Past Simple vs Present Perfect Simple
PAST SIMPLE or PRESENT PERFECT?
Past v Present Perfect Tense
by Isabel L
Rafa Nadal washas been born in Manacor in 1986. He wonhas won four French Open titles and an Olympic gold medal. In 2008, Nadal has becomebecame the second Spanish man to win Wimbledon.
Since 2004, Nadal has beenwas a strong competitor to Roger Federer. They have playedplayed against each other in seven Grand Slam finals. Nadal has wonwon five of them. Nadal rankedhas ranked World No. 2 behind Federer for a record 160 weeks. He washas been the first in the rank for 46 weeks.
Rafa playedhas played the Davis Cup with the Spanish team four times so far. They wonhave won the trophy in 2004 and 2008, although he didn't playhasn't played on the final due to a knee injury.
Some trivia about him:
FOR, SINCE OR AGO?
CHOOSE THE RIGHT WORD TO COMPLETE THE SENTENCES
This house needs cleaning. We haven't cleaned it forsinceago months.
I think I can't possibly learn Chinese. I've studied it forsinceago two years and I still can't have a sensible conversation.
Jim and Kevin first met ten years forsinceago
Where were you? I've been waiting forsinceago two hours.
I don't see my family very often. I haven't seen them forsinceago Christmas.
Louise has been learning Greek forsinceago she was fifteen.
Helen lived in London long time forsinceago but she has been living in Madrid forsinceago last summer.
My parents have had the same car forsinceago ages. They bought it at least fifteen years forsinceago.
Fred has been phoning his boss forsinceago lunchtime but he can't get through.
I'm fed up with this rain. It's been raining forsinceago
TICK THE RIGHT SENTENCES.