Unit3 GrammarSimple past tense andpresent perfect tense
How long has Mr Bean had a test?Pay attention to the time in the video
How long has Mr Bean had a test? He has had a test for about seven minutesAbout seven minutes ago, he began to take a test. We use simple past tense to tell what happened in the pastWe use the present perfect tense to talk about an action that started in the past and continues to the present.pastpresentpastpresentWhen did Mr Bean begin to have a test?
Mr Bean has bought a new car.
(Mr Bean has a new car now.)We use the present perfect tense to talk about the result of an action.pastpresent
Mr Bean 20102011Mr Bean visited Canada in 2010 and 2011. Mr Bean has been to Canada twice.We use the present perfect tense to tell how many times an action has happened till now.pastpresent
Simple past tense Present perfect tense
didhave/has doneyesterday, in 1980, last week, ago, just now, the other dayfor, since, ever, never, just, yet, recently, before,in the past years , over the years , so far.;.
Read and remembermake -- made -- made fly --flew-- flown go -- went -- gone do --did --done know -- knew -- known get--got -- got give-- gave -- given buy--bought -- boughtdrive-- drove driven swim--swam -- swumspeak-- spoke -- spoken write--wrote--writtensay-- said --said read-- read--read
While Mr Bean was having a test, he met with some problems. Can you help him? (Part B on P41)
After the test, Mr Bean plans to relax himself by travelling. Simon is showing him some pictures.(Part A on P41)
I ______ (visit) the Palace Museum with my grandparents the other day.I ________ (climb) Mount Huang last Summer.visitedclimbed
_____ you ever _____ (try) the famous Tianjin Baozi?I am happy that I _____________(learn) to swim. Have tried have learnt/learned
The Eiffel Tower(visited)
castle(have been to)
Places of natural beauty(have enjoyed)
Mr Bean isnt lucky like you. He has never been to Nanjing. So he is asking Simon about the city. (Part C on P42)
M: (you/be/ever) to Nanjing?S: Yes, I (be) there three times.M: When (you/go) there last?S: Last summer. I (spend) a week there.M: (you/like) it?S: Oh yes. I (have) a great time there. I (visit) many places of interest and (eat) lots of local food.M: Lucky you! I (be/never) there.Have you ever beenA talk about Nanjinghave beendid you gospentDid you likehadvisitedatehave never been
Help him complete the diary.
Saturday, 15 MarchHave you ever dreamt of travelling around the world without a passport? Yes, you can realize your dream by taking an online tour. Yesterday Daniel (1)_________ me an online tour of the USA. I (2)_____ never _____ so many wonderful pictures before.showedhave seen
Last week, I (3)_________ a book about the places of interest in the USA. I (4)_________ 20 pages already. Its really interesting. My dad (5)_____ just _________ from the USA, but I (6) ______ never_______ there. I hope I can visit the USA some day. have beenboughthave readhasreturned
1.--Where is your father? --He __________ (go) to Beijing. 2. Look! I _____________ (buy) a new computer already. -- Cool! Where _______ you ______ (buy) it?3. -- _______ he _______ (see) this film yet? Yes. -- When _______ he ________ (see) it? -- He _______ it last week. (see)have boughtdid see didbuyHas seensaw has gone
1. ____ has Mr White been a member of Greener China since he ____ to China?A How soon; comes B How often; got C How long; cameD How far; arrived2. Ive seen the film The Sound of Music already. -- When ___ you ___ it? -- The day before yesterday.A have; seen B will; seeC did; see D did; seen
3. Where is Mike? --He ____ to New York on business. He ____ the airport at 5 in the morning.A has gone; has left forB has been; has left forC has gone; left forD has been; left for4. You look very nice in your new dress today. --Thanks! I ________ it a week ago. A buyB bought C have bought D will buy
1.Simons father______( join) the Party 10 years ago. Simons father____________ the Party for 10 years.
2. She _________(borrow) this book last week. She ___________this book since last week.joinedhas been inhas been a member ofborrowedhas kept
have (never) been to, went to, Beijing/ Hangzhouvisit/ taste/ enjoyNow Mr Bean is in China.
Play and guess.
Make up a new dialogueA: you ever ?B: Yes. I there times.A: When you last?B: I spent there.A: you it?B: Oh yes. I there. And I .A: Lucky you !
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift, that is why it is called present. You cannot improve your past, but you can improve your future. Take full of today and cherish tomorrow.
HomeworkReview the usage of simple past tense and present perfect tense.Try to remember the past participles of irregular verbs.