Present Perfect Progressive
(aka Present Perfect Continuous)
Das Present Perfect Progressive wird für lange Handlungen verwendet, die in der Vergangenheit begonnen haben und gerade geendet haben oder noch immer andauern. Diese Zeitform wird nur dann verwendet wenn die Handlung einen Einfluss auf die Gegenwart hat.
Diese Zeitform des Perfekt (=Vergangenheit) gibt es im Deutschen nicht.
Signalwörter: all day, how long, for, since
Bildung des Present Perfect Progressive
I, you, we, they - have been + ing form of the verb
he, she, it - has been + ing form of the verb
I've been reading. / They've been listening.
She's been dancing. / He's been watching.
I, you, we, they - have not (haven't) been + ing form of the verb
he, she, it - has not (hasn't) been + ing form of the verb
They haven't been working in the office all day.
Have they been helping you since this morning?
Have/Has - subject - been + ing form of the verb
How long has she been working at the office?
Question word - has/have - subject - been + ing form of the verb
Verwendung des Present Perfect Progressive
I have been working all day.
She has been watching TV since 7.30.
Nick has been lying in bed for two days. - He is still in bed or has just got up.
She has been working since 4 o'clock. - She is still working, or she has just stopped working.
How long have they been playing?