Past progressive story 2 past continuous by really learn english visit the past progressive continuous section for more resources who were they. English esl ghost story worksheets most downloaded 17. Present progressive story 1 present continuous by really learn english visit the present progressive continuous section for more resources who are they. I tried to prepare a worksheet which can be used while teaching past simple and past continuous. Past simple or past continuous worksheet 1 answers. The children were doing their homework when i got home. Past progressive story 1, page 1 past progressive story 1.
The grammar focus is on the past continuous and past simple. Put the verb in brackets into the past simple or continuous. Two short stories to practise the simple past tense. When i saw the boy coming towards me, i said hello. Grammar worksheets verbs verb tenses simple past simple past short stories. Presentprogressivestory1, page 1 present progressive. We can also use the past continuous to refer to the present or future in hypotheses when we imagine something. Cinderellas story past simple and continuous worksheet. Nov 12, 2009 its often used to describe the general situation at the beginning of a story. It includes a suggested leadin activity, several classroom activities, a game and a collection of specially selected esl resources from around the web. Pengertian, rumus, dan contoh kalimat past continuous tense. For those teachers who have recently had to make the switch to online teaching due to the covid. Past progressive story 1 past continuous by really learn english visit the past progressive continuous section for more resources who was she.
Both of the tenses are implemented meaningfully in the conversation. It never gets you anywhere and now its the turn of the present continuous progressive and this is called. Past continuous progressive tense grammar rules explanations, positivenegative statements charts, yes no questions, short answers table with examples grammarbank pdf. Heres a reading text in pdf format which covers past simple and past continuous tenses in a meaningful context. The prince said to cinderella, i like your dress and you are very pretty. Stories and exercises to practice the progressive tenses. Apr 26, 2019 a short animated story to teach or consolidate the difference between past simple and past continuous tenses. After reading and examining the story, they are asked to create a similar scenario which is about a robbery. Twitter share english exercise storypast simple or continuous created by anonyme with the test builder. As i was walking in the streets of holland, i met an old friend of mine. She took a deep breath, tried to calm down and then spoke. At first, cinderella was very shy but after an hour, the prince asked cinderella to dance. Free printable short story with worksheets to practice the past perfect progressive continuous tense in english.
Grammar game story order past tense what happened to sue. Fill in the blanks with the past perfect progressive form of each verb in parentheses. I put the ticket in the pocket of my jacket, and went home. Its often used to describe the general situation at the beginning of a story.
Students then write the story down in a group dictation. We were playing volleyball with mary when you called me. Use the past continuous a to set the general scene of a story. Storytelling skills are very useful even in business situations where you may have to write reports or explain actions. On the other hand, past progressive shows the action or situation was in progress in the past. A monster past simple and past continuous story youtube. The simple present story learn english with comics. Begin teaching the past continuous by telling a story with exaggerated details through the use of the past continuous. Simple past tense harry potter english esl worksheet for distance learning, home schooling and offline practice of english in this worksheet youll find a paragrapgh related to harry potters story to complete with the right form of the verbs in the simple past tense regular and. Simple past short stories esl worksheet by luldiaz. English short stories english story english fun english lessons learn english english grammar tenses grammar and punctuation english grammar worksheets.
Simple past is a form of the verb that shows the action or situation happened in the past. Stories and exercises to practice the progressive tenses, students should already be familiar with the simple tenses. Students read and asnwer, thy write questions and then, you can ask them to write an ending to the story, but as this is very subjective you. And we use the past simple to express a short action that happens in the middle of the long action.
Past perfect continuous worksheets esl games activities. As an extension, students write a short story about the characters in the text using a set of past perfect phrases and other narrative tenses where appropriate. Which has a double meaning because it can describe a. Past simple and continuous anecdote the donkey dog short anecdote about a frightening experience, gapped for past continuous and past simple plus enormous and the biggest. This use of the past continuous is very common at the beginning of a story. The past progressive past continuous verb tense is a great way to create atmosphere and set the mood of a story. Students are asked to complete the sentences using the past simple or past continuous form of the verbs given in color. An a2 level esl lesson plan for teaching the past simple and past continuous.
Students then move on to answer comprehension questions about the story using full past perfect continuous sentences. Grammar worksheet past continuous last saturday look at the pictures and answer the questions below. Past simple or past continuous worksheet 1 grammarbank. The students are given a short story about a robbery at a bank. They answer comprehension questions and respond to questions about their own related experiences using the simple past and past progressive.
Past simple and past continuous efl esl activities and. Past simple vs past continuous grammar story youtube. Past perfect progressive story 1, page 1 past perfect. The children did their homework when after i got home. Past continuous vs past simple todays post will show you the basic grammar commonly used for telling stories. Have your students put the 11 events below in order. In this lesson, students read two stories that use the simple past and past progressive in context. Also, we use it to sequence events when it is combined with the past simple.
These actions are usually no longer happening at the time the sentence is being said or written. The four narrative tenses are the past simple, past continuous, past perfect and past perfect continuous and one or more of these can be used in a sentence. Past continuous and past simple grammar beginner to pre. It is a very structured activity in which students write a short newspaper article about a robbery. The birds were singing, the sun was shining, and the children were playing games peacefully. Esl library may not function properly in older browsers. The past continuous describes actions or events in a time before now, which began in the past and were still going on when another event occurred. Ann was sitting in her favorite armchair, reading a book, when her phone rang. The past simple shows us that an action was in the past, not in the present. Esl grammar unit using regular and irregular verbs in the past tense this package contains 14 worksheets. This tense describes actions or events that happened at a specific time in the past. We recommend updating yours to the latest version for the best experience.
