Present Perfect Tense (simple)
I have been to Italy.
I have seen the Colosseum.
I have walked the streets of Rome.
I have climbed the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
I have eaten spaghetti ragu in Bologna.
I have picked wild tomatoes and oregano in Tuscany.
I have slept under the stars in Sardinia.
I have swum in the Mediterranean Sea.
I have not done that.
I have not done any of those things.
I have never traveled.
I have always lived here.
Present Perfect Tense (continuous)
I have been living here for about six months.
I have been staying with a friend.
I have been working at a restaurant in Osaka.
I have been working pretty hard.
I have been having a good time.
I have not been saving any money.
I have been spending every penny I earn.
I have been saving every penny I can.
I have been studying this language since I was a child.
I have been sitting here for about half an hour.
I have been living here for about seven years.
I have only been living here for a couple of months.
How long have you been working here?
I have only been working here since last year.
What have you been doing since I saw you last?
I haven’t been doing anything really.
I have been staying home a lot.
I have been trying to save money.
I have been watching a lot of television.
I have been drinking too much.
I have been getting a lot of exercise.
I have not been going out much.
I have been spending a lot of time with my family.
Present Perfect Tense (passive) – two past participles
He has been arrested.
He has been charged with tax evasion.
He has been thrown in a prison cell.
He has been questioned.
Has he been tortured?
Has he been given access to a lawyer?
Has he been allowed to make a phone call?
Has he been allowed to contact any friends or family members?
I haven’t been permitted to see him.
Past Participle as Adjective
the planned mine
the unemployed workers
the dispossessed indigenous people
the exploited workers
the scheduled train
the advertised product
the captured prisoners
the sunken treasure
the buried treasure
the lost books
the forgotten owners
the injured passenger
the convicted criminal
the stolen money