PAST CONTINUOUS AFFIRMATIVE NEGATIVE AND
INTERROGATIVE
El Pasado Continuo es muy parecido en su estructura
gramatical al Presente Continuo, pero este, es pasado, así que
solo vamos a usar el verbo TOBE en pasado. WAS para I –HESHE – IT y WERE para YOU- WE - THEY
I / he /
she / it
you / we
they
Positive
Negative
Question
I was
speaking.
You were
speaking.
I was not
speaking.
You were not
speaking.
Was I
speaking?
Were you
speaking?
Hay tres situaciones en las cuales debemos
utilizar el pasado progresivo y estas son:
Para indicar una acción que estaba ocurriendo en el
pasado pero fue interrumpido por otra acción.
1 When Laura arrived, I was reading the newspaper.
OR
I was reading the newspaper when Laura arrived.
2 Cuando dos o más acciones ocurren al mismo
tiempo en el pasado. Por Ejemplo:
Alex was reading while Mark was writing.
OR
While Mark was writing, Alex was reading.
3 Cuando una acción ocurre en un momento
específico en el pasado. Por Ejemplo:
What was he doing at six o'clock in the afternoon?
He was eating a esquite on the bus.
What was Ramón Ayala doing last night?
He was singing at ten o'clock at Las Pulgas.
3 USOS DEL PASADO PROGRESIVO
Para indicar que una acción estaba ocurriendo pero fue interrumpida
por otra acción en Pasado Simple
Pon en orden la primera oración en Pasado Progresivo e interrúmpela
usando when acompañado del Pasado Simple. Como en el Ejemplo:
were play I soccer was
I was playing soccer
Yo estaba jugando soccer
when (call)
when she called me.
Cuando ella me llamó.
write were they was a poem
when (arrive)
read Pepe was a book were
When (visit)
Jose were clean was table
When (talk)
Sleep was Maggy were
When (kiss)
Cuando dos acciones estaban ocurriendo al mismo tiempo en
el Pasado. Ejemplo:
were Tania was sweeping
Tania was sweeping the floor
Tania estaba barriendo
Tony while were was read
While Tony was reading.
Mientras Tony estaba leyendo.
was John eating were
Conchy was were while jump
Raul were to school go was
Poncho was while were eat
Were Pepe calling me was
were Chofy while was fight
Cuando una acción estaba ocurriendo en un momento específico del
Pasado.
What was he doing at 10 o’clock last night?
He was watching a movie.
What were they playing in the morning?
They were playing tennis.
Descargar

past continuous with exercises.