Wednesday, June 14, 2017

American English Class - had been

Rule of had been in American English Speaking Course


Rule of had been
1.      I/ You/ He/ She had been Action (ing) for/since......
2.      I/ You/ He/ She hadn't been Action (ing) for/since......
3.      How long had I/ you/ he/ she been Action (ing)?
4.      How long hadn't I/ you/ he/ she been Action (ing)?

Rule of had been in American English Speaking Course

Example Sentences
Past Perfect Continuous Tense - Affirmative Sentences
  1.  I had been living in Mumbai for three years.   
  2.   You had been working on computer for two hours.   
  3.   He had been using this since last Sunday.
  4.  You had been doing since last Tuesday.
  5. You had been collecting money for four days.
  6. She had been watching movie for two hours.  
  7. They had been playing for two days.    
  8. We had been doing job here since 2010.         
  9. I had been working in this company since April, 2015.
  10.  She had been living here since 1996.
  11.  We had been studying at this school since 2008.
  12.  I had been listening music for two hours.
  13.  We had been waiting for Ravi for 3 hours.
  14. You had been playing cricket for 6 hours.
  15.  They had been completing their work since Sunday.


Past Perfect Continuous Tense - Negative Sentences
  1.  I hadn't been living in Mumbai for three years.         
  2.  You hadn't been working on computer for two hours.
  3.  He hadn't been using this since last Sunday.
  4.  You hadn't been doing since last Tuesday.      
  5. You hadn't been collecting money for four days.
  6. She hadn't been watching movie for two hours.        
  7.  They hadn't been playing for two days. 
  8. We hadn't been doing job here since 2010.     
  9.  I hadn't been working in this company since April, 2015.
  10. She hadn't been living here since 1996.
  11.  We hadn't been studying at this school since 2008.
  12. I hadn't been listening music for two hours.
  13. We hadn't been waiting for Ravi for 3 hours.
  14. You hadn't been playing cricket for 6 hours.
  15. They hadn't been completing their work since Sunday.


Past Perfect Continuous Tense -Negative Sentences
  1. Had I been living in Mumbai for three years.  
  2. Had you been working on computer for two hours. 
  3. Had he been using this since last Sunday.
  4. Had you been doing since last Tuesday.           
  5. Had you been collecting money for four days.
  6. Had she been watching movie for two hours.
  7. Had they been playing for two days.     
  8. Had we been doing job here since 2010.         
  9. Had I been working in this company since April, 2015.
  10. Had she been living here since 1996.
  11. Had we been studying at this school since 2008.
  12. Had I been listening music for two hours.
  13. Had we been waiting for Ravi for 3 hours.
  14. Had you been playing cricket for 6 hours.
  15. Had they been completing their work since Sunday.


Past Perfect Continuous Tense - "Wh" Questions

  1. How long had you been watching movie?       
  2. How old mobile had you been using?   
  3. What kind of work had you been doing?
  4.  How long had she been living here since?
  5. How long had we studying at this school?
  6. How long had they been playing cricket?


Past Perfect Continuous Tense - Interrogative Negative Sentences
  1. Hadn't I been living in Mumbai for three years.         
  2. Hadn't you been working on computer for two hours.
  3. Hadn't he been using this since last Sunday.
  4. Hadn't you been doing since last Tuesday.      
  5.  Hadn't you been collecting money for four days.
  6. Hadn't she been watching movie for two hours.        
  7. Hadn't they been playing for two days. 
  8. Hadn't we been doing job here since 2010.     
  9. Hadn't I been working in this company since April, 2015.
  10. Hadn't she been living here since 1996.
  11. Hadn't we been studying at this school since 2008.
  12. Hadn't I been listening music for two hours.Hadn't we been waiting for Ravi for 3 hours.



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