Present perfect continuous
You look tired! What have you been doing? This question uses the present perfect continuous, the verb form we use to talk about an activity that's recently stopped or just stopped and that has a connection with now.
In the programme we challenge Gloria from Brazil to come up with good explanations for what she has been doing in different situations.
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Now it's your turn to practise the present perfect continuous. Go to our quiz page on this subject here.
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