Present Perfect vs Present Perfect Continuous 1
Match the sentences with their functions. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
- The road is wet. It has been raining.
- Monika has done her homework.
- I have been living in Cork since I left university.
- I have lived in Dublin since I was born.
- He's been getting this brochure every week for a year.
- Monika has been doing her homework.
- I have known him for eighteen years.
- temporary actions or states
- repeated actions
- emphasis on duration
- evidence of recent past activity
- used with action verbs
- emphasis on completion
- permanent actions or states