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Present Perfect vs Present Perfect Continuous Tense

1. How long   Gerry? (you/to know)


2. You look dirty. What   all day? (you/to do)
3. How many times   New York? (Charles/to visit)
4. She   French words for hours, but she still doesn't remember all of them. (to
learn)
5. The children   videos for two hours. (to watch)
6.  hard today? (he/to study)
7. My father  . (never/to smoke)
8. Sorry, I'm late.   for long? (you/to wait)
9. We   Lisa recently. (not/to see)
10. He   his essay all day, but he   yet. (to write) (not/to
finish)

1. Judy: How long (be)   in Canada?

Claude: I (study)   here for more than three years.

2. I (have)   the same car for more than ten years. I'm thinking about buying a new one.

3. I (love)   chocolate since I was a child. You might even call me a "chocoholic."

4. Matt and Sarah (have)   some difficulties in their relationship lately, so they

(go)   to a marriage counselor. I hope they work everything out.

5. John (work)   for the government since he graduated from Harvard University. Until

recently, he (enjoy)   his work, but now he is talking about retiring.

6. Lately, I (think)   about changing my career because I (become)   


dissatisfied with the conditions at my company.
7. I (see)   Judy for more than five years and during that time I (see)   many
changes in her personality.

Q1. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

I’ve worked in the garden all day and now I’m tired.

I’ve been working in the garden all day and now I’m tired.

Q2. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

What have you done? You’re all wet.

What have you been doing? You’re all wet.

Q3. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

I’ve finished my homework. Now I’m going to watch TV.

I’ve been finishing my homework. Now I’m going to watch TV.

Q4. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

What have you done with my keys? - I haven’t seen your keys.

What have you been doing with my keys? - I haven’t seen your keys.

Q5. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

She’s worked in the garden all morning and she’s still not finished.

She’s been working in the garden all morning and she’s still not finished.
Q6. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

Why are you sweating? - I’ve cut the grass.

Why are you sweating? - I’ve been cutting the grass.

Q7. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

How many biscuits have you eaten?

How many biscuits have you been eating?

Q8. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

How long have you known her?

How long have you been knowing her?

Q9. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

I’ve had this computer for over 10 years.

I’ve been having this computer for over 10 years.

Q10. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

I’ve had piano lessons for over 10 years and I’m still not very good.

I’ve been having piano lessons for over 10 years and I’m still not very good.

Q11. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

How long has he seen her? - Not long, but they’re getting married next month.
How long has he been seeing her? - Not long, but they’re getting married next
month.

Q12. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

I have cooked for the last two hours and now you tell me you’re not hungry!

I have been cooking for the last two hours and now you tell me you’re not
hungry!

Q13. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

He’s put on a lot of weight since he came to Germany.

He’s been putting on a lot of weight since he came to Germany.

Q14. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

Why are you crying? - I’ve cut onions.

Why are you crying? - I’ve been cutting onions.

Q15. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

Has the film started yet?

Has the film been starting yet?

Q16. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

They have built the new road around the school for more than a year.

They have been building the new road around the school for more than a year.
Q17. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

Teacher to student: Have you done your homework?

Teacher to student: Have you been doing your homework?

Q18. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

Someone has taken my dictionary!

Someone has been taking my dictionary!

Q19. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?

Has John told you about the party next week? - No, I haven’t seen him today.

Has John been telling you about the party next week? - No, I haven’t seen him
today.

Q20. Which of the two sentences below is the better or more likely?
Has John told you about the party next week? - No, we were talking about last
weekend.
Has John been telling you about the party next week? - No, we were talking about
last weekend.