The Present Perfect Continuous Tense vs The Present Perfect Tense: Exercise 2

By | February 8, 2015

Instruction: Decide whether you should use the present perfect continuous tense or the present continuous tense

1. Andi (write) … a letter in his room right now. He (write) … for ten minutes.

2. Bagus and his friends (play) … soccer now. They (play) … since 8 o’clock this morning.

3. A: What (you, do) … Ben?
B: I (paint) …. the wall. I (paint) … since this morning.

4. A: Where is Parjo?
B: He (sleep) … . Wake him up, will you? He (sleep) … for 2 hours.

5. The teacher is in the classroom. He (teach) … about Indonesia’s Independence.

6. The boys are in the school yard. They (play) … with a plastic ball. They (play) … for an hour or so.

7. I am in the classroom right now. I (talk) … with my classmate Joko. We (talk) … for fifteen minutes about our new classmate.

8. Maria is in the living room. She (read) … a newspaper. She (read) … for 30 minutes.

9. My brother is a film producer. He (make) … a new film now. He (be) … a film a producer for ten years.

10. A: You (repair) … your motorbike?
B: Yes, I (repair) … it for an hour.

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