There are some examples of present perfect tense below. Talk with your child about what they have been learning in school. If you need anymore information, please contact Mr Ellis.
The present perfect is formed from the present tense of the verb have and the past participle of a verb:
The present perfect continuous is formed with have/has been and the -ing form of the verb:
We use the present perfect tense:
They’ve been married for nearly fifty years.
She has lived in Liverpool all her life.
I’ve played the guitar ever since I was a teenager.
He has written three books and he is working on another one.
My last birthday was the worst day I have ever had.
I can’t get in the house. I’ve lost my keys.
Teresa isn’t at home. I think she has gone shopping.
I’m tired out. I’ve been working all day.