Grade 8 Grammar Lesson 7 The present perfect continuous tense

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Grade 8 Grammar Lesson 7 The present perfect continuous tense (0)

The present perfect continuous tense is have/ has + been + present participle.

We use the present perfect continuous for an action that continues over a period of time up to now.

We also use it for an activity that’s recently stopped. There’s some connection with now.

We can also use the present perfect continuous tense to talk about repeated actions.

We use since (with the time the action began) and for (with the period the action has covered).

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