Upper Intermediate Level >> Grammar Worksheets >> Worksheet practising the difference between present perfect simple and present perfect continuous.

Present Perfect Simple and Continuous

Upper Intermediate

For each sentence, choose the best form, either Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous.

1. I've been cleaning this room all morning and now I'm exhausted!

2. Hurry up Jane! You've only finished two questions and we have to write the answers to five.

3. Tony has been living with his uncle recently while he looks for a new apartment.

4. I've been learning English for over twelve years now.

5. That's a really nice watch you have Greg. How long have you had it?

6. My local hockey team are an embarrassment to everyone. The season finishes in two weeks and they haven't won a single game!!

7. Ouch! I've cut my finger with that terrible knife again!

8. Sorry to arrive looking so untidy. I've been running as I missed the bus.

9. You know your dinner is in half an hour. How many of those chocolates have you eaten?

10. I've finished writing my first novel at last. It should be published in the summer.

11. John has been phoning all morning. He really must need to speak to you!

12. I've been visiting Russia every year since I was six. It's such a beautiful country.

13. I've visited Russia twice in my life.

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