Grammar - Present Perfect - Past Simple 1
Complete the sentences with the verbs from brackets in the correct form. Use the
Look! The road is closed. There
my umbrella. I can't find it anywhere.
to Italy last May. She
there for eleven months now.
Last week, Julia and Tim
to the theatre.
I am so excited to have a pygmy goat. I
at work since he
When she was a child, she
in Canada for five years.
Ever since Ann
married last year she
It's years since Mr Palmer
That's a wonderful film. I
it two times.
(present perfect) => to give new information
(present perfect) the action in the past has a result now
(past simple) + period of time /(present perfect) + for
period of time + (past simple)
have always wanted
always + (present perfect)
(present perfect) + since + (past simple)
When + (past simple) => time period has finished
Ever since + (past simple) + (present perfect)
It's + period of time + since + (past simple)
(present perfect) => a finished action in someone's life