Present Perfect v Past Simple grammar issues cause lots of problems for English students. Video with present perfect & past simple examples, then explanations.
A quick, fun video with present perfect sentences. Look at our other Present Perfect posts for deeper explanation into the uses of this grammar.
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Excellent cartoon, present perfect timeline & explanations to really help you understand present perfect v past simple English grammar. Example sentences explained by an English teacher.
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Present perfect examples in a fun cartoon and then explained by an English teacher. English grammar made clearer with Present Perfect v Past Simple examples
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The Jack the Ripper legend from the past continues to the present gives us present perfect examples. Explanations help understanding this grammar tense.
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Don't know how to use the present perfect tense properly? A series of different explanations and exercises to help you understand this confusing English grammar
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Past Perfect tense grammar is similar to present perfect in form, but we just use 'had' instead of 'have'. But how/when do you use it?
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Fox hunting was banned years ago, but lots of fox hunts have taken place recently. Present Perfect vs Past Simple - when do we use them?? Find out here...also with mp3 to practise your listening skills.
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What's the difference between present perfect and past simple? Quite a bit. WHat's the difference between German and English Xmas markets? Not a lot!
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Can you decide when to use the Present Perfect or past simple? Look, listen and learn :)