The Present is Perfect: Present Perfect Tense
An introductory lesson on past participles and the use of the present perfect tense. Students are required to change underlined verbs to the present perfect tense.
• to reinforce knowledge about past participles, with emphasis on the present perfect tense;
to show students how to change verbs in sentences to the present perfect tense;
to assess students? ability to use helping verbs to form the present perfect tense.
Verbs show us the action or state of being in a sentence.
Each verb also has three main parts. They are the
? past participle.
Although it might sound confusing, it?s really very simple. Participles help show tense or act as adjectives. Let?s concentrate on participles to help show tense.