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  5. present perfect tensee
 
PRESENT PERFECT TENSE
A)        Write a suitable sentence using the verb given in brackets.
1. Mrs Parker is looking for her cat. (lose)
She has lost her cat.
2. David's car is clean now. (clean) ……………………………………………………………………………...
3. My coffee is on the table now. (make)…… …………………………………………………………………..
4. The audience is applausing the film. (finish) ………………………………………………………………….
5. I'm wearing my new jeans, (buy) ……………………………………………………………………………...
6. My little brother is at the hospital now. (break his leg) ……………………………………………………….
7. The picture is on the floor, (fall) ………………………………………………………………………………
8. The children are eating some fruit, (steal) …………………………………………………………………….
9. Mr. Cobb is going to the post office, (write letters) …………………………………………………………...
10. Carmine's answers are correct, (check) ………………………………………………………………………
B)        Use the words in brackets and make questions & answers with the Present Perfect Tense.
1. (Have / you / watch / "Great Expectations ?) # (Yes / I / have / watch / it / twice).
- Have you watched "Great Expectations"?              - Yes, I have watched it twice.
2. (Have / Bruce / write / anything in English ?) # (Yes / he / have / write / poems in English).
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3. (Have / my mother / make / anything for the party ?)# (Yes / she / have /make / cake).
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4. (Have / Sarah / leave / anything for me ?) # (Yes / she / have / leave / a book for you).
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5. (Have / they / pick up / any flowers ?) # (Yes / they / have / pick up / some roses ).
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6. (Have / you / see / any monsters ?) # (No, / we / have / see / any monsters).
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7. (Have / you / meet / any / famous people ?) # (No 111 have / meet / any famous people).
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8. (Have / the baby / eat / its meal ?) # (No / it / have / eat / its meal).
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9. (Have / Scott / read / any sonnets by Shakespeare ?) #(No / he / have / read / any sonnets by Shakespeare).
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10. (Have / Ronald / bring / your / suitcases ?) # (No / he / have / bring / our suitcases).
 
C)        Fill in the blanks with suitable verbs in the Present Perfect Tense.
be           clean                      finish           make             buy      become          read       meet             send           go
1. How many times have you been to Istanbul ?
2. A: Do you know Helen's brother ?
    B: I................... him a few times, but I don't know his name.
3. A: What's the article about ?
B: I don't know. I............................. it yet.
4. The new pop singers........................ famous and successful in a short period of time.
5.1............................ some cookies. Would you like one ?
6. Richard is expecting a gift from me, but I......................... anything for him.
7. I'm afraid. He......................... all the invitations yet.
8................... they................. to the cinema recently ?
9.         A: When are you going to finish your homework ?
            B: I................... already....................... it.
10.       A: Clean the house!
            B: I............. just................ it.
 
D)        Fill in the blanks with "since" or "for".
1.1 haven't seen my uncle ……….  three months.
2-Carloshas earned a lot of money.................. he began to work in this company.
3. They haven't been to the theatre .................. over a year.
4. The world has read Chaucer's work.................. many centuries.
5. Kelly has lived in her new flat.................. August.
6. Tony has loved Rosily.................. he was a little boy.
7. The Turkish Republic has existed.................. 1923.
8. The cat hasn't eaten.................. noon.
9. Mike has stayed with his aunt.................. three weeks.
10. Sarah hasn't tidied her room.................. weeks.
E)        Read the sentences and then write a new sentence with "since" or "for"
1. My father works at college. He began to work there seven months ago.
My father has worked at college for seven months.
2. Mike played soccer in 1992. That was the last time he played.
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3. Andrew knows your telephone number. He learned it last week.
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4. George stopped smoking last month, and he hasn' t smoked again.
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5. The students stopped speaking in the class fifteen minutes ago. They haven't spoken again.
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F)        Answer the following questions as shown in the example.
                        A: Can you drive ? (two years)
                        B: Yes, but I haven't driven for two years.
1. Can you sing ? (I left London)                             _______________________________________________
2. Can you read Greek ? (I came to Tiirkiye)            _______________________________________________
3. Can you repair a car ? (a long time )                     _______________________________________________  
4. Can you sew ? (this shop opened)                        _______________________________________________
5. Can you fly a plane ? (five years)                         _______________________________________________
6. Can you swim? (my last holiday)                          _______________________________________________
 7. Can you use a computer ? (a year)                      _______________________________________________
8. Can you row a boat ? (last year)                           _______________________________________________
9. Can you play the guitar ? (three years)                _______________________________________________
10. Can you type ? ( for years)                                ________________________________________________
 
