He was doing. He wasn’t doing. Was he doing? Hello, I’m Bassam. Welcome to another video. If this is your first time here start now by subscribing and clicking the bell so you don’t miss anything. What were you doing when I called you? I was studying. I was having dinner at 8 o’clock last night. I was having dinner at 8 o’clock last night. It was raining and Emma was walking in the forest. It was raining and Emma was walking in the forest. To form the past continuous use: was/were + verb + ing which means the ing form of the verb. so to form the past continuous we say: I, He, She, It was eating You, We, They were eating When to use the past continuous We use the past continuous for an action that was happening at a specific point of time in the past. I was watching TV at seven o’clock yesterday evening. I was watching TV at seven o’clock yesterday evening. We use the past continuous to describe background scenes to a story Jill was walking in the forest and it was raining. Jill was walking in the forest and it was raining. We use the past continuous for actions that were happening at the same time in the past. In this case, we usually use “While” While I was watching TV, my mother was cooking. While I was watching TV, my mother was cooking. The past continuous negative is: I, He, She, It wasn’t sleeping You, We, They weren’t sleeping She wasn’t wearing jeans. She was wearing a dress. She wasn’t wearing jeans. She was wearing a dress. They weren’t sleeping at 10:00 PM last night; they were watching a movie. They weren’t sleeping at 10:00 PM last night; they were watching a movie. To form past continuous questions we say: Was I/he/she/it sleeping? Were you/ we/ they sleeping? Were you sleeping when I called you? Were you sleeping when I called you? Was it raining when you left the mall? Was it raining when you left the mall? Thanks for watching. I’ll see you next time.

Author Since: Mar 11, 2019

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