PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE part 1

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PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE:

PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE By : misterhadi

TO BE (PAST):

TO BE (PAST) Subject To be present To be past .

TO BE (PAST):

TO BE (PAST) .

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Examples : He was a teacher . ( noun) She was busy yesterday. (adjective) They were here last night. (adverb) I was sleeping when you called. (continuous) We were followed by someone. (passive) .

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. Past Continuous Tense To describe actions happening at the spesific time in the past.

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Last night at 6 PM, I was having dinner. At midnight , we were still driving to Bandung. Yesterday at this time , I was sitting at my desk . Examples : .

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. To indicate that a longer action in the past was interrupted by a shorter action. The longer and the earlier action is past continuous, the short interruption is simple past. We use ‘when’ or ‘while’ to connect the two sentences. Past Continuous Tense

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. Examples : I was watching TV when she called. When the phone rang , she was writing a letter. While we were having dinner, it started to rain.

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to be continued Watch next : PAST CONTINUOUS part 2

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