ADULT LEARNING CENTRE
Adverbial Time and the Present Perfect
March 29, 2001
Time words and certain English tenses go together naturally. Tonight,
we'll practice using the present perfect tense with a number of
adverbial time expressions. This way, we can avoid mistakes like,
"I have not completed my assignment yesterday."
The Present Perfect and Time Expressions
Example: The boy has already done his
Example: His sister hasn't done her homework yet.
Example: The parents haven't ever gone to see
"so far" or "up to now"
Example: The teachers have given only three homework
assignments up to now OR so far.
Write a paragraph about something you are doing that is not
finished yet. This activity should be ongoing (takes a number of
months) and should have a definite finish date.
Use three of the four adverbial time expressions, along with the
present perfect tense. Teacher
Writing Sample for this exercise.
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