G)        Answer these questions according to you using "ever" & "never".
1. Have you ever eaten pineapple ?                           ................................................................................
2. Has your mother ever cooked mushrooms?          ................................................................................
3. Have you ever played badminton?                       .................................................................................
4. Have you ever met a famous person?                   .................................................................................
5. Has your father ever shouted at you ?                  .................................................................................
 
H)        Make sentences using the present perfect with "already" & "yet".
I.I/ not / do / today's / homework / yet.                    .................................................................................
I haven't done today's homework yet.                        .................................................................................
1. you / decide / where to go / for holiday / yet ?     .................................................................................
3. our teacher / explain / this / four times / already. .................................................................................
4. she / phone / me / yet.                                            .................................................................................
5. the film / not / finish / yet.                                     .................................................................................
6. It / not / stop / rain / yet.                                        .................................................................................
7. David / spend / all his money / already.                .................................................................................
8.1 / have / breakfast / already.                                 .................................................................................
9. you / find / a job / yet ?                                         .................................................................................
10.1 / not reply / to Jack's letter / yet.                       .................................................................................
 
I)         Make sentences. Begin your sentences with " I've never..."
e.g. : drive a bus.                                I've never driven a bus.
1. catch fish                                         .................................................................................
2. climb Mount Everest                      .................................................................................
3. see a ghost                                      .................................................................................
4. borrow money from anyone           .................................................................................
5. feed pigeons                                   .................................................................................
6. have mobile phone                         .................................................................................
7. go to Japan                                      .................................................................................
8. steal food                                        .................................................................................
9. eat something with chopsticks        .................................................................................
10. drink whisky                                 .................................................................................
 
J)         Ask and Answer.
e.g. : fly a plane
Have you overflown a plane?                Yes, I have. / No, I haven't.
1. visit a museum.                                          .................................................................................
2. travel abroad.                                             .................................................................................
3. communicate with a foreigner.                  .................................................................................
4. buy flowers for your girl friend.                .................................................................................
5. watch a science fiction film                       .................................................................................
6. break your arm.                                          .................................................................................
7. write a short story.                                     .................................................................................
8. use a fax machine.                                     .................................................................................
9. smoke a pipe                                              .................................................................................
10. collect stamps.                                         .................................................................................
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
K)        Complete the letter using "the Present Perfect Tense" and verbs that are given.
wait         visit          work           marry            write          attend          finish          come
Dear Watson,
I'm sorry I haven't written (have not) to you for a long time. I had a lot of work to do. I
...................................., so I'm writing to you now. Your cousin............................. me but I can't
remember when definitely. Today I .............................. , so I stayed at home. In fact, I
................................... for your letter for along time but it...............................6 How's your family?
I heard that your so ................................ university since September. My daughter
................................ She is very happy now. I want to visit you sometime soon . I'll write to you
about the date.
With best wishes,
Danny.
 
L)        Ask questions to Billy beginning with "Have you ever...?"
1. (Paris ?) Have you ever been to Paris ?                                    *Yes, many times.
2. (play football?)................................................................... .   *No, never.
3. (Italy ?)............................................................................... .   *Yes,once.
4. (lose your keys?) ............................................................... .   * Yes, a few times.
5. (fly to London ?)................................................................. .   *Yes, once.
6. (eat my mother's cake ?)..........................................,.......... . *No, never.
7. (drive a car?)..................................................................... .    *Yes, many times.
8. (see a tiger ?)...................................................................... .   *No, never.
9. (go to the opera?).............................................................. .    *No, never.
10. (fly a kite?)........................................................................ . *Yes, many times.
 
 
 
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