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Past progressive


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Past progressive

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