Learn English Tenses: PAST CONTINUOUS



What tense is “I was working” or “They were going” in English? It’s the PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE. It’s also called the PAST PROGRESSIVE TENSE. We use it to talk about something that started and continued in the past. In this English grammar class, I’ll show you how to use this basic tense, when to use it, and what mistakes to avoid. We’ll practice structure, usage, spelling, questions, contractions, short answers, stative verbs, and pronunciation, so you feel clear and confident. Then, to keep improving your English, watch my complete engVid series on ALL the English verb tenses, including beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. The next class after this one is the future simple tense with “will”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tri7u632AaA&list=PLxSz4mPLHWDZ95iyxBNdjxLNI1k8HnVcd&index=6

In this class:
Overview 0:00
When to use past continuous 3:25
When not to use past continuous 7:14
How to use past continuous 10:45
Past continuous contractions 14:33
Past continuous spelling 17:19
Past continuous short answers 20:00
Past continuous practice 22:49
Past continuous common errors 26:23
Past continuous conclusion 29:52

Take the quiz: https://www.engvid.com/past-continuous/

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