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Past Continuous

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Explicación del pasado contínuo a nivel de 2º de ESO. CROM.

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Past Continuous

  1. 1. Past Continuous or Past Progressive El Pasado Contínuo Level: 2nd ESO
  2. 2. Past Continuous <ul><li>The Past Continuous tense is used to talk about a continuous action which took place at  a specific time in the past . </li></ul><ul><li>It is formed with the verb “ to be ” in its past form – was (I, He, She, It) or were (We, You, They) – and the gerund of the verb. </li></ul>Yesterday, at 4 o'clock, I was watching television Yesterday morning I was eating doughnuts. I love doughnuts. Spanish
  3. 3. Past Continuous Yesterday, at 4 o'clock, I was watching television Yesterday morning I was eating doughnuts. I love doughnuts. <ul><li>El Pasado Contínuo se utiliza para hablar sobre una acción que se desarrolla en un momento específico del pasado . </li></ul><ul><li>Se forma con el verbo “ to be ” (Ser/Estar) en su forma de pasado – was (I, He, She, It) o were (We, You, They) – y el gerundio del verbo. </li></ul>English
  4. 4. Example – Verb “To Play” Yes, he was / No, he wasn’t Was he playing? He wasn’t playing He was not playing He was playing Yes, she was / No, she wasn’t Was she playing? She wasn’t playing She was not playing She was playing Yes, it was / No, it wasn’t Was it playing? It wasn’t playing It was not playing It was playing Yes, we were / No, we weren’t Were we playing? We weren’t playing We were not playing We were playing Yes, we were / No, we weren’t Were you playing? You weren’t playing You were not playing You were playing Yes, they were / No, they weren’t Were they playing? They weren’t playing They were not playing They were playing Yes, I was / No, I wasn’t Were you playing? You weren’t playing You were not playing You were playing Yes, I was / No, I wasn’t Was I playing? I wasn’t playing I was not playing I was playing Answers Interrogative Negative Short Negative Long Affirmative
  5. 5. Examples - Affirmative Last monday, I was playing hockey with my friends. Two minutes ago, we were doing karate. The nurse was talking to the patient.
  6. 6. Examples - Negative The astronaut wasn't playing hockey, he was playing golf. The girl wasn't dancing flamenco, she was dancing break dance. The boy was not writing in his notebook, he was writing in the blackboard.
  7. 7. Examples - Interrogative Was the teacher explaining English? No he wasn't . He was explaining Science. Were the twins playing basket? Yes they were .

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