Category Archives: The Past Continuous Tense

The Past Continuous Tense vs The Simple Past Tense: Exercise

By | February 16, 2017

Instruction: Put the verb in the brackets into the past continuos tense or the simple past tense. 1. Susana (start) … to study for an English test at 6 PM. She (finished) … studying at 8 PM. That means at 7.30 PM she (still, study) … . 2. Yesterday morning, Joko (repair) … his motorbike engine for two… Read More »

The Past Continuous Tense: Exercise 1

By | February 5, 2018

Instruction:Put the verb in brackets in the past continuous tense. 1. It was 7 PM. I (watch) … television. My sister (read) … a magazine. 2. Maria (sleep) … when someone knocked at the door. 3. I (read) … a history book when the accident happened. 4. While Jono (paint) … the room walls, he heard a loud… Read More »

The Past Continuous Tense

By | February 5, 2018

The past continuous tense is used to describe: 1. an unfinished action  in the past that was interrupted by another action; Imagine you started to watch a TV program at around 7 pm last night. You continued to watch it for a few minutes. When you were in the middle of watching the program, which means your watching… Read More »