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My work is a presentation of past continuouns that can help us to practice English.

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  1. 1. NORTHEAST SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE THIRD FOURT PRACTICE INGLISH III ENGINEER OSCAR GARCIA GROUP PRACTICE # NAME: AVALOS DÍAZ ROBIN NEUIN
  2. 2. Past continuous
  3. 3. Conjugation of the past continuous  The structure of the past continuous is: Sujeto + was/were + verbo con terminación ing (gerundio) Exempla's: Conjugación Significado I was working yo estaba trabajando you were working tú estabas trabajando he was working él estaba trabajando we were working nosotros estábamos trabajando you were working vosotros estabais trabajando they were working ellos estaban trabajando
  4. 4. Denial in the past continuous  Negation is formed by simply adding the adverb "not" between the verb "to be" (was / were) and the main verb of the sentence: Structure: Sujeto + was + were not + verbo con la termination ing (gerundio) Exempla's: I was not singing Yo estaba cantando. He was not singing El no estaba cantando.
  5. 5. The question in the past continuous  To construct the query simply the verb "to be" and the subject is reversed: Structure of the question: Partícula interrogativa + was/were + sujeto + verbo con la terminación ing (gerundio) Exempla's: Conjugación Significado was I singing? ¿estaba cantando? were you singing? ¿estabas cantando? was he singing? ¿estaba cantando? were we singing? ¿estabamos cantando? were you singing? ¿estabais cantando? were they singing? ¿estaban cantando?
  6. 6. Use the past continuous  The "past continuous" is used to Actions that began in the past and want to stress that had a certain duration Exempla's: I was eating an apple, when I fell to the ground Me estaba comiendo una manzana cuando caí al suelo In this prayer is described in the past continuous action of eating the apple had a certain duration but the drop was instantaneous.
  7. 7. Esgrafía  http://www.inglessencillo.com/pasado-continuo  https://www.google.com.gt/#q=reglas%20para%20el%20past%20continuous

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