Present Perfect Tense:
Structure of Present Perfect Tense :
We form the past perfect tense with :
Has + Past Participle
(Had) (done, looked, seen…)
You can use Present Perfect to tell what :
you have done recently/ lately
you have just or already done
you have never/ ever done
you have done so far/ up to now
you have done today/ this week/ this month/ this year
1. To Talk about EXPERIENCES
It is important if we HAVE DONE IT in our life or NOT.
It is not important WHEN we did it
I have been abroad three times
Emily has never played tennis
Have you ever eaten sushi ?
2.To talk about an Action which started in the past and continuous up to now :
I have been a lawyer for more than ten years
How long have you been at this school ?
3.To talk about a PAST action that has the result in the PRESENT
I have lost my ID = i don’t have it now
Tony has gone to Egypt = He isn’t here now