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PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS TENSE

Present Perfect Continuous Tense is generally used to express an action or event that has begun is passed or has started to happen in the past and still continues today .

present perfect continuous tense forms would be clearer if using a time signal "since" or  "for" .

  1. (+) AFFIRMATIVE SENTENCE
  1. Subyek : I, You, We, They

[subyek + have + been + verb 1 + ing]

  1. Subyek : He, She, it

[subyek + has + been + verb 1 + ing]

EX : - I have been studying for two hours.

 - She has been living here since 2010.

  1. (-) NEGATIVE SENTENSE
  1. Subyek : I, You, We, They

[subyek + have + not + been + verb 1 + ing]

  1. Subyek : He, She, it

[subyek + has + not + been + verb 1 + ing]

EX :  - I have not been studying for two hours.

-  She has not been living here since 2010.

  1. (?) interrogative sentence
  1. Subyek : I, You, We, They

[have + subyek + been + verb 1 + ing]

  1. Subyek : He, She, it

[has + subyek + been + verb 1 + ing]

EX :  -  Have you been studying for two hours ?

  1. Interrogative sentence is formed by putting the have / has in front of the subject.
  1. (?) Interrogative sentence with Question Word (QW)
  1. Subyek : I, You, We, They

[QW + have + subyek + been + verb 1 + ing]

  1. Subyek : He, She, it

[has + subyek + been + verb 1 + ing]

EX :  - What have you been doing since ten o’clock ?

DAFTAR PUSTAKA

  1. Novia, Windy.  2008. Modern English Grammar. Jakarta : Wipress.
  2. Hariyono, Rudy Dan Mc. Carthy, Andrew. 2008. Abc (Accurate, Bright, Clear) Plus English Grammar. Surabaya : Gitamedia Press.

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