Simple Past And Past Progressive

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Simple Past And Past Progressive

  1. 1. Simple Past & Past Progressive Module 2
  2. 2. Simple Past <ul><li>The simple past expresses an action in the past taking place once, never, several times. It can also be used for actions taking place one after another or in the middle of another action . </li></ul><ul><li>Form of Simple Past </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  3. 3. Simple Present <ul><li>Action in the past taking place once, never or several times Example: He visited his parents every weekend. </li></ul><ul><li>actions in the past taking place one after the other Example: He came in , took off his coat and sat down. </li></ul><ul><li>action in the past taking place in the middle of another action Example: When I was having breakfast, the phone suddenly rang . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Simple Past <ul><li>Written activity: </li></ul>
  5. 5. Past Progressive <ul><li>The past progressive puts emphasis on the course of an action in the past. Example: TO BE in simple past + Verb +ing </li></ul>
  6. 6. Past Progressive <ul><li>Use of Past Progressive </li></ul><ul><li>puts emphasis on the course of an action in the past Example: He was playing football. </li></ul><ul><li>two actions happening at the same time (in the past) Example: While she was preparing dinner, he was washing the dishes. </li></ul><ul><li>action going on at a certain time in the past Example: When I was having breakfast, the phone suddenly rang. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Past Progressive <ul><li>Written activity: </li></ul>
  8. 8. For your attention http://intermediate1englishcourse.blogspot.com/

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