Already means that something happened earlier than we expected. With Present Perfect already usually goes after have or has and beforethe main verb.
They've already left.
Have they already left?
She's already forgotten what you did.
Has she already forgotten what you did?
You've already finished.Have you already finished?
Yet means that something that we expected has happened or hasn't happened. We usually put it at the end of a sentence.
They haven't yet left.
They haven't left yet.
She hasn'tyet forgotten what you did.
She hasn't forgotten what you did yet.
You haven't yet finished?
You haven't finished yet?http://members.iinet.net.au/~adelegc/grammar/pres_perfect/pres_perfect_yet.html
Use the words below to form present perfect tense sentences using yet or already. Don't forget to put a full-stop at the end of each sentence.
Have you seen the new movie?
Haveyou been to Paris?
Have you bought that new dress?
Has Allen gone to Melbourne?
Has he heard from Bill yet?
Have you finished yourhomework?
Have Annie and Bob got married yet?
Have you eaten at that new Thai restaurant?
Has Lisa played tennis this morning?
Has the light been fixed?
Already is used in affirmative (positive) statements and
questions. It shows an action or situation that happened
earlier than expected:
STATEMENT | NEGATIVE |
A positive statementwith already places emphasis on early completion of an activity or event. It may also express pride. | A negative statement with yet places emphasis on late completion of an activity or event. It may alsoexpress regret. |
We have already finished the work.We have finished the work already. | We haven't finished the work already. (incorrect) |
We have finished the work yet. (incorrect) |...