Simple Past
Past Continuous
Past continuous vs Simple Past
Past Continuous vs Simple Past
General Knowledge
100

'Talk' in the simple past.

Talked

100

I_____(sleep) on the couch.

I was sleeping on the couch.

100

When my mom _____ (wash) her clothes I was cleaning her bedroom.

When my mom washed her clothes I was cleaning her bedroom.

100

I went to the supermarket while Roberto _____ (watch) a movie.

I went to the supermarket while Roberto was watching a movie.

100

'Was' is for which subjects?

I, He/She

200

'Run' in the simple past.

Ran

200

I don't care what you_____(do).

I don't care what you were doing.

200

The soccer players were winning the game when it _____ (start) to rain.

The soccer players were winning the game when it started to rain.

200

I did my homework while Claudia _____ (not read) a book.

I did my homework while Claudia wasn't reading a book.

200
'Were' is for which subjects?

You, We, They

300

Sun _____ (go) to Busan last month. She cut her foot on the beach and _____ (have) to get stitches.

Sun went to Busan last month. She cut her foot on the beach and had to get stitches.

300

His dog_____( not bark) last week.

His dog wasn't barking last week.

300

When I _____ (eat) a cookie the dog was eating its food.

When I ate a cookie the dog was eating its food.

300

While they _____ (eat) I went to the restroom.

While they were drinking a beer I went to the restroom.

300

'While' is for what past tense?

Past Progressive

400

Alexis ____ (feel) bad yesterday because she ____ (forget) about her friend's birthday.

Alexis felt bad yesterday because she forgot her friend's birthday.

400

While Sara ______ (read), Kristen was watching TV.

While Sarah was reading, Kristen was watching TV.

400

We were studying for our math exam when the teacher _____ (tell) us the exam was cancelled.

We were studying for our math exam when the teacher told us the exam was cancelled.

400

My parents bought a new car while they _____ (not get) divorce.

My parents bought a new car while they weren't getting divorce.

400

'When' is for what past tense?

Simple past.

500

Last night, my soccer team _____ (lose) the game by 1 point. Because I was sad, I ______ (ate) too much ice cream.

Last night, my soccer team lost the game by 1 point. Because I was sad, I ate too much ice cream.

500

_____ you _____ (listen) to a song?

Were you listening to a song?

500

I was playing video games when my mom _____ (take) a shower.

I was playing games when my mom took a shower.

500

The music stopped while we _____ (dance) and _____ (talk).

The music stopped while we were dancing and talking.

500

What is 'Be' in the simple past?

Que es 'Estar' en el pasado simple?

Was and Were
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