1）It is the first/second time… that…结构中的从句部分，用现在完成时。
It is the first time that I have visited the city.
It was the third time that the boy had been late.
2）This is the… that…结构，that 从句要用现在完成时。
This is the best film that I've （ever） seen.
This is the first time （that） I've heard him sing.
（1） ——Do you know our town at all?
——No, this is the first time I ___ here.
A. was B. have been C. came D. am coming
答案B. This is the first time 后面所加从句应为现在完成时，故选B.
（2） ——Have you ____ been to our town before?
——No, it's the first time I ___ here.
A. even, come B. even, have come C. ever, come D. ever, have come
答案D. ever意为曾经或无论何时，反意词为never，此两词常用于完成时。This is the largest fish I have ever seen. It is/was the first time +that-clause 的句型中，从句要用完成时。
（错）I have received his letter for a month.
（对）I haven't received his letter for almost a month.