Englisch/Grammatik/Tenses/Present Perfect/Present Perfect Progressive

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Wir verwenden das present perfect progressive, wenn eine Handlung in der Vergangenheit begann und sich bis jetzt erstreckt. Dabei werden besonders die Dauer, bzw. der Ablauf des Vorgangs hervorgehoben.

I have been living here since 1989.
After he has been waiting for her for hours he was really angry.


Interactive Exercises

In the park

Put in the correct forms of the present perfect progressive!

Take a look at the man: He has been sitting (sit) on the bench for a long time. His beard has grown (grow) longer and longer. The flowers have been drying (dry up). A spider has been weaving (weave) a net.

"Has she been shopping (shop) all the time?"

"What have you been doing (you, do)?"

"I have been waiting (wait) for ages!"

"Why the hell has he been wating (he, wait) there?

I've been waiting (wait) here for ages, too. At the other end of the park!!!"