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You watch an old film on TV for the first time. Afterwards, what do you say?

  1. “This is the first time I see this film.” You use the present tense because it’s true now.
  2. “This is the first time I saw this film.” You use the past tense because the film is over.
  3. “This is the first time I’ve seen this film.” You use the present perfect because it’s about your experience so far.

There are regional differences in where what is said, so answer without thinking too much, please!