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Monday, May 29, 2017

2nd ESO Past Continuous

The past continuous puts emphasis on the course of an action in the past.


I / he / she / it I was speaking. I was not speaking. Was I speaking?
you / we / they You were speaking. You were not speaking. Were you speaking?

Exceptions in Spelling

Exceptions in spelling when adding ingExample
final e is dropped (but: ee is not changed) come – coming
(but: agree – agreeing)
after a short, stressed vowel, the final consonant is doubled sit – sitting
l as final consonant after a vowel is doubled (in British English) travel – travelling
final ie becomes y lie – lying

Use of Past Progressive

  • puts emphasis on the course of an action in the past
    Example: He was playing football.
  • two actions happening at the same time (in the past)
    Example: While she was preparing dinner, he was washing the dishes.
  • action going on at a certain time in the past
    Example: When I was having breakfast, the phone suddenly rang.
Click here to do the exercises of Past Continuous
Exercise 2
Exercise 3
Exercise 4

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trailer Maleficent

Watch the trailer and do the WS your teacher has given out to you.