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The Present Perfect Continuous says ...
when the action started.
how long the action was in progress.
when the action finished.
how often the action happens.
The formula of the Present Perfect Continuous is...
have been + Ving
have been + Ved
have/has been + Ving
has been + Ving
The Present Perfect Continuous answers the question...
how are you
Lexical markers for the Present Perfect Continuous are the words...
here and now
ever and never
just and yet
for and since
The Present Perfect Continuous can't be used with...
verbs of thinking (know, believe, understand...)
verbs of motion (go, run, jump...)
verbs of feeling (like, love, hate...)
verbs of senses (see, hear, taste...)
It ______ since this morning. It's terrible!
has being raining
has been raining
has been rained
He _______ bad for some weeks now.
has been feeling
has been felt
These women ______ songs since morning without getting tired.
has been singing
has been sung
have been singing
The girl ______ her lessons for a long time.
has been learning
has been learnt
has being learning
Jack ______ a cosmonaut since early childhood.
has been wanting
has been wanted
has being wanting