Present Perfect Conversation Questions

Answer the following questions with the present perfect tense. Try to explain your answer in more detail by using different tenses (especially the simple past tense).

Discussion Questions:

  1. Have you ever met a famous person?
  2. Have you been to San Francisco?
  3. Has it ever snowed in your hometown?
  4. Have you eaten today?
  5. Have you ever ridden a horse?
  6. Have you ever ridden an elephant?
  7. Has anyone you know been a soldier?
  8. Have you tried computer programming?
  9. cartoon-style drawing of a person carrying boxes from a van
  10. Have you helped a friend move house?
  11. Have you ever smoked a cigarette?
  12. Have you sung in public before?
  13. Have you broken a bone in your body?
  14. Have you learned to play a musical instrument?
  15. Have you or a friend done something embarrassing?
  16. Have you ever been on a blind date?
  17. What is the strangest food you have eaten?
  18. What have you done today?
  19. Where have you been this week?
  20. Where have you been on holiday during your life?
  21. Where have you been in this building?
  22. Who in your family has helped you a lot?
  23. Who(m) have you spoken to on the telephone lately?
  24. Why haven’t you given me a compliment yet?
  25. Why has this been a good (or bad) year?
  26. What is the best movie you have ever seen?
  27. Which countries have been in the news this week?
  28. Which spicy foods have you tried?
  29. Which questions have been difficult to answer?
  30. How long have we been talking?
  31. How long have you studied English?