The past continuous (or past progressive) is a tense in English that is used to talk about long actions in the past or when the focus is on the duration of a particular action.
This is an exercise about forming the past continuous.
You can find the exercise below:
Past Continuous Exercise 1
Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of the verb in the past continuous.
1.Yesterday, it (to rain) all day.
2.He (to call) his mother when he saw a parrot.
3.She interrupted me while I (to wash) my hair.
4.I (to walk) to school.
5.She (to write) a chapter of her book yesterday morning.
6.We (to watch) the new James Bond film when we heard a bang.
7.They (to sing) along to the songs on the radio.
8.She (really, to waste) my time.
9.They (to fish) yesterday afternoon.
10.He (to look) at the meteor storm through his telescope.
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- Negative Exercise 1
- Negative Exercise 2
- Questions Exercise 1
- Questions Exercise 2
- Mixed Exercise 1
- Mixed Exercise 2
- Mixed Exercise 3
- Mixed Exercise 4
- Mixed Exercise 5