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Unread Jun 13th, 2006, 06:56 am
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Default Re: Games to teach the difference between past simple and present perfect tense?

The German (business students) use a pseudo present perfect when they mean the past; i.e., I have parked my car on the road because I couldn't find a free space in the parking lot. That's because the German spoken past tense uses the "have."

A good game for the present perfect: the mes-english "get four"!
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