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PAST CONTINUOUS
PAST CONTINUOUS
 VERB TO BE (WAS/WERE) + VERB+ ING

 I WAS EATING
 WE WERE STUDYING
INTERRUPTED ACTION

SHE WAS READING WHEN HE CAME IN THE OFFICE
ACTION IN PROGRESS IN
THE PAST

THEY WERE PLAYING TENNIS AT 10:30 HRS
PARALELL ACTIONS

SHE WAS SLEEPING WHILE HER MUM WAS COOKING
NARRATIVE ATMOSPHERE

IT WAS A SUNNY DAY IN AUGUST. PEOPLE WERE WALKING,
SOME LADIES WERE TALKING, BIRDS WERE SINGING…
1. He was stealing some jewellery when the policeman
came.

2. She was playing golf when it started to rain.

3. He was ta...
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  1. 1. PAST CONTINUOUS
  2. 2. PAST CONTINUOUS  VERB TO BE (WAS/WERE) + VERB+ ING  I WAS EATING  WE WERE STUDYING
  3. 3. INTERRUPTED ACTION SHE WAS READING WHEN HE CAME IN THE OFFICE
  4. 4. ACTION IN PROGRESS IN THE PAST THEY WERE PLAYING TENNIS AT 10:30 HRS
  5. 5. PARALELL ACTIONS SHE WAS SLEEPING WHILE HER MUM WAS COOKING
  6. 6. NARRATIVE ATMOSPHERE IT WAS A SUNNY DAY IN AUGUST. PEOPLE WERE WALKING, SOME LADIES WERE TALKING, BIRDS WERE SINGING…
  7. 7. 1. He was stealing some jewellery when the policeman came. 2. She was playing golf when it started to rain. 3. He was taking the drinks when the dog bit him. 4. She was riding her bike when the accident happened / when the two cars crashed. 5. He was digging when he found an ancient vase. 6. He was reading a magazine when his boss came. 7. She was planting / doing some gardening when an U.F.O came. 8. They were in bed when the baby started crying.

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