ESL Grammar Worksheets

Past Continuous Tense

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Past Continuous Tense (2)

 

To use the Past Continuous Tense, you need a [Past Tense Be Verb] + [Verb+ing]:


We often use the Past Continuos Tense with the word “when,” to talk about two things that happened at the same time:

 

I [past continuous] when [past tense]

 

Fill in the blanks to complete the sentences below.

 

1. I was watching TV when______________________________.

 

 

2. My mother was driving her car when ____________________.

 

 

3. Roger was _________________ when he heard a strange noise.

 

 

4. I was talking to my friend when _______________________.

 

 

.5 We were sleeping when ______________________________.

 

 

6. Dave and James were ____________________ when

 

________________________________________________.

 

 

7. Tina was________________________ when her friend hit her.

 

 

8. Steve was riding his motorcycle when ___________________.

 

 

9. It was raining when ____________________________.

 

 

10. The cat __________________ when the dog started barking.

 

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