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Present Perfect Verb Tense Chart



Present Perfect Tense Chart

What is the structure of the Present Perfect Tense?

Subject

+

Auxiliary Verb

+

Main Verb

-

-

have

Verb + --ed/V3-past participle

-

Grammar rules for the present perfect tense:

The auxiliary verb "have" changes according to the sentences subject.

The main verb uses the verb form past participle/V3.
- Regular verbs add -ed to the verbs base form.
- Irregular verbs see verb chart past participle/V3.

Negative sentences - "not" is added between the Auxiliary Verb and the main verb

Questions - the auxiliary verb comes before the subject

Present Perfect Tense Chart

-

Subject

-

Main Verb

-

+

I

have

-

lived

in that house for 2 years.

We

have

-

played

football for 2 years.

She

has

-

played

outside for an hour.

-

I

have

not

lived

here for a long time.

You

have

not

lived

with my parents for over 10 years.

He

has

not

lived

here for many years.

?

Have

I

-

gotten

any mail today?

Have

you

-

learned

English for a long time?

Has

she

-

cleaned

the house for a long time?




Past Simple Tense vs Present Perfect Tense

Present Simple Tense

Present Simple Tense Chart

Present Simple "to be" Tense Chart

Present Simple "to be" Tense Quiz

Present Continuous Tense

Present Continuous Tense Chart

Present Perfect Tense

Present Perfect Tense Chart

Present Perfect Tense Quiz

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

Present Perfect Continuous Tense Chart

Present Perfect vs. the Present Perfect Continuous Tense

Usage of the verb "Have" and Chart

There is - There are