Present perfect tense exercise

May 12, 2011pdf

Write sentences in present perfect tense using the words or phrases given in each question.

1. Jane / return / from / office.

2. She / write / a novel.

3. He / act / in / ten films.

4. I / not / receive / your / letter.

5. I / never / hear /of that / place.

6. She / lose / her / money.

7. Look / what / john / give / me!

8. Police / arrest / 80 suspected / drug traffickers / in raids.

9. A 24-year old / woman / kill / in an accident.

10. Honey / I / lose / my keys.

11. I / answer / six / phone calls / since / lunchtime.

12. I / study/ hard / for years.

Answers

1. Jane has returned from office.

2. She has written a novel.

3. He has acted in ten films.

4. I have not received your letter.

5. I have never heard of that place.

6. She has lost her money.

7. Look, what John has given me!

8. Police have arrested 80 suspected drug traffickers in raids.

9. A 24-year old woman has been killed in an accident.

10. Honey, I have lost my keys.

11. I have answered six phone calls since lunchtime.

12. I have studied hard for years.

Notes

The present perfect tense form is made with has / have + past participle form of the verb. Questions are made by putting has / have before the subject. Negative forms are made by putting not after has / have.

He has returned the parcel. (Affirmative)
He has not returned the parcel. (Negative)
Has he returned the parcel? (Question)

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