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G.1.3 - Perfect Aspect

Irregular Past Participles - Intermediate Level

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We use the past participle when using perfect tenses, but unfortunately, many verbs are irregular in this form. e.g. Ride - Rode - Ridden

Here's an exercise to help you remember the perfect tenses and to help you see how many past participles you can remember.

Can you name any other verbs that are irregular in the past participle and put them in a perfect tense sentence? Good luck!

Past Participle Irregular Verbs

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Check your understanding of irregular past participle verbs.

Example: Do

Present Simple: do - "Where do you live?"
Past Simple: did - "Where did you go yesterday?"
Past Participle: done - "Has he done all his homework?"

Present Perfect Simple and Present Perfect Continuous

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Today we take a look at the uses of Present Perfect Simple and Present Perfect Continuous.
Thanks to Amy Whiting from our Cape Town English School for this lesson.
 

Past Simple or Past Participle?

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It is really important when learning the past tenses, that you learn both the past simple form of the verb and the past participle. You also need to learn when you use them.

We use the past participle:

1 - When using the perfect tenses

Present Perfect:
Have + past participle
E.g. I have studied dance for five years.

Upper-Intermediate English tenses test

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Today's lesson is for high / upper intermediate English students.

Time to take a careful look at the structure of some English sentences. This exercise will help you review English tenses. As I mentioned already, read the sentences carefully for clues on which tense should be used. There's also a phrasal verb question in there, too (see number 3).

Make sure you leave a comment letting us know how you did and questions if you need help. Always reply to the comments which you know the answers to. Be kind - help your classmates!

Past Participle Review

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Eat - Ate - Eaten. 'Eaten' is a past participle verb, but how and when is it used? Here's a quick review and quiz.

The past participle is used in both active and passive sentences: