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Present Perfect Story 1
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Who are they? What have they done?
What has happened?
Linda has just walked outside with Grandmother. She wears an apron. So
far, she has finished cleaning and washing. She has also gathered seeds and
crumbs.

Now Linda and Grandmother are outside. Linda has just dropped some
seeds on the ground to feed the birds. The birds have not come yet.

Recently, Grandmother has moved in with Linda's family. She now enjoys
living with them.

Grandmother has already sat down on the bench. She also wears an apron.
She has just finished cooking.

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Grandmother and Linda wait for the birds. They have seen birds in the yard
before. Grandmother has always liked to watch the birds. Linda has always
liked to feed them.

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Present Perfect Story 1 – Exercises
A. Answer the following questions. Use the Present Perfect tense.

1. What has Linda finished doing so far? What has she just dropped on the
ground?
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2. Where has Grandmother moved recently? What has Grandmother just
finished doing?
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3. What has Grandmother always liked to do? What has Linda always liked
to do?
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B. Rewrite the following sentences as negative sentences, yes/no
questions, WH-questions (using the underlined word or phrase) and tag
questions.

Examples for the sentence “Nick has broken the glass.”
Negative: Nick has not broken the glass.
Yes/No Question: Has Nick broken the glass?
WH-Question: Who has broken the glass?
Tag Question: Nick has broken the glass, hasn't he?

1. Linda has just dropped some seeds on the ground.

Negative: _____________________________________________________

Yes/No Question: ______________________________________________

WH-Question: _________________________________________________

Tag Question: _________________________________________________

2. Grandmother has moved in with Linda's family.

Negative: _____________________________________________________

Yes/No Question: ______________________________________________

WH-Question: _________________________________________________

Tag Question: _________________________________________________

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3. Grandmother has always liked to watch the birds.

Negative: _____________________________________________________

Yes/No Question: ______________________________________________

WH-Question: _________________________________________________

Tag Question: _________________________________________________

C. Rewrite the story using contractions.

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Present Perfect Story 1 – Answers
A. Answer the following questions. Use the Present Perfect tense.

1. What has Linda finished doing so far? What has she just dropped on the
ground?
So far, Linda has finished cleaning and washing. She has just dropped some

seeds on the ground.

2. Where has Grandmother moved recently? What has Grandmother just
finished doing?
Recently, Grandmother has moved in with Linda's family. Grandmother has

just finished cooking.

3. What has Grandmother always liked to do? What has Linda always liked
to do?
Grandmother has always liked to watch the birds. Linda has always liked to

feed them.

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B. Rewrite the following sentences as negative sentences, yes/no
questions, WH-questions (using the underlined word) and tag questions.

1. Linda has just dropped some seeds on the ground.

Negative: Linda has not just dropped some seeds on the ground.

Yes/No Question: Has Linda just dropped some seeds on the ground.

WH-Question: Where has Linda just dropped some seeds?

Tag Question: Linda has just dropped some seeds on the ground, hasn't

she?

2. Grandmother has moved in with Linda's family.

Negative: Grandmother has not moved in with Linda's family.

Yes/No Question: Has Grandmother moved in with Linda's family?

WH-Question: Who has moved in with Linda's family?

Tag Question: Grandmother has moved in with Linda's family, hasn't she?

3. Grandmother has always liked to watch the birds.

Negative: Grandmother has not always liked to watch the birds.

Yes/No Question: Has Grandmother always liked to watch the birds?

WH-Question: What has Grandmother always liked to do?

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Tag Question: Grandmother has always liked to watch the birds, hasn't

she?

C. Rewrite the story using contractions.

Linda has just walked outside with Grandmother. She wears an apron. So
far, she's finished cleaning and washing. She's also gathered seeds and
crumbs.

Now Linda and Grandmother are outside. Linda has just dropped some
seeds on the ground to feed the birds. The birds haven't come yet.

Recently, Grandmother has moved in with Linda's family. She now enjoys
living with them.

Grandmother has already sat down on the bench. She also wears an apron.
She's just finished cooking.

Grandmother and Linda wait for the birds. They've seen birds in the yard
before. Grandmother has always liked to watch the birds. Linda has always
liked to feed them.

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