Ezelsbrug om te bepalen wanneer we de voltooid tegenwoordige tijd (I have read, you have written, we have seen etc) in het Engels gebruiken. Present perfect. en het is iets dat in het verleden is gebeurd en tot nu doorloopt of geldt, kun je de volgende zeven eerste letters onthouden van FYNE JAS:
F = For – For almost three years I have worked as a freelance English teacher [and I still work as a teacher].
Y = Yet – I haven’t had a single boring day yet!
N = Never – Never have I doubted about my decision to be an independent teacher.
E = Ever – Have you ever thought of changing your job?
J = Just – We have just decided to take action.
A = Already – They have already collaborated with so many freelancers, incredible!
S = Since – Since thirteen years I have been in education.
H = How long?