The past continuous tense refers to an action that was given at a time when another thing happened. The past continuous tense is formed by using WAS or WERE and continuous tense. For example:
- I was eating rice when he entered the room
- While Kate was selling bread, her sister stole her money
- The men were working hard when the supervisor appeared
EVALUATION: Underline the verbs in the paragraph below:
James Bond was driving through town. It was raining. The wind was blowing hard. Nobody was walking in the streets. Suddenly, Bond was the killer in a telephone box…..
Construct 5 sentences that have the past continuous tense