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    Question Present perfect Tense

    Is it correct to say 'I have been studying English since two years ago'? Thank you already.


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    Re: Present perfect Tense

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    Is it correct to say 'I have been studying English since two years ago'? Thank you already.
    No.

    You must indicate the specific start date when using "since".

    I have been studying English since June, 2006.


    Other possible alternatives are

    I began/started studying English two years ago.

    I have been studying English for two years.

    I am not a teacher.


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    Re: Present perfect Tense

    I have been studying English for the last two years.
    During the last two years I have been studying English.
    I have studied English since 2006.


    "Since" needs a specific reference point. It is not used to indicate a continuous period of time.

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