Present Perfect Continuous Tense

By | December 18, 2019

Present Perfect Continuous Tense chart, worksheet, rules, formula, examples, sentence list find here.

Present Perfect Continuous Tense chart, worksheet, rules, formula, examples, sentence list find here.

Affirmative

Subject + has/ have + been + VI(ing) + object

Since: point of time
For: duration

Since: morning, since, last week, since 1947, since last Monday.

For: for 2 years, for 2 hours, for 2 days

Example: 

  1. She has been playing since morning.
  2. They have been cooking for two hours.
  3. He has been studing in his school since 2004.

Negative

Subject + has/have + not + been + VI + ing + object

Example:

  1. She has not been playing since morning.
  2. They has not been cooking food for two hours.
  3. He has not been studing in this school since 2004.

Interrogative

Has/Have + subject + been + VI (ing) + object?

Example:

  1. Has he been playing since morning?
  2. Have they been fighting for 2 hours?
  3. Has she been cooking food for 2 hours?

Negative Interrogative

Has/ Have + subject + not + been + VI (ing) + object?

Example:

  1. Has he not been playing since morning?
  2. Have they not been fighting for 2 hours?
  3. Has she not been cooking food for 2 hours?

Interrogative with “Wh-word”

Wh-word + has/have + subject + been + VI (ing) + object?

Example:

  1. What has she been doing since last Monday?
  2. Where have they been playing for 3 hours?

English Grammar Topics

AdjectiveArticles
ClausesConjunction
InterjectionModals
NounParts of Speech
PhrasesPrepositions
PronounSentence
TensesVerb
VoiceWord
SynonymsAntonyms

All Types of Tenses

Present SimplePresent Continuous
Present PerfectPresent Perfect Continuous
Past SimplePast Continuous
Past PerfectPast Perfect Continuous
Future SimpleFuture Continuous
Future PerfectFuture Perfect Continuous