Present Perfect Progressive

1. Verwendung des Present Perfect Progressive / Present Perfect Continuous

1.1. Handlungen begannen in der Vergangenheit und dauern bis in die Gegenwart an – meistens mit since oder for

I have been waiting for you for three hours.
(Ich warte schon seit drei Stunden auf dich.)

1.2. Handlungen, die gerade abgeschlossen wurden und bei denen deren Verlauf betont wird

She has been watching too many videos.
(Sie hat sich zu viele Videos angesehen.)

2. Signalwörter im Present Perfect Progressive

  • all day
  • the whole day
  • since
  • for
  • Fragen mit how long

3. Bildung des Present Perfect Progressive

have/has + been + Infinitiv + -ing

4. Beispiele

4.1. Bejahte Sätze im Present Perfect Progressive

Langformen Kurzformen
I have been playing handball. I've been playing handball.
You have been playing handball. You've been playing handball.
He has been playing handball. He's been playing handball.

4.2. Verneinte Sätze im Present Perfect Progressive

Langformen Kurzformen
I have not been playing handball. I've not been playing handball.
I haven't been playing handball.
You have not been playing handball. You've not been playing handball.
You haven't been playing handball.
He has not been playing handball. He's not been playing handball.
He hasn't been playing handball.

4.3. Fragen im Present Perfect Progressive

Langformen Kurzformen
Have I been playing handball? nicht möglich
Have you been playing handball?
Has he been playing handball?