Present perfect/present perfect progressive
The present perfect and the present perfect progressive can be used to mean the same thing, but for this exercise, try to use the present perfect progressive for actions that started in the past and continued to the present.
Terms in this set (12)
He ( not read) _____________________ the book yet
I (live) _________________ in Germany during my lifetime.
She (speak) _________________ to her mother on the phone many times.
has been speaking
She (speak) _________________ to her mother on the phone for two hours!
have been listening
I (listen) _________________to the news on the radio all morning.
She (hear) ____________just _____ about the accident
has been standing
Tim is in line to buy something at the store. He (stand) _________________ in the line for ten minutes.
has been playing
The little girl is very dirty. She has mud all over her shoes. She (play) _________________ in the dirt all morning.
have been working
The girls (work) _________________ in the garden without a break since lunchtime
I (know) _________________ Alex since he was a baby.
has been reading
He (read) _________________________this book for hours without looking up
have been doing
I (do) _________________________ my homework all afternoon