Present Perfect Continuous Tense

Present Perfect Continuous Tense
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Present Perfect Continuous Tense

Present perfect continuous tense indicates that something started in the past and continues in the present time. Present perfect continuous tense shows “time” For identification of sentences.

Use of “Since” and “For”

  • “For” is used for time duration and unspecified duration.
  • “Since” is used for a particular and specific time.

 

Formation of sentences with the use of proper rules of four categories:

Affirmative Sentences/ Simple Sentences

Subject + has/have + been + Ist form of verb + ing + object + since/for + time.

 Examples:

  • I have been writing article since morning.
  • Reena has been sleeping for two hours.
  • He has been studying magazine since evening.
  • They have been watching TV for last three hours. 

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Negative Sentences

Subject + has/have + not + been + Ist form of verb + ing + object + since/for + time.

 Examples:

  • They have not been playing cricket since morning.
  • They have not been talking for last two hours.
  • She has not been working in any company since two years. 

 

Interrogative Sentences

Has/have + Subject + been + Ist form of verb + ing + object + since/for + time.

 Examples:

  • Has he been feeling tired for last two days?
  • Has Arun been practising his singing since morning?
  • Have we been taking our treatment for two months? 

 

Interrogative + Negative Sentences

Has/have + Subject + not + been + Ist form of verb + ing + object + since/for + time.

 Examples:

  • Have you not been taking your class since last week?
  • Has Arun not been practising his singing since morning?
  • Have you not been doing anything for two months? 

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W-H Sentences

W-H word + Has/have + Subject + been + Ist form of verb + ing + object + since/for + time.

 Examples:

  • Where have you been since last week?
  • Why has Arun not been practising his singing since morning?
  • What have we been doing for two months?

Let’s move forward for worksheet for better understanding:

Choose the correct option and fill in the blanks:

  1. They (Has/Have)…….been……. (live) here (for/since)……. Five years.
  2. I have been ……. (Try) to clear NEET…… (for/since) three years.
  3. Rama……. (has/have) been typing few letter…….. (since/for)
  4. She (has/have)…….not been……… (Talk) her friends…….. (for/since) last one hour.

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