PSLE Grammar | Past Tense vs. Present Perfect Tense

Hi everyone! I’m Ms. Daphne, a teacher at Lil’ But Mighty!

“She made hamburgers on her own since she was five years old.” (WRONG!)

Some of you might wonder, why is the use of past tense wrong in this sentence? Is there a difference between the simple past tense and the present perfect tense?

Makes me hungry, but let us understand the difference before having a burger shall we?


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