Present perfect continuous tense exercise
May 13th, 2011 in Improve English
Make meaningful sentences in the present perfect continuous tense using the words given in each question.
1. We / since / live / 1990 / here.
2. The child / sleep / two hours / for.
3. We / wait /ages / for.
4. She / read / morning / since.
5. It / since / yesterday / rain.
6. I / all / garden / afternoon.
7. Sleep / who / my bed / in?
8. I / recently / play / a lot of tennis.
9. He / all day / on the corner / stand.
10. James / same job / work / in / thirty years / for / the.
1. We have been living here since 1990.
2. The child has been sleeping for two hours.
3. We have been waiting for ages.
4. She has been reading since morning.
5. It has been raining since yesterday.
6. I have been gardening all afternoon.
7. Who has been sleeping in my bed?
8. I have been playing a lot of tennis recently.
9. He has been standing on the corner all day.
10. James has been working in the same job for thirty years.
Present perfect continuous tense forms are made with has / have + been + ing form of the verb.
We use has when the subject is a singular noun or a third person singular pronoun.
We use have when the subject is a plural noun or pronoun.