PERFECT CONTINOUS DALAM BAHASA INGGRIS

Perfect progressive tense mendeskripsikan atau menjelaskan kejadian atau peristiwa yang terjadi pada masa lampau, bisa berlanjut hingga saat ini, dan kemungkinan akan berlanjut lagi ke masa depan.  Perfect progressive tense di bagi ke dalam tiga bentuk yaitu present perfect progressive tense, past, dan future progressive tense.

Present perfect progressive tense

Ini adalah tenses yang memberikan pengertian kepada anda mengenai peristiwa yang dimulai dan diakhiri di masa lalu. Meskipun begitu, kejadian atau peristiwa tersebut masih memiliki kaitan atau akibat dengan masa sekarang. Menggunakan kata kerja have/has + been + ing.

Contoh :

  1. I have been eating, and I am still full.
  2. She has been running, and she is still tired.
  3. They have been practicing the piano, and they are much better now.

Past perfect progressive tense

Past perfect progressive tense mengilustrasikan sebuah kejadian yang berlangsung di masa lampau dan telah selesai sebelum ada kejadian atau situasi lain di masa tersebut. menggunakan kata kerja had + been + ing.

 

Contoh :

 

  1. I had been eating, and I was still full.
  2. She had been running, and she was still tired.
  3. They had been practicing the piano, and they were much better.

Future progressive tense

Future progressive tense mengindikasikan kejadian yang sedang berlangsung dan akan terselesaikan di masa yang akan datang. Menggunakan kata kerja will + have + been + ing.

 

Contoh :

  1. By tonight, I will have been eating for several minutes, and I will be quite full.
  2. By next summer, She will have been running for almost a year, and She will be fit and healthy.
  3. By the time of the concert, They will have been practicing the piano for several months, and They will be much better.