have + verb-ed:【verb た form + ことがあります】

sentence pattern
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On this page, you can learn Japanese grammar for expressing your experience.

Prerequisite

You need たform for this sentence pattern. Click here if you don’t know it.

Sentence pattern

have + verbed

verb たform + ことがあります

Example

I have eaten sushi.

私はすしをたべたことがあります

I have played tennis.

私はテニスをしたことがあります

My father has spoken with my teacher.

父は先生とはなしたことがあります

Note: have been to

Refer to the page below for ‘have been to’.

have been to:【に行ったことがあります】
On this page, you can learn how to say 'have been to somewhere' or 'have not been to somewhere' in Japanese.

Exercise

Task: Change into Japanese.

  • I have written a letter in Japanese.
  • My father has played tennis.
  • My younger sister has made a cake.

Task: Change into English.

  • 私はすしをたべたことがあります。
  • 母はうみでおよいだことがあります。
  • 父は日本ごで本をよんだことがあります。

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