ESL Grammar Worksheets
Present Pefect Continuous Tense
Present Perfect Continuous Tense (1)
If something was happening before, and it is still happening now, you use the Present Perfect Continuous Tense.
To use the Present Perfect Continuous Tense, you need have/has + been + [verb+ing]. *We often use the Present Continuous Tense with the words for, since, recently, or lately.
Using the example below, write Present Perfect Continuous sentences using the information provided.
I was running 20 minutes ago.
I am still running now.
I have been running for 20 minutes._____________________
1. It was raining last week.
It is still raining now.
2. My mother was talking on the telephone at 3:00.
She is still talking on the telephone now (5:00).
3. The dogs were barking this morning.
The dogs are still barking now.
4. They were building a supermarket next to my house 6 months ago.
They are still building the supermarket now.
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