What were you doing yesterday at 4?And what were your parents and sister, brothers doing? Yesterday at 4 I was watching TV.I was watching Dr House, this is my favourite programme. My sister was doing her homework. My brothers were playing with our dog.
My father was sleeping, because he was very tired. My mother was reading a romantic story.
Answer the questions. What was the father doing? What were the brothers doing? What was the mother doing? What was the sister learning? What kind of programme was I watching?
PAST CONTINUOUS állítás I was playing You were playing He/she/it was playing We were playing You were playing They were playing
Past Continuous tagadás I wasn’t playing You weren’t playing He/she/it wasn’t playing We weren’t playing You weren’t playing They weren’t playing
Past Continuous kérdés Was I playing? Were you playing? Was he/she/it playing? Were we playing? Were you playing? Were they playing?
Practise: use the verbs in past continuous sleepnot watchcook playreaddance My mother ________________our dinner. My grandmother _____________TV. I ____________ in my bedroom. My friends ____________with my cat. Ben ___________ a very good book. _____Jane and Mark __________?.
Check. My mother was cooking our dinner. My grandmother wasn’t watching TV. I was sleeping in my bedroom. My friends were playing with my cat. Ben was reading a very good book. Were Jane and Mark dancing?
Correct the mistakes. I weren’t sitting at my desk. My dog were sleeping. My father weren’t working. My best friend weren’t watching TV. Jill were having a shower. Were my grandfather read a book? Was my brothers play with my cat?
Check. I wasn’t sitting at my desk. My dog was sleeping. My father wasn’t working. My best friend wasn’t watching TV. Jill was having a shower. Was my grandfather reading a book? Were my brothers playing with my cat?
Translate the sentences. Mikor megérkeztem, mindenki evett. Egész múlt héten keményen dolgoztam. Aludtam, mialatt a fiútestvérem nézte a tévét. Tegnap ötkor a döntőt néztem.
Check. When I arrived, everybody was eating. All last week I was working hard. I was sleeping while my brother was watching TV. Yesterday at 5 I was watching the final.
The end. Congratulations. You have learnt a new tense, past continuous. Gabriella Juhász