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Past progressive

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Past Progressive Presentation, information about the structure and exercises

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Past progressive

  1. 1. The Past Continuous TenseTo show what somebody was doing at a particular time in the past, we use the Past Continuous Tense.
  2. 2. I was playing badmintonat this time yesterday. She was cycling at 9:00am yesterday. They were playing table tennis at 6:30 last night. was / were verb+ing
  3. 3. Simon 3:00 yesterday was playingSimon _________ football at 3 pm yesterday. The children 8 am yesterday were going The children __________ to school at 8 am yesterday.
  4. 4. Exercise. Derek Derek was swimming at 6 am yesterday. Mandy Mandy was feeding her dog at 4 o’clock yesterday. Sam & JessSam and Jess were having dinner at 8 pm last night.
  5. 5. We often usethe past continuous and past simple tenses in the same sentence. We do this when we want to talk about a shorter activity that happened during a longer activity in the past.
  6. 6. Sam hurt himself yesterday. But when exactly? when jumping over the vaulting horseSam hurt himself when he was jumping over the vaulting horse. shorter action longer action
  7. 7. cut herself cut herself Nancy ___________when was peeling she ___________an apple.peel an apple were watching watch TVThey _______________ TV arrived when I ___________. arriveplay football were playing We ____________ football when it suddenly _______. rained rain
  8. 8. A fire broke outat 8 o’clock last night!What were the people doing when the fire broke out?
  9. 9. Sometimes we use the past continuous tense to talk about two or more actions which were taking place at the same time in the past.ExampleI was playing TV games while mother was cooking. We were studying while the baby was crying.
  10. 10. It’s 3:00pm last Sunday. What were they doing? ExampleGrandf ather was reading the newspapergrandmother was knitting. whil Cindy was listening to the Hi-while f iNicky was drawing a picture. whil e Father was sleeping mother was drinking some water. e
  11. 11. What were they doing one hour later? ExerciseGrandf ather _ _ _was _ _ _ _ _ _ TV while grandmother_ _knitting _ _ _ _ . _ _ _ watching was _ _ _ _ _ _dy _ _ _ _ _ _was her homework while Nickywas _listening _ _ _ to the Hi- ___ __ ______ doingFather _ _ _ _ _was _ _ _ _ beer while motherwas _boiling _ _ _ some wate _ _ _ drinking __ _____
  12. 12. Wanna take a challenge?Let’s solve a mysterious crime together!
  13. 13. Mr. Chan wasToday is murdered at aroundTuesday. 9 o’clock last night.
  14. 14. Mr Chan lives with fiveflatmates. One of them must have killed Mr Chan. But who is it?
  15. 15. KellyGrace Andy Alan Dave
  16. 16. What were you doing at 9 o’clock last night? watch movie, cinema, with friend MaggieI was watching a movie at the cinema with my friend Maggie at 9 o’clock last night. I didn’t kill Mr Chan! Is she the Yes murderer? No
  17. 17. What were you doing at 9 o’clock last night? visiting my friend, Kevin, hospital,I was visiting my friend Kevin at the hospital at 9 o’clock last night. I didn’t kill Mr Chan! Is she the Yes No murderer?
  18. 18. What were you doing at 9 o’clock last night? taking my dog, for a walkI was taking my dog for a walk at 9 o’clock last night. I didn’t kill Mr Chan! Is he the Yes No murderer?
  19. 19. What were you doing at 9 o’clock last night? play TV games, my bedroom I was playing TV games in my bedroomat 9 o’clock last night. I didn’t kill Mr Chan! Is he the Yes No murderer?
  20. 20. What were you doing at 9 o’clock last night? reading novels, public library, with friend PaulI was reading novels in the public library with my friend Paul at 9 o’clock last night. I didn’t kill Mr Chan! Is he the Yes No murderer?
  21. 21. No, I’m notthe murderer!!!
  22. 22. Of course I’m not the murderer!Try somebody else!
  23. 23. You’ve got it! How did you know I’m the murderer? Mr Chan was killed on Monday.he public library isn’t open on Monda You are lying!
  24. 24. Come on, baby! I’mreally the MURDERER!! You know why? The public library isn’t open on Monday.I’m just lying! HA HA HA!!
  25. 25. What was the woman in flat 4A doing when the fire broke out? was knittingShe _____________when the fire broke out.
  26. 26. What were the couple in flat 4B doing when the fire broke out? were singingThe couple ___________ karaoke songs when the fire broke out.
  27. 27. What were the couple in flat 3A doing when the fire broke out? were havingThe couple ___________ dinner when the fire broke out.
  28. 28. What was the woman in flat 3B doing when the fire broke out?The womanwas talking __________on the phone whenthe fire broke out.
  29. 29. What was the man in flat 2A doing when the fire broke out? The man in Flat 2A was ___________ a suitcase packingwhen the fire broke out.
  30. 30. What was the boy in flat 2B doing when the fire broke out? The boy in Flat 2B was ___________ TV games playingwhen the fire broke out.
  31. 31. What was the woman in flat 1A doing when the fire broke out?The woman in Flat 1A was __________ up her flat tidyingwhen the fire broke out.
  32. 32. What were the women in flat 1B doing when the fire broke out?The women in Flat 1B were ___________ mahjong playingwhen the fire broke out.

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