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Luz
what difference between present pecfect and present perfect continuous?I'm so confuse what difference between 2 sentences "I have studied Japanese for 3 years " and "I have been studying Japanese for 3 years"
Jan 26, 2012 4:21 AM
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I have studied Japanese for 3 years ,means u have studied janpanese for 3 years and now stopped or continue, nobody knows,maybe now u stopped ,maybe u r still learning. I have been studying Japanese for 3 years:means u have been studying janpanese for 3 years and now u r still learning it,never stop learning.
January 26, 2012
The sentence "I have been studying Japanese for 3 years" indicates the speaker is still studying presently. If someone says "I have studied Japanese for 3 years", it indicates the study took place in the past and is not necessarily ongoing.
January 26, 2012
Luz
Language Skills
English, Japanese, Vietnamese
Learning Language
English, Japanese