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Information about Pastcontinuous

Published on February 18, 2014

Author: jesusmarcos42



Very simple explanation of the past continuous for Spanish students, secondary education, year 2


FORM: AFFIRMATIVE AND NEGATIVE ● Simple past of “to be” + verb-ING AFFIRMATIVE NEGATIVE I was working I wasn't working You were working You weren't working He was working He wasn't working She was working She wasn't working It was working It wasn't working We were working We weren't working You were working You weren't working They were working They weren't working

QUESTIONS AND SHORT ANSWERS ● Were you working? Yes, I was/ No, I wasn't ● Was your sister working? Yes, she was No, she wasn't ● Were your parents working? Yes, they were No, they weren't

WH- QUESTIONS ● What was your brother doing yesterday at 6? ● Where were you going yesterday evening? ● Who were you waiting for yesterday afternoon?

USE ● ● El pasado continuo indica una acción larga que se desarrolla en el pasado En español se traduce como “estaba haciendo” o “hacía” – Yesterday at 6 I was watching TV – Yesterday at 7 my brother was doing homework



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