Overview of All English Tenses - Present Tenses - Present Perfect Continuous - Overview


This video is part of our examination of the tenses in the English language. This episode focuses on the present perfect continuous. This tense combines the present continuous usages and the present perfect usages into a tense that expresses the fact that we have an action continuing up until the present point in time.

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