Day 1 of my Grammarly Christmas: present perfect continuous
Well, everyone… it’s Christmas and I’m in a sharing mood! As crazy as I might be for trying it, I’m embarking on ‘The 12 Grammarly Days of Christmas’. Every day for the next twelve days, I’ll post an infographic highlighting the rules that govern the ways we use a certain grammatical point, along with ideas to help those of us who get confused by said grammar point, and maybe even a few activities thrown in for good measure. Sounds a little bit crazy already, doesn’t it? Well, maybe it is, but I’m in a festive mood, so I’ll give it a go! Let’s start in classic style, by looking at the differences between the present perfect simple tense and the present perfect continuous tense… Although the differences between the present perfect simple tense and the present perfect continuous tense are subtle, understanding them can be important for correctly conveying our thoughts. Skip ahead if you’re familiar with the form, this next part is for native speakers who don’t know English grammar! 1. 2.
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