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Present Perfect Simple

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Look at these two present perfect simple example sentences:

"The government has said they are going to introduce legislation."

"This is the first part of the report that we’ve agreed with."

Structure

The present perfect simple is have/ has + past participle.

"I haven't finished yet."
"She has been to Russia."
"Have you finished your homework?"
"Has he done the exercise?"

Use

We use the present perfect simple to talk about a period of time that continues from the past until now.

Grammar practice

Complete the gaps using the correct form of the verbs. Only use present perfect simple.

  • influence
  • be privatised
  • decide
  • speak
  • show
  • be privatised

Lesson by Siba, EC London English school

  • 1 - The information in the report me.
  • 2 - The government ministers to privatise Royal Mail.
  • 3 - Has Royal Mail yet?
  • 4 - Paul and Tom to her about the report.
  • 5 - The report that the company will continue to suffer losses unless changes are made.
  • 6 - The company hasn't yet