Thursday, November 22, 2012

Difference between present perfect and present perfect continuous tenses

November 22, 2012

The present perfect continuous tense is used to talk about a continuous, but not necessarily finished action or situation. The present perfect tense is used to talk about a finished action or situation. Compare: I have been gardening since morning. (Focus on continuity) I have planted several new saplings. (Focus on completion) I have been […]

Read the full post →
Keep your grammar up-to-date!
Includes Grammar Guide (PDF)