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Unformatted text preview: a STATEMENTS EXAMPLES: I have been learn ing English for four years. He has not been feel ing very well lately. I t ’s been rain ing non-stop for days. b QUESTIONS EXAMPLES: Have you been work ing hard recently? What ’s she been do ing ? Why has it been rain ing so much? 3 Notes on past participles a Many verbs do not have an –ed participle (Appendices 10 and 11). b Have can be an AUXILIARY and a LEXICAL verb (Unit 3). EXAMPLES: Have the girls had lunch yet? We have been having a good time. c Go has two past participles EXAMPLES: He has gone to Rome. [not here now] He has been to Rome. [went and returned] NOTICE: Unit 25 tells you about the use of present perfect....
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- Spring '10
- Participle, Perfect aspect