The action was still happening when another action started in the past
Did you hear or see anything strange last night at 10:25? I was preparing to go to bed when I heard someone screaming. Well, I was trying to read last night around 10:15 when I saw a strange light at my window.
Past Continuous Mr.Bullock and Ms. Jamieson were arguing about something… … when I walked into the room. Past Simple
Could you tell me what you were doing exactly at 10,25 last Monday ? Did you see or hear anything suspicious? Strange…
While / As + Past Continuous Years ago / in ( year)/ from (year ) to ( year) + Past Simple Last…/ yesterday + Past Simple
I was waiting for an imp ort ant cal l. 4) While Mr. Emerson was reading the little girl a story , … a) I got a package in the b) mail .When I opened it… I cal led Roger at nine last nig ht,… c) I found a surprise. 1) Why weren’t you at the meeting place? d) but he was at the library studying . 2) she fell asle ep, so he closed the boo k . 3)