Past progressive

Das past progressive existiert im Deutschen nicht. Im Englischen wird mit dieser Zeitform der Ablauf einer Handlung in der Vergangenheit betont.

Bildung:

               positiv negativ Fragen
I/he/she/it I was eating I was not eating Was I eating?
you/we/they You were eating You were not eating Were you eating?

 

 

Übung:
1.) He _________ (listen) to the radio while he __________ (prepare) breakfast.

2.) While we ___________ (wait), we _____________ (do) crossword puzzles.

3.) My friends ___________ (watch) the match on TV.

4.) I _________ (read) a book.

5.) Where ______ Susan _______ last year (live)?

6.) Who _________home at 8 am (drive)?

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answers:

1.) He was listening to the radio while he was preparing breakfast.

2.) While we were waiting, we were doing crossword puzzles.

3.) My friends were watching the match on TV.

4.) I was reading a book.

5.) Where was Susan living last year?

6.) Who was driving home at 8 am?

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