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Pasttense Pasttense Presentation Transcript

  • Past Simple & Past Continuous
  • What were you saying ? I wasn’t listening … I was just presuming that… Hum… I’m terribly sorry…
  • What were you doing last night at 10:25, Ms. Jamieson? I was dinning out with the Parksons. She has a good alibi, I dare say,Holmes,don’t you think?…
  • Speculating... Mr. Bullock was climbing the stairs when he tripped and fell… Mr. Bullock climbed the stairs when he tripped and fell… Upon my faith,Watson…That’s it!
  • Past Simple Past Continuous
    • Details of actions that finished in the past
    • Result
    • Action in progress at a definite time in the past
    • 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)
  • The End