O Past Continuous, forma-se com o verbo to be ( no simple past) e com o verbo da acção principal no gerundio (ing). Atenção às regras de alteração para o gerúndio.
Afirmativa: Sujeito + verbo to be (simple past) + verbo Pincipal com "ing"
I was playing tennis last Sunday.
You were listening to music when I visited you.
Martha was studying in the library.
Peter was planting a tree in his garden.
We were singing very well until you arrive.
John and Mary were having a tea.
That dog was drinking water.
John and you were crying because you have lost the match.
They were swimming very fast.
My mother was telling me a beautiful story.
Sujeito + forma negativa do verbo to be (simple past) + verbo Pincipal com "ing"
She wasn´t crying because of that !
John wasn´t studying at home.
She wasn't carrying her bags.
They weren't playing XBOX.
He wasn´t playing very well but he won the match.
We weren't going to the doctor.
Senna wasn't driving very fast.
Your son wasn´t eating very weel.
I wasn't playing the piano.
They weren't leaving at that moment.
Verbo to be + sujeito + verbo principal com ing.
Were you crying in the classroom?
Was your father drawing a car?
Were they bodering you?
Was he singing Christmas songs?
Were you playing "Call of Duty" ?
Was your dog barking to my cat?
Were people running away from my dog?
Was he listening to Rock music ?
Were Martha and Sandra studying in the library?
Was Paul kissing Maria?