Present Perfect Simple - Exercises

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Exercises

Does the Present Perfect Simple take have or has in these sentences?

  1. I printed a document.I, you, we, theyhave
  2. He asked a question.he, she, ithas
  3. We bought some biscuits.I, you, we, theyhave
  4. Alan and Kerrie danced.several people → have
  5. Lance carried that heavy bag all the way home.one person → has

Write sentences in the Present Perfect Simple.

  1. (you/dial/the wrong number)  The final consonant l after a vowel is doubled in British English (dialled), but not in American English (dialed).
  2. (I/read/just/the book) just always comes before the full verb
  3. (they/answer/not/my question) regular verb + ed
  4. (he/speak/not/to me/yet) yet can be placed at the end of the sentence or before the full verb
  5. (she/finish/her work/already) already usually comes before the full verb

Write questions in the Present Perfect Simple.

  1. (you/be/to England/yet) be → 3rd verb form (be-was/were-been)|yet comes at the end of the sentence in questions
  2. (How often/she/call/you) regular verb + ed
  3. (the kids/tidy up/their rooms) With verbs that end in y, the y becomes an i when adding ed.
  4. (How often/you/travel/abroad) The final consonant l after a vowel is always doubled in British English (travelled), but not in American English (traveled).
  5. (How many letters/he/write) write → 3rd verb form (write-wrote-written)