Grammar Exercise: Present Perfect Simple or Continuous


Read through these sentences and for each space, choose between the present perfect simple or the present perfect continuous.

Only use contractions for negatives like "haven't" or "hasn't".

1. I've this room all morning and now I'm exhausted! (clean)

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

3. Tony with his uncle recently while he looks for a new apartment. (live)

4. I've English for over twelve years now. (learn)

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

6. My local hockey team are an embarrassment to everyone. The season finishes in two weeks and they a single game!! (not win)

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

8. Sorry to arrive looking so untidy. I've as I missed the bus. (run)

9. You know your dinner is in half an hour. How many of those chocolates have ? (eat)

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

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