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Intermediate 1 ESOL Grammar: The Correct Tense
The Past Continuous
The Past Continuous Use the past continuous:
when you are talking about an action in the past that was not completed We were having dinner when our friends arrived. (were having is the past continuous)
You/we/they were working…
The Past Continuous To form the past continuous: use the correct form of was/were I/he/she was working… You/we/they were working…
The Past Continuous How do I ask questions?
Were you reading that book? Was he walking along the road? You can also use question words: What was she doing? Where were they going?
The Past Continuous How do I form the negative?
Use the correct form of wasn’t/weren’t She/he/I wasn’t doing her/his/my homework… We/they/you weren’t listening to music…
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