3 Easy Ways To Compare Present Perfect with Been and Simple Future with Be

3 Easy Ways To Compare Present Perfect with Been and Simple Future with Be - English Just Guide

Students who learn English as foreign language might have difficulties for the first time to formulate present perfect sentences with been and simple future with be inside. That’s why, we quite like introducing how to solve this problem easily. Follow our simple steps below:

First, Understand The Major Role of Present Perfect with Been and Simple Future with Be.

Pay attention to bold words on some sentences in model A and B. In English some typical sentences in model A are categorized in Present Perfect Tense with been inside. Some typical sentences in model B are categorized in Simple Future Tense with be inside.

RELEVANT COMPONENTS SENTENCES MODEL A RELEVANT COMPONENTS SENTENCES MODEL B
I have been in the kitchen since one forty five pm.I will be at Nancy’s house at four pm.
She has been in the office for twenty five minutes.She will be at Marina hospital at eight.
He has been at home since 07:30They will be in Amsterdam tommorrow.

Present Perfect Tense with been is used in a sentence to indicate life experince, unfinished situation or to show achievement. Study the following details:

FUNCTION OF PRESENT PERFECT TENSE with BEEN EXAMPLES
To tell life experienceTono has been in Andora.
To indicate unfinished situationI have been in the kitchen since one forty five.
To show achievementShe has been an English teacher.

As seen on the following video, if Sofia is in the kitchen at 1:45 pm and she is still in the kitchen at 2 pm. She can tell us, ‘I have been in the kitchen since one forty-five.’ The reason is from 1:45 pm until 2 pm as a time at her moment of speaking, Sofia is still in the same situation (in the kitchen). There is an indication about an unfinished situation. This is an example of present perfect tense.

Follow This Practical Way To Been and Be Correctly

Simple Future Tense with be inside is different. It is used in a sentence to tell a situation or event that will happen in the future but the event or situation is still our mind. In the video, Sofia said,’ I will be at Nancy’s house at four pm.’ is just a possibility. Maybe due to a flat tire, she will  be at Nancy’s house at four ten pm. All we don’t know. All things can happen in the future. This is an example of simple future tense.

Second, Find The Distinctive Layout Between Present Perfect with Been and Simple Future with Be.

There are a number of sentences that have relevant components in a similar layout with I have been in the kitchen since one forty-five and I will be at Nancy’s house at four pm. You can read on the following table. Do not forget to remember some notes below.

RELEVANT COMPONENTS SENTENCES MODEL A RELEVANT COMPONENTS SENTENCES MODEL B
I have been in the kitchen since one forty five pm.I will be at Nancy’s house at four pm.
She has been in the office for twenty five minutes.She will be at Marina hospital at eight.
He has been at home since 07:30They will be in Amsterdam tommorrow.
  1. Unlike am, is, are, was or were, been and be do not change when they are juxtaposed with any subject .
  2. Have or has changes according to the subject but will does not change.
  3. Each model, A or B, has own common time expressions. Model A has since and for while model B has at and tommorrow.

Third, Break Down Present Perfect with Been and Simple Future with Be.

These are nuts and bolts. We can break down Simple Future Tense with be into affirmative sentence, negative and interrogative. Study the following examples:

Affirmative SentenceInterrogative SentencePositive Short AnswerNegative Short Answer
I will be at Nancy’s house at four pm.Will you be at Nancy’s house at four pm?Yes, I will be.No, I will not be.
You will be a teacher next year.Will I be a teacher next year?Yes, You will be.No, You will not be.
He will be at the airport at ten.Will he be at the airport at ten?Yes, he will be.No, he will not be.
She will be at Marina hospital at eight.Will she be at Marina hospital at eight?Yes, she will be.No, she will not be.
The virus will be dangerous.Will the virus be dangerous? Yes, it will be.No, it will not be.
We will be at the party at seven.Will you be at the party at seven?Yes, we will be.No, we will not be.
You will be stomachache because of the food.Will we be stomachache because of the food? Yes, you will be.No, you will not be.
They will be in Amsterdam tomorrow.Will they be in Amsterdam tomorrow?Yes, they will be.No, they will not be.

To form negative sentence in Simple Future Tense with be is not difficult. Just add not after will. By the rule, not sits between will and be in Simple Future Tense sentence. Don’t forget to complete your nominative sentences in simple future tense with the following common time expressions : at…, tomorrow, next week, next month, next year, next time, …day(s) after tomorrow and some more if it is necessary. In practice:

  1. I will not be at Nancy’s house at four pm.
  2. The virus will not be dangerous..
  3. They will not be in Amsterdam tommorrow.

In comparison with simple future tense, we can find have and has in present perfect tense sentences that always change based on personal pronouns or nouns as subject. Have is only combined with I, you, we, they and noun that is equal to more than one and has is only combined with he, she, it and noun that is equal to one. Let’s break down present perfect tense with been into affirmative sentence, negative and interrogative. Study the following examples:

Affirmative SentenceInterrogative SentencePositive Short AnswerNegative Short Answer
I have been in the kitchen since one forty five pm.Have you been in the kitchen since one forty five pm?Yes, I have been.No, I have not been.
You have been in the lab for one hour.Have I been a in the lab for one hour?Yes, You have.No, You have not.
He has been headache for a week.Has he been headache for a week?Yes, he has.No, he has not.
She has been in the office for twenty five minutes.Has she been in the office for twenty five minutes?Yes, she has.No, she has not.
The virus has been pandemic since early 2020.Has the virus been pandemic since early 2020? Yes, it has.No, it has not.
We have been at the end.Have you been at the end?Yes, we have.No, we have not.
You have been in this market for one hour.Have we been in this market for one hour? Yes, you have.No, you have not.
They have been here for five minutes.Have they been here for five minutes?Yes, they have.No, they have not.

To form negative sentence in Present Perfect Tense is at your fingertips. Just add not after have or has. Don’t forget to complete your nominative sentences in present perfect tense with the following common time expressions : since and for if it is necessary. In practice:

  1. I have not been in the kitchen since one forty five pm.
  2. The virus has not been spread throughout the world since early 2020.
  3. She has not been in the office for twenty five minutes..

Sometimes we feel on pins and needles to use Present Perfect with Been and Simple Future with Be in practice. Don’t worry! After reading this post, the feelings never rebound. Always get in touch.

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