By the end of the lesson, students will be able to
● identify the present perfect tense ● use compound adjectives in sentences. ● use the correct verbs that agree with the subject in a sentence.
present perfect tense
“I have been in Delhi since 2000. ”Said Minu. What is Minu talking about now? (About living in Delhi) Is she talking only about the past? (No) Is she talking about now and the past? (Yes) Did the action start in the past? (Yes) Is it continuing now? (Yes)
What has happened to us? We have taken a little trip around the world.
We learned that we use have as a helping or auxiliary verb to form phrases. This highlighted verb phrase is the present perfect tense. This tense is used to show past actions or events that connect to the present. The verb in the present perfect tense takes the form has / have + the -ed or -en form of the verb.