Present perfect continuous with how long, for and since

Present perfect continuous with how long, for and since


Pre-Intermediate 3
p 117 Grammar + practice
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Present perfect continuous with how long, for and since


Pre-Intermediate 3
p 117 Grammar + practice

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R&S
The Present perfect continuous

Slide 2 - Slide

How do we form the Present perfect continuous in positive and negative?
Subject
+
+
+
Subject
+
+
+
1.
2.
3.
2.
3.
been
verb -ing
has / have
haven't/
hasn't
been
verb -ing

Slide 3 - Drag question

How do we form the Present perfect continuous in questions?
subject
+
+
+
?
Have/
Has

been
verb + ing

Slide 4 - Drag question

When do we use the Present perfect continuous?
They've been playing football for hours.
He's been studying English since he was 8 years old.
 I've been waiting for a week. 
R&S

Slide 5 - Slide

When do we use FOR and SINCE?
FOR
SINCE
R&S

Slide 6 - Slide

Let's practise!
Choose how long, for or since
to complete the sentences.

Slide 7 - Slide

I've been looking ... a flat ... about a month.
A
for / for
B
for /since
C
how long

Slide 8 - Quiz

They've been studying Japanese language ... August.
A
for
B
since
C
how long

Slide 9 - Quiz

She's only been here ... a couple of minutes.
A
since
B
for
C
how long

Slide 10 - Quiz

... have you been playing football, Jose?
A
Since
B
For
C
How long

Slide 11 - Quiz

I've been writing this report ... eleven o'clock!
A
for
B
since
C
how long

Slide 12 - Quiz

He's been living in Canada .. he was eight.
A
for
B
since
C
how long

Slide 13 - Quiz

... have you been sitting in the room?
A
For
B
How long
C
Since

Slide 14 - Quiz

He has been living in Brazil ... 6 months.
A
for
B
since
C
how long

Slide 15 - Quiz

Jo's been fixing his car ...
A
for 3 days
B
since 3 days
C
how long

Slide 16 - Quiz

Frank hasn't been to the dentist ...
A
for 6 months
B
since 6 months

Slide 17 - Quiz

I've been studying history ... a year.
A
since
B
for

Slide 18 - Quiz

... have they been eating in that restaurant?
A
For
B
Since
C
How long

Slide 19 - Quiz

Jane has been feeling sick ... last night.
A
for
B
since

Slide 20 - Quiz

Pete's been on a diet ... two weeks.
A
for
B
since

Slide 21 - Quiz

I haven't been exercising ... months.
A
for
B
since

Slide 22 - Quiz

I've been playing football ... this time last year.
A
for
B
since

Slide 23 - Quiz

She hasn't been feeling well ... her operation.
A
for
B
since

Slide 24 - Quiz

They haven't been to the cinema ... ages!
A
for
B
since

Slide 25 - Quiz

We've been married ... 2015.
A
for
B
since

Slide 26 - Quiz

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