• present perfect / past perfect
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  • 09.04.2023
  • Englisch
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Fill in the gaps to con­clude the rules! Use the fol­lo­wing words:
You may have to use some words more than once.

two | pre­sent | plot | past | fu­ture | re­sult

The pre­sent per­fect simp­le is used for ac­tions that star­ted in the past and reach up to the present .

Ac­tions in pre­sent per­fect pro­gres­si­ve also go on in the future .

The past per­fect simp­le is used to de­scri­be two past ac­tions. The focus is on the result of the ac­tion.

With the past per­fect pro­gres­si­ve the focus is on the plot .

Look out for si­gnal words!

Un­der­line them if ne­cessa­ry.

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Choo­se the cor­rect tense to form a sen­tence!



1. When Sarah (ar­ri­ve) arrived, Luke and I (look) were looking at our ho­li­day pho­tos.

2. I (know) have known Sally for many years. She (be) is my best fri­end.

3. Leo (read) had been reading for an hour when he fell as­leep.

4. My dad al­ways (drive) drives to work, but since Mon­day he (take) has been taking the bus be­cau­se his car (break) has broken down.

5. After we (go) had gone home, the party (go) went on for hours.

6. (You, see) Have you seen Celia la­te­ly?

7. The river floo­ded the val­ley after it (rain)h for five days.

8. Lea and Kim (take) have been taking dancing les­sons for half a year.

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