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Past Simple vs Past Continuous

on April 3, 2012

In this new post we will learn how to use two past tenses: past simple and past continuous.

Activity 1: Read this interactive explanation about the use of pat simple and past continuous. In an openoffice document write a grammar summary with the different uses of both verb tenses and include examples. Then, complete the activity on-line.

Activity 2: If you still don’t know the uses of the past continuous, pay attention to this other grammar explanation in Spanish. Translate the sentences in the section Ejercicios into English.

Activity 3: Now complete the following dictation on-line. Translate the sentences into Spanish in an openoffice document.

Activity 4: Read this short story and answer the final question.

Send a comment! We are going to create a crazy story all together. Read the first sentence and follow up the story.

Yesterday, I was going to school when I …

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17 responses to “Past Simple vs Past Continuous

  1. Alicia Aguilares says:

    I met my friend and he said

  2. juan says:

    if it was free this afternoon

  3. Lauryta Aguilar says:

    – Hi! How are you?, You come with me and some friends to the cinema?

  4. Tamara Gallego says:

    -Yes, of course. I need to meet some friends, because I have just arrived.

  5. Julian says:

    hello I am Federico and I want to be your friend.

  6. Paloma says:

    Then , We went to the cinema and there we…

  7. David xD says:

    Ok Fererico but… I need to say you a think… I’m going to coming out to the closet.

  8. ok ,when we can go to the cinema everybody? Which film can we see?

  9. Paula Gil says:

    we can see the movie in theaters “Los Arcos”

  10. Ana Isabel Oliver Guerra says:

    He went away with a man and I change sidewalk

  11. Angela Torrijos says:

    – Ok, which movie can we see? a Comedy one?

  12. Sarah says:

    ok, it’s a good idea, los arcos is a good cinema. There we can eat pop corn, and later we can…

  13. David xD says:

    The girl that is called Roberta find a beautiful girl and have a nosebleed of emotion

  14. Laura Gavira says:

    We can see the film of Rec 3, ok?

  15. leo says:

    not one of fear to you and me

  16. lidia dominguez says:

    If we see one of love? 🙂

  17. Sergio Gallego says:

    I prefer a comedy film

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