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Present Perfect Verb Tense Chart


Present Perfect Verb Tense Chart

What is the structure of the Present Perfect Verb 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 Verb Tense Chart

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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?


Basic Grammar

Present Simple Verb Tense

Present Continuous Verb Tense

  • Present Continuous Tense
  • Present Continuous Tense Chart
  • Present Continuous Tense Quiz
  • Present Perfect Verb Tense

  • Present Perfect Tense
  • Present Perfect Tense Chart
  • Present Perfect Tense Quiz
  • Past Simple Tense vs Present Perfect Tense
  • Present Perfect or the Present Perfect Continuous Verb Tense
  • Present Perfect Continuous Verb Tense

  • Present Perfect Continuous Tense
  • Present Perfect Continuous Tense Chart
  • Present Perfect Tense vs. Present Perfect Continuous Verb Tense