Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of the present perfect continuous.
Choose the correct sentence to describe the following situations.
Peter smells like beer.
The correct answer is "Peter has been drinking beer."
Heather lived in London. We do not know when.
Heather started living in London in 1998. She is living there now.
The kitchen smells like cookies.
I came to Victoria on May 10. Today is May 17.
James started writing letters at 9:00 a.m. Now it is 11:30 a.m. He continues to write letters.
James finished writing a letter two minutes ago. Now he is not writing letters.
Sandy wants to know the amount of time Sue has worked at the hospital. The amount of time is important.
Sandy wants to know if Sue worked in an office at any time in the past.
Which question asks about recent past activities?
Choose the correct answer to this question: "How long have you been on holiday?"