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Lesson Eight:

The Past Continuous Tense

S + (be) + _____ing

The verb "be" is in the past tense: was or were

The main verb adds "ing" at the end of it

 

 
examples:
I was relaxing outside when this picture was taken
teacher
You were sitting in the classroom when this picture was taken.
victoria
He was shaving this morning when he cut himself.
man shaving
She was spinning around and around before she fell down.
girl spinning
This elephant was out looking for food yesterday.
elephant

We were talking together last week.

(Now we're in two separate locations.)

teacher

victoria

you + I = we

You were thinking about taking another English class this year.
students
They were riding on a big seven-person bicycle last week.
free market

 

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