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 :)
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Hugh has forgotten that he is meant to be afraid of responsibility and he has had a baby. Present perfect examples/explanations and mp3 of native speaker
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Grammar explanation of all tenses in the passive.
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A look at 3 past tenses (past simple, present perfect & past perfect) while talking about Harper 7 Beckham
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In Trafalgar Square a big clock counting down to the Olympics in London has recently been unveiled. It should have been a great day, as it officially meant that the greatest sporting event in the World was only 500 days away, as well as people now being able to purchase tickets.
However, there have already been some problems.
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A tramp becomes an overnight sensation in America after a video goes viral, and we get to practise using the present perfect tense!