZZLE TO COMPLE THE CHART.

BASE FORM PAST m m h s j l w f


1. See Saw
g a q e s k r p o
2. Know Knew
g h b e e n i u g
3. Be Was-were

4. Have Had
e o u n z o t k o

5. Forget Forgot a o t x x w e f t
6. Get Got
t h h t c n n d t
7. Eat Ate
e t a k e n a q e
8. Rise Rose
n b d k j n f w n
9. Write Wrote

10. Take took r i s e n h r s l

ANSWER:

The PAST PARTICIPLE FORM of the verbs is used in:

a. SIMPLE PAST TENSE


b. SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE WRITE AN EXAMPLE:
c. PRESENT PERFECT TENSE

GUESS THE MISSING WORD OF THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS YOU WILL SEE.

HAVE YOU EVER.?

1. ----------------------- 13. -----------------------


2. ----------------------- 14. -----------------------
3. ----------------------- 15. -----------------------
4. ----------------------- 16. -----------------------
5. ----------------------- 17. -----------------------
6. ----------------------- 18. -----------------------
7. ----------------------- 19. -----------------------
8. ----------------------- 20. -----------------------
9. -----------------------
10. -----------------------
11. -----------------------
12. -----------------------
COMPLETE THE SENTENCES BY USING PRESENT PERFECT TENSE.

1. A: Did you like the movie "Star Wars?"

B: I don't know. I (see, never) that movie.

3. My best friend and I (know) each other for over fifteen years. We still get together once a week.

4. Stinson is a fantastic writer. He (write) ten very creative short stories in the last year. One day, he'll be as famous as
Hemingway.

5. I (have, not) this much fun since I was a kid.

6. Things (change) a great deal at Coltech, Inc. When we first started working here three years ago, the company only

had six employees. Since then, we (expand) to include more than 2000 full-time workers.

8. Listen Donna, I don't care if you missed the bus this morning. You (be) late to work too many times. You are fired!

9. Sam is from Colorado, which is hundreds of miles from the coast, so he (see, never) the ocean. He should come with us to
Miami.

10. How sad! George dreamt of going to California before he died, but he didn't make it. He (see, never) the ocean.

PUT THE WORDS INTO THE CORRECT COLUMNS.

a long time - noon - ten minutes a day - three days - two hours - last Monday - 2007 ever -
you wrote to your dad - 150 years - March - she left school . the beginning . a couple of seconds
he arrived - how many weeks - 9:30am - nine months - my childhood - three centuries

FOR SINCE
Period of time A point in the past
A long time noon

FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH FOR OR SINCE

1. George has been a teacher six years. 9. I havent seen Meg . ages.
2. John and Mary have been married they finished 10. He has collected 2500 stamps he was a little boy.
university. 11. David has driven his car . seven years.
3. My father has worked in that factory . 1990. 12. I havent met my high school friends I became a
4. My parents have had their house . they moved to doctor.
London. 13. Anny and Fanny havent eaten chips they went on a
5. We have had this parrot only . three weeks. diet.
6. Rachel has been in France .she found a job in Paris. 14. She hasnt been able to walk .. she had a car
7. Steven has played in our school team three years. accident.
8. He has been miserable .. he lost his wife. 15. I havent read any books .. July.
PRESENT PERFECT VS.

SIMPLE PAST