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  • 25.06.2018
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  • 3. Lehrjahr
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    Past Progressive

    The past progressive is a progression of the preterite or a progression of the past. You use it for something you did in the past at a specific time (1), simultaneous actions in the past (2), or an action in progress which is interrupted by a new action (3).

    (1) He was reading a book at 7 o'clock.
    (2) She was doing math while he was doing physics.
    (3) We were eating dinner when the phone rang.

    SIGNALWORDS

    when, while, as long as...

    Positive

    Negative

    Question

    She was walking her dog in the park.

    She wasn't (was not)
    walking her dog in the park.

    Was she walking her dog in the park?

    Sentences
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    I

    was verb + -ing

    He, She, It

    was verb + -ing

    You

    were verb + -ing

    They

    were verb + -ing

    We

    were verb + -ing

    forming
    More informations

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJAqKEljAFw

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    Exercises

    1
    Fill the gaps with the right form of the verb, use past progressive. Watch out for the signal words!

    1. I TV while my friends outside. (to be 2x, to watch, to play)
    2. I around the sea when my phone rang. (to be, to run)
    3. You not the car. (to be, to drive)
    4. They not fish for lunch. (to be, to eat)
    5. With whom she at the prom? (to be, to dance)
    6. it the whole day? (not to be, to rain)

    2
    Are you ready to make your own sentences in past progressive?
    • Write down 5 sentences in positive, negative and a question
    Earl Nightingale

    "Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal."