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English Present Perfect Tense Words & Flashcards

English Present Perfect Tense Words & Flashcards
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Change the following sentence to present perfect:

Simone and Barty will walk through this garden.

Simone and Barty have walked through this garden.
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Change the following sentence to present perfect:

Antonio had traveled to New York.

Antonio has traveled to New York.
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Change the following sentence to present perfect:

Mikhail had been dancing ballet for years.

Mikhail has danced ballet for years.
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Change the following sentence to present perfect:

Eleanor visits the museum often.

Eleanor has visited the museum often.
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In 'has played', 'has' is the auxiliary verb and 'played' is the _____.
Past participle.
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The past participle of 'dance' is _____.
Danced. When used as a past participle, most regular verbs end with the suffix '-ed'.
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When using present perfect tense, we add a present tense auxiliary verb (usually have or has) to the past _____ of the verb.
Participle
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Flashcard Content Overview

Learning various verb tenses (simple perfect, present perfect, or present progressive) can be very confusing, even to native English speakers. This flashcard set specifically reviews the present perfect tense so that students can become confident identifying it. The flashcards ask students to change verbs into present perfect tense, to recognize present perfect verbs in sentences, and to fill in the blanks with accurately conjugated verbs. Flip through these to master the present perfect verb tense in English.

Additional Study

To study more on the perfect tense, rules for past tense, or how to write in present tense, take a look at the following lessons:

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Back
When using present perfect tense, we add a present tense auxiliary verb (usually have or has) to the past _____ of the verb.
Participle
The past participle of 'dance' is _____.
Danced. When used as a past participle, most regular verbs end with the suffix '-ed'.
In 'has played', 'has' is the auxiliary verb and 'played' is the _____.
Past participle.

Change the following sentence to present perfect:

Eleanor visits the museum often.

Eleanor has visited the museum often.

Change the following sentence to present perfect:

Mikhail had been dancing ballet for years.

Mikhail has danced ballet for years.

Change the following sentence to present perfect:

Antonio had traveled to New York.

Antonio has traveled to New York.

Change the following sentence to present perfect:

Simone and Barty will walk through this garden.

Simone and Barty have walked through this garden.

Change the following sentence to present perfect:

I amble by the store windows.

I have ambled by the store windows.

Present perfect tense can show a change over time, as below. Complete the sentence with 'to grow':

I _____ more confident.

I have grown more confident.

Present perfect tense can show life experience, as below. Complete the sentence with 'to visit':

She _____ NYC.

She has visited NYC.

Present perfect tense can show continuing actions, as below. Complete the sentence with 'to live':

We _____ here for years.

We have lived here for years.

Use the present perfect of 'to graduate' for the not-yet-completed action in the sentence below:

Ellsbeth _____ not _____ from college yet.

Ellsbeth has not graduated from college yet.

Have you played basketball for many years?

Identify the present perfect verb.

Have played.

I think that Sadie has finished her homework.

Identify the present perfect verb.

Has finished.

Change the following sentence to present perfect:

We had not seen the new movie.

We have not seen the new movie.

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