Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Present Perfect Progressive Tense

"Green Apples" by Paul Cezanne, 1873

The Present Perfect Progressive Tense is formed by using the subject with "have been" or "has been" plus a present participle (-ing form) of the verb.
If you're using a subject pronoun, you may use a contraction. The contractions are as follows: I've, he's, she's, it's, you've, we've, they've.

Change the following Present Progressive sentences to Present Perfect Progressive. Use the time word in the drop down menu. Click on the arrows to view the correct answer.

1. He's studying English.

2. They're reading the new books.

3. We're waiting for the doctor.

4. They're repairing that road.

5. You're learning new words.

6. The students are writing their essay.

7. It's snowing.

8. We're jogging.

9. The gardeners are planting flowers.

10. The turkey is cooking.

11. They're swimming now.

12. Roger is working at the post office.

13. Irene is playing the piano.

14. We're playing soccer together.

15. What are they doing now?

16. The doctor is giving a check up.

17. The teacher is explaining the grammar.

18. The neighbors are making noise.

19. My TV isn't working well.

20. The baby is crying.

21. The ceiling is leaking.

22. My car is making strange noises.

23. Paul and Jane are dating.

24. Officer Daniels is directing traffic.

25. The neighbor's dog is barking.


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