Present Perfect Tense VS Present Perfect Continuous Tense

Masih adakah yang bingung mengenai perbedaan kalimat Present Perfect Tense dengan Present Perfect Continuous tense? Yups, jika masih kalian membuka lembaran eh halaman ini sangat tepat. Karena author yang baik hati ini akan mengingatkan kembali apa sih perbedaan kedua jenis tenses itu? Pentingkah mengetahuinya? Ya jelas penting dong, karena aturan di setiap grammar dalam bahasa inggris pasti memimiliki makna khusus walaupun agak mirip seperti halnya kasus present perfect dan present perfect continuous tense ini.

Present Perfect Tense vs Present Perfect Continuous

Present perfect tense digunakan untuk menyatakan kejadian, peristiwa (event) yang telah terjadi atau baru saja selesai terjadi, sekarang mengakibatkan efeknya. Misalnya saja:

– Mia has drunk much water. (Mia telah minum banyak air), Mia baru saja selesai minum air, sekarang sudah tidak haus lagi, begitulah kira-kira maksud kalimat tersebut.

– Ella and I have gone to London since 7 p.m (Ella dan aku sudah pergi ke London sejak jam 7 sore, dan sudah sampai London), jadi sekarang aku dan Ella sudah tidak ada di rumah,

– I have eaten all your Sandwiches in refrigerator due to my hungriness. (aku sudah makan semua sandwiches di kulkas karena kelaparan), dan sekarang akibatnya saya sudah kenyang, begitulah maksud dari kalimat tersebut.

Nah sekarang bagaimana dengan present perfect continuous tense? Kalimat Present perfect continuous tenseadalah kalimat yang digunakan untuk menyatakan kejadian yang sudah terjadi/ mulai terjadi dan sekarang belum selesai. Misalnya:

– Mia has been drinking much water. (Mia telah minum banyak air), Mia baru saja minum air dan sekarang masih berlanjut minum air, dengan kata lain ia belum selesai minum.

– Ella and I have been going to London since 7 p.m (Ella dan aku sudah pergi ke London sejak jam 7 sore dan belum sampai London), beda bukan dengan contoh sebelumnya?

– I have been eating all your Sandwiches in refrigerator due to my hungriness. (aku sudah makan semua sandwiches di kulkas karena kelaparan), dan sekarang belum selesai makan.

Berbeda bukan? Masih ingat dengan dengan pola kalimat kedua tenses di atas? Yang sudah lupa, bisa dilihat kembali pola kalimat di bawah ini:

Present Perfect Tense:

positif

SHave/ hasParticiple (verb 3) 
Theyhavepracticeddancing many times

Catatan: Daftar kata kerja bentuk ketiga (participle)

Negatif

SHave/ hasnotParticiple (verb 3) 
Theyhavenotpracticeddancing many times

Present Perfect Continuous Tense:

positif

SHave/ hasbeenVerb + -ing 
Theyhavebeenpracticingdancing many times

Negatif

SHave/ hasnotbeenVerb + -ing 
Theyhavenotbeenpracticingdancing many times

Berikut ini contoh kalimat present perfect tense dan present Perfect continuous tense:

Present Perfect Tense vs Present Perfect Continuous

NoPresent Perfect TensePresent Perfect Continuous Tense
1She has seen me in that store for two daysShe has been seeing me in that store for two days
2Mira hasn’t ridden that horse because she is afraid of itMira hasn’t been riding that horse because she is afraid of it
3Maira has called me many times since 5 a.mMaira has been calling me many times since 5 a.m
4We have listened sad songs since you’ve gone from your houseWe have been listening sad songs since you’ve gone from your house
5I’ve felt the same way with him

 

I’ve been feelingthe same way with him

 

6It has been there for long time

 

It has been being there for long time

 

7He has decided to come early in his officeHe has been deciding to come early in his office
8My boss has asked me to finish the master planMy boss has been asking me to finish the master plan
9You Mom has picked me up at Soekarno Hatta airportYou Mom has been picking me up at Soekarno Hatta airport
10You’ve forgotten me forever

 

You’ve being forgeting me forever

 

11I’ve been here for long time

 

I’ve been being here for long time

 

12My lecturer hasn’t come to the class, so he gives us some tasksMy lecturer hasn’t been coming to the class, so he gives us some tasks
13They have seen me holding your hands tightlyThey have been seeing me holding your hands tightly
14I’ve not opened your website yet

 

I’ve not being openingyour website yet

 

15I just have finished my letter to you

 

I just have been finishing my letter to you

 

16Your love has gone and there is nothing left for me nowYour love has been going and there is nothing left for me now
17You’ve gotten what you deserve

 

You’ve been getting what you deserve

 

18All I have wanted is you leave me aloneAll I have been wanting is you leave me alone
19This pain have been erased from my heartThis pain have been being erased from my heart
20You’ve told me not to wish your love

 

You’ve been telling me not to wish your love

 

21Rena has learned many things from youRena has been learning many things from you
22These Love birds have flown to the bright skyThese Love birds have been flying to the bright sky
23My honey has cancelled all his schedules to go with meMy honey has been cancelling all his schedules to go with me

Present Perfect Tense vs Present Perfect Continuous

Nah English lover mesti sudah paham bukan? Jelas sekali ya perbedaan antara present perfect tense dan present perfect continuous tense, walaupun sama sama kejadian yang telah terjadi, yang satu sudah selesai dan yang satu masih berlanjut. Semoga bermanfaat, see u again!

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