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  1. 1. UNIVERSIDAD EVANGÉLICA DE EL SALVADOR Licenciatura en traducción e interpretación del idioma inglés Name: Noemi Abigail Romero Armas. Teacher´s name: Soraya Osorio. Topic: Past Continuous. Subject: English.
  2. 2. Past Continuous Tense.
  3. 3. How do we use the Past Continuous Tense? we can use the Past Continuous to set the background for a story or tell about events in progress in the past . use the simple past for completed actions in the past.
  4. 4. The Past Continuous in affirmative sentences. The Past Continuous in negative sentences. The Past Continuous in Yes/No Question. The Past Continuous in WH- Question. The Past Continuous Tense is classified in:
  5. 5.  The Past Continuous in affirmative sentences. The affirmative sentences in past continuous are form with: WAS / WERE + root verb + ING.
  6. 6. What´s the structure in the affirmative sentences?  Subject + was/were + verb + ing + complement.
  7. 7. Examples: -Richard was doing his homework. - Dan and Alex were playing tennis all day. - Susan was cooking all morning. Subject + was/were + verb + ing + complement.
  8. 8.  The Past Continuous in negative sentences. The negative sentences in past continuous is formed by putting NOT after WAS / WERE and before the main verb , also you can contract wasn t and weren t.
  9. 9. What´s the structure in the NEGATIVE sentences? Subject + was/were + not + verb + ing + complement.
  10. 10. Examples: - She wasn’t reading at 8 o’clock last night . - They weren’t playing basketball. - He was not walking all the week. Subject + was/were + not + verb + ing + complement.
  11. 11.  The Past Continuous in Yes/No Question. To form questions such as yes / no in past continuous we have to change the order of subject and auxiliary verb (was / were), the rest of the sentence does not change.
  12. 12. What´s the structure in the Yes/No Question? Was/were + subject+ verb + ing + complement + ?
  13. 13. Examples: Was/were + subject+ verb + ing + complement + ? • Was he doing his homework? • Were we buying many chocolates in the supermarkt?
  14. 14. The Past Continuous in WH-Question. In these questions we must change the order of the subject and the auxiliary verb, as we did in the type yes / no, and replace the information we asked for the corresponding interrogative particle.
  15. 15. What´s the structure in the WH- Question? Wh-question + was/were + subject + verb + ing + complement + ?
  16. 16. Examples: Wh-question + was/were + subject + verb + ing + complement + ? • Who were you visiting last night? • Where was she going when you met her?
  17. 17. End of the presentation!

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