Present Perfect Continuous Tense

Present Perfect Continuous tense adalah sebuah tense dalam bahasa Inggris yang digunakan untuk menunjukkan bahwa suatu kejadian dimulai pada masa lampau dan terus berlanjut hingga saat iui. Tense ini juga sering disebut dengan Present Perfect Progressive tense. Karena terdapat unsur Continuous tense dalam tense ini, yang perlu diperhatikan adalah kata kerja yang cocok untuk digunakan dengan Verb-ing (memiliki durasi waktu).

Contoh:

I have been reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child for a month now.

Kalimat di atas menunjukkan bahwa membaca Harry Potter and the Cursed Child merupakan sebuah aktivitas yang dimulai di masa lampau dan belum selesai sampai saat ini dan akan terus berlanjut hingga di masa depan.

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Rumus Present Perfect Continuous Tense

Rumus Present Perfect Continuous tense harus menyesuaikan dengan subjek tunggal atau jamak dari kalimat.

Berikut ini rumus Present Perfect Continuous tense beserta contoh kalimatnya:

SubjectPositiveNegativeInterrogative
II + have + been + Verb-ing

I have been living here for 4 years.

I + have + not + been + Verb-ing

I have not been living here for 4 years.

Have + I + been + Verb-ing

Have I been living here for 4 years?

YouYou + have + been + Verb-ing

You have been living here for 4 years.

You + have + not + been + Verb-ing

You have not been living here for 4 years.

Have + you + been + Verb-ing

Have you been living here for 4 years?

TheyThey + have + been + Verb-ing

They have been living here for 4 years.

They + have + not + been + Verb-ing

They have not been living here for 4 years.

Have + they + been + Verb-ing

Have they been living here for 4 years?

WeWe + have + been + Verb-ing

We have been living here for 4 years.

We + have + not + been + Verb-ing