Present Perfect Simple

I have played


How to form the Present Perfect Simple

The Present Perfect Simple - negative

The Present Perfect Simple - questions

The Present Perfect Simple - negative questions

 

How to form the Present Perfect Simple:

The Present Perfect Simple is formed with the subject + auxiliary verb 'have' + past participle.

For the third person Present Perfect Simple use the third person of the auxiliary verb 'have' - has  + past participle.


The Present Perfect Simple
Subject Auxiliary verb 'have'
 Past Participle
I have played
You have played
He has played
She has played
It has played
We have played
You have played
They have played

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Present Perfect Simple - negative:

To form the Present Perfect Simple negative use the auxilliary verb 'have' + not (have not / haven't) + past participle.

For the third person Present Perfect Simple negative use the third person of the auxiliary verb 'have' + not (has not / hasn't)  + past participle.


The Present Perfect Simple Negative
Subject Auxilary 'have' Past Particple
I have not / haven't played
You have not / haven't played
He has not / hasn't played
She has not / hasn't played
It has not / hasn't played
We have not / haven't played
You have not / haven't played
They have not / haven't played

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Present Perfect Simple - Questions:

To make questions with the Present Perfect Simple use the auxiliary verb 'have' + subject + past participle.


The Present Perfect Simple Questions
Auxiliary 'have'
Subject Past Participle
Have I played?
Have you played?
Has he played?
Has she played?
Has it

played?

Have we

played?

Have you played?
Have they played?

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Present Perfect Simple - Negative Questions:

To make negative questions with the Present Perfect Simple use the auxiliary verb 'have' + not = haven't / hasn't + subject + past participle.


The Present Perfect Simple - NegativeQuestions
Auxiliary 'haven't / hasn't'
Subject Past Participle
Haven't I played?
Haven't you played?
Hasn't he played?
Hasn't she played?
Hasn't it

played?

Haven't we

played?

Haven't you played?
Haven't they played?

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