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Past Continuous Tense

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  • Q1
    What is the past tense of the verb to be? (¿Cual es el pasado del verbo to be?)
    Am / Is / Are
    Was / Were
  • Q2
    What is a gerund? (¿Que es un gerundio?)
    English verb ending in -ed (Verbo en ingles que termina en -ed)
    English verb ending in -ing (Verbo en ingles que termina en -ing)
    English verb that is in its base form (Verbo en ingles que esta en su forma base)
  • Q3
    This verb tense is usually used to describe a continuous event that occurred in the past. (Este tiempo verbal suele utilizarse para describir un evento continuado que ocurrió en el pasado)
    Present Perfect Continuous/ Progressive
    Present Continuous/Progressive
    Past Perfect Continuous/ Progressive
    Past Continuous/Progressive
  • Q4
    Joe twisted his ankle while I was coming in home. Is in Past Continuous? (Joe se torció su tobillo mientras yo entraba a la casa. ¿Esta en pasado continuo?)
  • Q5
    What is the difference between past continuous and present continuous? (¿Cual es la diferencia entre pasado continuo y presente continuo?)
    Present continuous expresses actions in the moment. Past Continuous expresses actions repeated in the past. (Presente continuo expresa acciones en el momento. Pasado Continuo expresa acciones repetidas en el pasado).
    Present continuous expresses habits and customs. Past Continuous expresses places of origin. (Presente continuo expresa habitos y costumbres. Pasado Continuo expresa lugares de origen).
  • Q6
    How Negative Form is formed in the Past Continuous? (¿Cómo se Forma negativa en el Pasado Continuo?)
    [Subject] + auxiliary verb "to be" + not + [Verb in gerund] [Sujeto] + verbo auxiliar “to be” + not + [Verbo en gerundio]
    [Subject] + auxiliary verb "to be" in past + not + [Verb in gerund] ([Sujeto] + verbo auxiliar “to be” + not + [Verbo en gerundio])
    [Subject] + auxiliary verb "did" + not + [Verb in gerund] [Sujeto] + verbo auxiliar “did” + not + [Verbo en gerundio]
  • Q7
    You were not following the instructions. Is it in the Present Simple?
  • Q8
    Verbs that are NOT used in the past continuous: (Verbos que NO se usan en pasado continuo: Los verbos de emociones) Emotion verbs: believe, doubt, want, understand, understand, wish.

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