Past simple and continuous anecdote the donkey dog short anecdote about a frightening experience, gapped for past continuous and past simple plus enormous and the biggest book references. Just print this out for a quick, readymade lesson for your esl or ell class. After the introduction of computer and the invention of internet, many people come to internet to spend their leisure time. Read on for detailed descriptions, examples, and past continuous exercises. I always call them when i want to play in the park. Go to this sample lesson from grammar stories to get a feel for the lessons in this section. On the other hand, past progressive shows the action or situation was in progress in. The students are also given some question which may be directive for.
Past continuous is the long or repeated action which is interrupted by a short, quick past simple action. The past continuous is made from the past tense of the verb be and the ing form of a verb. Present perfect and past tense june 9, 2016 january 5, 2018 shana. So, itll be a good idea to elicit the uses of the two tenses. The present continuous story learn english with comics. Using the past continuous tense in stories english esl. Students order 14 sentences to tell the story of a spooky experience while driving at night. Narrative tenses use the past simple for completed actions in the past which tell the main event in a story. A short animated story to teach or consolidate the difference between past simple and. Yesterday was terrible for me because i stayed at home all day. For a good example, our spotlight lesson this week, ufo report, uses the past progressive to set the scene of the story. Ann, said her mother, i was doing my hair at the salon this morning when i met the most wonderful guy. They answer comprehension questions and respond to questions about their own related experiences using the simple past and past.
The past continuous and the past simple help us to show how two past actions or situations are connected. This is one of my favorite topics to talk about with my students. Past continuous tense atau past progressive tense adalah suatu bentuk kata kerja yang digunakan untuk menyatakan bahwa suatu aksi sedang terjadi pada waktu tertentu di masa lampau. Listen to a traditional childrens song about a clock and a mouse. Listen to a song about a lemur and what is happening to her home. After i got home, i went to bed and forgot about the ticket. But most of all they enjoy the second part where they have to create their own stories first. Often, to describe the background in a story written in the past tense, e. Past simple or present perfect questions in the past tense past simple video. It was eight oclock and after that i couldnt even finish my homework. On monday, i bought a lottery ticket at a shopping mall. Stories and exercises to practice the past progressive 76 pages.
The past continuous tense is used to describe actions that began in the past and often continued for a short period of time after the action started. The past continuous is very common at the beginning of a story. Free printable story and exercises for the english past. We use the past continuous to express a long action. One sunny day, billy and timmy were delivering a box to mr. The reading text is a conversation between two friends talking about their previous night activities. English short stories english story english fun english lessons learn english english grammar tenses english grammar worksheets grammar lessons esl learning. We use the past continuous tense to say that something was going on around a particular time in the past.
Practice 6 in your notebook, combine the sentences in columns a and b of the chart using while or when and the past continuous or simple past. Simple short stories that tell things that happened in the past are usually written using two types of past tense. English esl story in the present progressive tense. In this challenging past continuous activity, students put a ghost story in order by saying and listening to sentences. The past simple is used to talk about finished actions in the past a common mistake students make is to use the past continuous when the action was carried out over a long period of time. I was walking home when something strange happened. Speakout 9781408217023 upper intermediate students book.
Past continuous tense past progressive tense duration. Last month i was on holiday in ireland with my mum and dad. When the teacher came in, they were studying english. We often use the past continuous tense with the past simple tense. A key to comparing simple present and continuous with simple past and continuous.
While matt damon and ben affleck were growing up, they planned to make lots of movies together. Past progressive story 2, page 1 past progressive story 2. It was time for lunch, so we stopped at a restaurant. Short stories on present continuous to learn english. A worksheet to demonstrate how the past continuous tense is used in stories e. Practise animal words and noises with this song about old macdonalds farm. The question is when do you use one and not the other. This story is part of the progressive tenses series. The past continuous story learn english with comics. Welcome to esl printables, the website where english language teachers exchange resources. The other day i was waiting for a bus when last week, as i was driving to work, the past continuous is with verbs which show change or growth.
Today shes wearing a blue dress, but yesterday she was. This worksheet contains a gap filling exercise contrasting the past simple and past continuous tenses through the story of cinderella. Were looking at the progressive forms in general in the story entitled. While i was doing my homework, my cousin visited us. The past continuous also called past progressive is a verb tense which is used to show that an ongoing past action was happening at a specific moment of interruption, or that two ongoing actions were happening at the same time. Simple past and past progressive or past continuous. I tried to play with my sister but she was doing her homework. Picture story past continuous esl worksheet by mamalika. I was feeling tired of being trapped inside the house. Reading short stories online is the best pastime for many people around the world. In the first part they have to put the different lines of the the unfortunately story in order, memorize the lines and then tell it to the rest of the class. May 15, 2011 reading and writing past continuous revision. Efl esl activities and games for past simple and past continuous.705 231 1432 1286 914 451 216 69 1136 1402 1489 1143 1287 129 1377 1170 1296 851 379 779 570 1299 764 110 1277 1184 119 523 272 1231 1110 430 830 67 264 919 361 1138