Present Perfect Tense 2 (English with Sound & Light)
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Present Perfect Tense.

More examples of how to use the present perfect to talk about the recent past and also about the result of an action (he has made a robot = now there is a robot / he has repaired the car = now the car is repaired).

Before watching this episode, look at the first part of this video here:

Present Perfect 1.

And read the explanations below.


REGULAR VERBS (past tense= + -ed)
The ending -ed sounds /t/ or /d/
park --> parked /pɑ:kt/
But it sounds /ɪd/ when the verb already ends in /t/ or /d/
want --> wanted /wɒntɪd/
decide --> decided /dɪsd/


They have a different form for the past or/and past perfect
leave --> left, left
steal --> stole, stolen

You need to know the meaning of these verbs before you watch the video:


praise, happen, reject, knock over, fold, smash, zip up, button up, climb, change


make / made / made
do / did / done
hurt / hurt / hurt
fall / fell / fallen
give / gave / given
spin / spun / spun
sit / sat / sat