PAST PROGRESSIVE

PAST PROGRESSIVE

PAST PROGRESSIVE is used for an action which was happening when another action in the past happened.
For example : positive S + was / were + V1 ing

1. She was reading when I came to her house.
2. He was teaching when I saw him.
3. I was repairing TV when Tini called me.
4. They were listening while I was teaching.

For example : negative : S + was / were + not + V1 ing
1. He wasn’t reading when I came to his house.
2. He wasn’t teaching when I saw him.
3. I wasn’t repairing TV when Tini called me.
4. They weren’t listening while I was teaching.

For example : interrogative Was / were + S + V1 ing ( ? )
1. Was he reading when I came to his house?
2. Was she teaching when I saw him?
3. Were you repairing TV when Tini called me?
4. Were they listening while I was teaching?

For example : positive  S + was / were + being+adj/adv/noun

1. He was being a good boy when I came to her house.
2. He was being a teacher when I saw him.
3. I was being at my house when Tini called me.
4. They were being good students while I was teaching them.

For example : negative : S + was / were + not + being + adj/adv/noun
1. He wasn’t being at home when I came to his house.
2. He wasn’t being serious when I saw him.
3. I wasn’t being in my office when Tini called me.
4. They weren’t being serious while she was teaching them.

For example : interrogative Was / were + S + being + adj/adv/noun ( ? )
1. Was he being good when I came to his house?
2. Was she being a teacher when I saw him?
3. Were you being at home when Tini called me?
4. Were they being happy while I was teaching them?

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