• Past Continuous Song
  • pikous
  • 08.02.2024
  • Englisch
  • 7, 3. Ausbildungsjahr, A2, B1
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Lis­ten to the Past Con­ti­nuous Song and do the exer­cises below.
1
Verse 1 → Order the sentences.
(1-6)
  • 4
    a million pictures we were taking.
  • 2
    Sun was shining and the birds were flying.
  • 3
    Wind was blowing and the waves were breaking,
  • 1
    I was laughing and you were smiling.
  • 5
    Yesterday was the greatest day of all,
  • 6
    because we were playing together all day long.
2
Verse 2 → Match the sentence halves.
  • We were surfing
  • We were fishing
  • I was drumming
  • And the music
  • Yesterday was the
  • because we were laughing and
  • And I was dreaming
  • and we were hiking.
  • playing our favourite song.
  • was really swinging.
  • greatest day of all,
  • about you all night long.
  • and were biking.
  • and you were singing.
3
Now write down the lyrics of the two verses correctly.
Verse 1:
I was laughing and you were smiling. Sun was shining and the birds were flying.
Wind was blowing and the waves were breaking, a million pictures we were taking.
Yesterday was the greatest day of all, because we were playing together all day long.

Verse 2:
We were surfing and were biking. We were fishing and we were hiking.
I was drumming and you were singing, and the music was really swinging.
Yesterday was the greatest day of all, because we were laughing and playing our favourite song. And I was dreaming about you all night long.
4
Find the six­teen -ing forms from the song. ⬅️​➡️​
T
A
K
I
N
G
N
I
K
A
E
R
B
E
T
S
B
B
I
K
I
N
G
K
F
G
N
I
W
O
L
B
C
K
F
M
C
L
A
U
G
H
I
N
G
F
H
I
K
I
N
G
N
I
G
N
I
S
G
N
I
G
N
I
W
S
M
Y
M
D
R
U
M
M
I
N
G
I
X
G
S
H
I
N
I
N
G
N
I
Y
L
F
A
R
N
J
G
N
I
Y
A
L
P
V
K
H
C
K
G
N
I
L
I
M
S
F
G
N
I
F
R
U
S
D
R
E
A
M
I
N
G
N
I
H
S
I
F
H
5
Look at the pictures and write down what was happening yesterday. Use phrases from the lyrics.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
1) We were tak­ing pic­tures. 2) Birds were fly­ing.
3) I was dream­ing. 4) I was drum­ming.
5) I was laugh­ing. 6) The sun was shin­ing.
7) Waves were break­ing. 8) We were bik­ing.
9) We were fish­ing. 10) We were hik­ing.
11) The wind was blow­ing. 12) You were singing.
6
Com­ple­te the table with all the mis­sing verb forms.

Base Form

Past Form

Last Form

-ing Form

Ger­man

laugh

laughed

laughed

laugh­ing

lachen

smile

smiled

smiled

smil­ing

lächeln

shine

shone

shone

shin­ing

scheinen

fly

flew

flown

fly­ing

flie­gen

blow

blew

blown

blow­ing

blasen

break

broke

broken

break­ing

brechen

take

took

taken

tak­ing

neh­men

play

played

played

play­ing

spielen

sing

sang

sung

singing

sin­gen

swing

swung

swung

swinging

schaukeln

x