Present Perfect Continuous Tense

Standard

Present Perfect Continuous mengungkapkan tindakan yang telah dimulai di masa lalu dan sekarang masih berlanjut. Tenses bahasa inggris ini juga digunakan untuk menceritakan kejadian yang dimulai dimasa lalu dan baru saja selesai.

Penggunaan

1. tindakan yang telah dimulai dimasa lalu dan masih berlanjut sekarang
2. tindakan yang baru saja berhenti

Rumus :
Positif (+)
Subject + has / have + been + verb-ing
Negatif (-)
Subject + has / have + not + been + verb-ing
Tanya (?)
Has/have + subject + been + verb-ing ?

Contoh :
I have been watching TV for two hours (+)
He has been playing football since elementary school (+)
Marina has not been learning english for two years (-)
Have you been reading a book for an hour ? (?)

Keterangan waktu (adverb of time) yang digunakan,
“for” dan “since” merupakan keterangan waktu yang sangat umum digunakan dalam Present Perfect Continuous tense

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