Expanding the past tense

Past continuous and "used to"

1 Past continuous Q and A

The past continuous is kind of a story tense as there has to be two things happening at the same time. This is the interesting part. The tedious part is that lower level learners have enough difficulty dealing with the past simple. And the past continuous just adds another level of complexity. Anyway, I had a go at making it a bit more interesting.


2 Past continuous sentences

This is just an alternative sentence completion version or complement to the exercise above.


3 “Used to” Q and A

Teaching “used to” is interesting as it is a past vs present activity and and can lead to basic discussions comparing the past and present.


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