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Past progressive
Past progressive
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  • 1. Past Progressive
  • 2. We use past progressive:
    To talk about what somebody was doing at a certain time in the past.
    Example: Thefarmerwasworking at 6 o’clockyesterday.
  • 3. Yesterday, I was eating at two o’clock.
    Yesterday, I was playing at three o’clock.
  • 4. Yesterday, I was watching TV in the night.
  • 5. The past progressive puts emphasis on an action in the past.
    The policeman was running after the dog yesterday.
  • 6. Thehairdresserwas working in theafternoon.
  • 7. Do we use verbs ending in –ingor –ed?
    Remember the examples:
    I was doing my homework last night at 8 o’clock
  • 8. Let’s do some exercises
  • 9. Turn the questions to past progressive
    Example:
    Did you have breakfast?
    Yes, I was having breakfast
    at 8 o’clock this morning.
    Did you watch TV?
    Yes, I was watching TV
    yesterday in the night.
  • 10. Did you play soccer?
    Yes, I__________ (play)
    soccer in the morning.
    Did you do your homework?
    Yes, I__________ (do)
    my homework at two o’clock
    in the afternoon.
  • 11. Put the verbs into the correct form (past progressive)
    When I phoned my friends, they ____________(play)  
    monopoly.
    Yesterday at six I ___________(prepare)  
    dinner.
    The kids (play)____________ 
     in the garden when it suddenly
    began to rain.
  • 12. While Aaron____________ (work) in his room, his friends__________ (swim)  in the pool.
    Most of the time we _____________(sit)  in the park.
  • 13. I _________________
    (practice)  the guitar
    when he came home.
    We____________ 
    (cycle)  all day.

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