Present Perfect

The Present Perfectis a form of the verb that shows the action or state was complete before the present.
For example:Lisa has danced already.

Present Perfect Story 1

Present Perfect Story 1

  Who are they? What have they done? What has happened?

Linda has just walked outside with Grandmother. She wears an apron. So far,    
  Now Linda and Grandmother are outside. Linda has just dropped some seeds on he ground to feed the birds.

  The birds have not come yet.
  Recently, Grandmother has moved in with Linda's family. She now enjoys living with them.

  Grandmother has already sat down on the bench. She also wears an apron. She has just finished cooking.

  Grandmother and Linda wait for the birds. They have seen birds in the yard before. Grandmother has always liked to watch the birds. Linda has always liked to feed them.

Exercises

A. Answer the following questions. Use the Present Perfect tense.

1. What has Linda finished doing so far? What has she just dropped on the ground?

Answer:

2. Where has Grandmother moved recently? What has Grandmother just finished doing?

Answer:

3. What has Grandmother always liked to do? What has Linda always liked to do?

Answer:

B. Rewrite the following sentences as negative sentences, yes/no questions, WH-questions (using the underlined word) and tag questions.


Examples for the sentence "Nick has broken the glass".


Negative: Nick has not broken the glass.

Yes/No Question: Has Nick broken the glass?

WH-Question: Who has broken the glass?

Tag Question: Nick has broken the glass, hasn't he?



 

 

 

1. Linda has just dropped some seeds on the ground.

Negative:

Yes/No Question:

WH-Question:

Tag Question:


2. Grandmother has moved in with Linda's family.

Negative:

Yes/No Question:

WH-Question:

Tag Question:


3. Grandmother has always liked to watch the birds.

Negative:

Yes/No Question:

WH-Question:

Tag Question:

C. Rewrite the story using contractions.

Linda has just walked outside with Grandmother. She wears an apron. So far, she's finished cleaning and washing. She's also gathered seeds and crumbs.

Now Linda and Grandmother are outside. Linda has just dropped some seeds on the ground to feed the birds. The birds haven't come yet.

Recently, Grandmother has moved in with Linda's family. She now enjoys living with them.

Grandmother has already sat down on the bench. She also wears an apron. She's just finished cooking.

Grandmother and Linda wait for the birds. They've seen birds in the yard before. Grandmother has always liked to watch the birds. Linda has always liked to feed them.