2 PAST CONTINOUS TENSEWe use Past Continuous Tense to say that somebody was in the middle of doing something at a certain moment in the past.
3 PAST CONTINOUS TENSE I started doing I finished doing PAST NOW PAST I was doing
4 PAST CONTINOUS TENSEIHeSheItYouWeTheyWASVing+WERE
5 PAST CONTINOUS TENSEThis time last year I was living in Malatya.
6 PAST CONTINOUS TENSE A: What were you doing at 12 o’clock yesterday? B: I was having lunch.
7 PAST CONTINOUS TENSESue was playing tennis at two o’clock yesterday afternoon.
8 PAST CONTINOUS TENSEMr. Bean was studying in his office at 10 p.m. last night.
9 PAST CONTINOUS TENSEAnna was reading a book at this time yesterday afternoon.
10 PAST CONTINOUS TENSEHe was dreaming at 3 o’clock last night.
11 PAST CONTINOUS TENSE I was walking home at 9 o’clock last night. You were sleeping in your bed at half past four this morning.Mrs. Johnson was ironing her clothes two hours ago.
12 PAST CONTINOUS TENSE /EXERCISES MAKE SENTENCES.
13 WHAT WERE YOU DOUNG AT THE FOLLOWING TIMES? (at 8 o’clock yesterday evening)cook dinner(at 5 o’clock last Saturday)go on a train.(at 10:15 yesterday morning) study lesson
14 ANSWERS I was cooking at 8 o’clock yesterday evening. I was going on a train at 5 o’clock last Saturday.I was studying lesson at 10:15 yesterday morning.
15 EXERCISES 4. (at 10:15 yesterday morning)study lesson. 5. (at 5:30 this morning) sleep in my bed.6. (at 7:45 yesterday evening) watch TV.
16 ANSWERS 4. I was studying lesson at 10:15 yesterday morning. 5. I was sleeping in my bed at 5:30 this morning.6. I was watching TV at 7:45 yesterday evening.
17 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS We often use the Simple Past Tense and Past Continuous Tense together to say that something happened in the middle of something else.
18 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS Simple past indicates short actions.Past continuous indicates long actions.WHEN +PAST SIMPLE,PAST CONTINUOUS.
19 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS When we arrived home, Jane was reading a book in her room.ORJane was reading a book in her room when we arrived home.
20 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS Juliet was playing bowling when it started to rain.
21 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS The doctor was looking at the X-Ray when the patient knocked on the door.
22 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS They were playing in the garden when their mother came.
23 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS When our favourite TV. programme started, we were having dinner.
24 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS When the telephone rang, John was playing the computer games.
25 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS Robert was dancing when his father came home.
26 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS Beril was working when Gülşen came to the office.When the boss came in, Mary and Betty were talking.Deniz was making a cake when she burnt her finger.When Jesse met Tony, he was going to clinic.
27 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS WHILE(AS) + PAST CONTINUOUS,PAST SIMPLE.
28 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS While(As) I was going to my office, I met my best friend.ORI met my best friend while (as) I was going to my office.
29 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS His son began to cry while Mr. Cruz was painting the wall.
30 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS While Mr. Brown was checking Terry’s homework,the bell rang.
31 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS Her daughter called her while she was working in front of the computer.
32 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS While Tim was riding a bike, he fell down.
33 SIMPLE PAST-PAST CONTINUOUS While Benek was running, a man stopped his car at the corner of the street.
35 CHOOSE THE SUITABLE ONE While I ____________ (watched / was watching), television, the telephone _________ (rang / was ringing)When I ______________ (walked/was walking) to college, I(saw/was seeing) my friend.David __________ (fell/was falling) while he ____________(played/was playing) football.
36 PAST CONTINUOUS-SIMPLE PAST While I was watching television, the telephone rang.While I was walking to college, I saw my friend.David fell while he was playing football.
37 PAST CONTINUOUS-SIMPLE PAST 1. I (walk) home when I (see) my brother in law.2. The private investigators (watch) the house when the burglars (return)
38 PAST CONTINUOUS-SIMPLE PAST 1. I was walking home when I saw my brother in law.2. The private investigators were watching the house when the burglars returned .
39 PAST CONTINUOUS-SIMPLE PAST 3. I (meet) my girlfriend while I (stay) in Paris.4. John (read) a mystery book when the cat (start) to meow.
40 PAST CONTINUOUS-SIMPLE PAST I met my girlfriend while I was staying in Paris.4. John was reading a mystery book when the cat started to meow.
41 PAST CONTINUOUS-SIMPLE PAST 5. While the hunter (walk) through the forest, he (see) a very unusual animal.6. A car with no number plate (drive) past her while she (try) to cross the street.
42 PAST CONTINUOUS-SIMPLE PAST 5. While the hunter was walking through the forest, he saw a very unusual animal.6. A car with no number plate drove past her while she was trying to cross the street.
43 PAST CONTINUOUS-SIMPLE PAST 7. When I (arrive) at the station Mary (wait) for me.8. Joe (write) a message when his computer (break down)
44 PAST CONTINUOUS-SIMPLE PAST 7. When I arrived at the station, Mary was waiting for me.8. Joe was writing a message when his computer broke down. .
45 PAST CONTINUOUS-SIMPLE PAST 9. Richard……………………… (receive) the call while he ……………………………… (look) after June’s children.10. The police …………………… (stop) him while he …………………(drive) to Chicago.
46 PAST CONTINUOUS-SIMPLE PAST 9. Richard received the call while he was looking after June’s children.10. The police stopped him while he was driving to Chicago.