VIP Class Notes (Joe)

Today we focused on:

We focused on using the present perfect tense in different ways.


The other team also do this
the other team also does this

Geonosisien is an insect-like human which armed with powerful blaster
Geonosisiens are insect-like humans who are armed with powerful blasters
Geonosisiens are insect-like humans, armed with powerful blasters

The death star is created by human
The death star was constructed by human

Constructed the death star for 3 years (didn’t finish)

Constructed the death star in 3 years (finished)


Use the present perfect tense to make 5 example sentences following the examples below.


  • An action or situation that started in the past and continues in the present. have lived in Bristol since 1984 (= and I still do.)
  • An action performed during a period that has not yet finished. She has been to the cinema twice this week (= and the week isn’t over yet.)
  • A repeated action in an unspecified period between the past and now. We have visited Portugal several times.
  • An action that was completed in the very recent past, expressed by ‘just’. have just finished my work.
  • An action when the time is not important. He has read ‘War and Peace’. (= the result of his reading is important)