Past Continuous Exercise 1

The past continuous (or past progressive) is a tense in English you use to talk about long actions in the past or when the focus is on the duration of a particular action. If you want to learn more about this tense, click here. There is a full explanation of this tense, rules on forming it, and some examples.

This is an exercise about forming positive sentences using the past continuous.

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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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