Diagram of the Present Perfect Continuous

A diagram to show usage of the Present Perfect Continuous

1. We use the Present Perfect Continous for actions in the past which have a connection to the present and for actions beginning in the past and still continuing. The focus is on the action.

diagram of the present perfect continuous 1

2. We use the Present Perfect Continuous for recently completed actions. The focus is on the result.

diagram of the present perfect continuous 2