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Plase choose the correct form of the verbs using Past Continuous Tense.
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1. Which is the correct sentence? (Sequence of actions which occurred in the past)
2. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate word in the correct form.
come | get on | play | practise | run | swim
I around the park when your dog came to my direction.
She the bus when you called her.
They sport while you were doing nothing.
It was past midnight when you loud music. So, one of the neighbours called the police.
We in the Mediterranean this time last year.
He was a good teacher but he always to the class late.
3. Which is the correct sentence? (Event occurring at an exact time in the past)
4. Which is the correct sentence? (Longer background action interrupted by a shorter one)
5. Which is the correct sentence? (Length of period of time in the past)
6. Which is the correct sentence? (Past simultaneous actions)
7. (Which is the correct sentence? (Uninterrupted action in progress for a while)
8. Which is the correct sentence? (Repeated or annoying action)
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9. The past continuous, in its affirmative form, is used after the main verb.
10. We use the past continuous tense, in its affirmative form, to confirm events or activities taking place in the past. We usually intend to show that they lasted for a long time.
11. Past continuous is used in an uninterrupted action which was in progress for a while (event in progress in the past during an extended period of time).
12. Past continuous is used in an event that was occurring at an exact time in the past (expressing the date, hour or giving specific time information about an event in progress occurring at a past time).
13. We use the past continuous, in the affirmative form, to deny situations that occurred in the past and were in progress at every moment during a period of time.
14. Past continuous is used in a longer background action interrupted by an unexpected shorter one (something suddenly happens while another longer event was already in progress).