Tenses printable pdf worksheets for english language learners. In my experience, presenting this verb tense using the diagram and chart seen here helps students grasp it more. Students each memorize one sentence strip before standing and working together with classmates to recreate. Test yourself with our free english language quiz about past simple, progressive perfect. Past progressive and simple past linkedin slideshare.
It is more common to use the past simple to speak in general, but if you want to express what was happening at a precise moment of time in the past, use the past continuous. I played on the swings and the slide but i didnt go on the roundabout. Past progressive story 1, page 1 past progressive story 1. She was walking on the road when the accident happened. Exercise on simple past and past progressive ex07 ex07. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades k8, students use listening and picture prompts to describe events in the past progressive, use the past progressive with an interrupted action, and find the correct.
Then follow the directions in sentences 2, 4, and 6. Worksheet 2 past continuous i using my mobile phone you listening to music he eating a sandwich at 8pm. Writing super sentences differentiated worksheet pack. Students each memorize one sentence strip before standing and working together with classmates to recreate the story. In this past simple and past continuous worksheet, students fill in the blanks to sentences with the correct form of each word given.
In the brainpop ell movie, suddenly it started l2u4l1, something very strange is going on with the weather. Past simple and past continuous worksheet pack esl past. T038 present tense simple and progressive t022 present tense simple and. Past simple or past continuous worksheet 2 answers. Worksheet past simple 11 past tense sentences that, when joined together, create a story about what happened to sue last week. Last night at 7 oclock, nate was taking pictures of birds.
The past progressive also known as the past continuous, on the other hand, can be tricky for students to learn because it is not commonly used in english. This worksheet is for intermediatelevel students, but can be easily adjusted for other levels. English esl past simple worksheets most downloaded 2143. This ebook is produced and distributed by red river press inc. When i came into the living room, the cats sit on the table. Past progressive story 1 past continuous by really learn english. In this grammar quiz instructional activity, students read the example sentences and use the past simple or past progressive form of the verbs to complete each exercise. A police officer is interviewing a witness to a bank robbery. Students complete 10 sentences total with either past simple or past continuous words.
This is a worksheet for teaching the differences between the past perfect and past perfect continuous at preintermediate level. Past simple and continuous exercises practise the difference. There are many sentences which help you to drill these two tenses and also there is an explanation of using these tenses. I to take took a shower, then i to get dressed got dressed and to leave left. Simple worksheet in a sats question style that gets children to identify tenses within sentences. Use simple past to focus on the completion of an action. Learners will be able to use the simple and progressive past tense to describe an event that was happening in the past, but was interrupted by another event.
T023 past tense simple and progressive present perfect tense. Conjugate the verb in parentheses in the past perfect tense. Exercise on simple past and past progressive ex08 ex08. There are some very interesting pictures in order to understand these two tenses. You can do the exercises online or download the worksheet as pdf. There are 3 different activities in which students are asked to choose the most suitable verb tense, put the verbs into the past perfect simple or continuous and complete a dialogue. Showing top 8 worksheets in the category past simple and present perfect simple. May be freely copied for personal or classroom use. Pdf exercises worksheets with answers on the past continuous tense.
Did your parents call you last night while you were watching tv. When the teacher came in, they were studying english. I began to study at nine last night and i was still studying at eleven. Past progressive story 3 past continuous by really learn english. When jack dropped by to visit me, i was having dinner. These two expressions are often used with the past continuous. A collection of english esl worksheets for home learning, online practice, distance learning and english classes to teach about past, progressive, past progr.
This worksheet will help you to drill past simple and past progressive. Past progressive story 1 past continuous by really learn english visit the past progressive continuous section for more resources who was she. Past continuous tense past tells us that it has already happened continuous tells us that it was an ongoing action. Fill in the blanks with the correct tense simple past or past progressive. As i was walking in the streets of holland, i met an old friend of mine. Past perfect and past simple choose the past perfect, or the past simple. Past simple or past continuous worksheet 1 grammarbank. Jun 10, 2016 10jun2016 past simple and past continuous worksheets pdf. Complete the sentences with the past progressive of the verbs in brackets. We were playing volleyball with mary when you called me. Formal and informal english politeness or colloquial language future continuous tense. Identifying whether a sentence is in the present simple or past simple tense worksheet.
I was sitting in maxis cafe and watching the people there. Heres another exercise to practise the verb tenses. Tenses printable pdf worksheets for english language learners intermediate level b1 english practice downloadable. Christine was eating dinner last night when you knocked on the door. I to eat was eating cornflakes while dad to read was reading the newspaper. This past simple or past progressive lesson plan is suitable for 4th 5th grade. He was walking through the city park when he saw a fire. English esl past progressive worksheets most downloaded. Past simple vs past continuous worksheet 1 grammarbank. Fill in the blanks with a correct form, the past simple or the past continuous. At and at that moment refer to a specific point of time in the past.
In the case of questions, use the indicated subject. We talked about her birthday and she invited me to her party. Finally, click here to download this exercise in pdf with answers. Complete the following sentences using the correct form of the past progressive tense of the verbs provided. Find the verbs in the past simple and write them in the boxes. Put the verbs into the correct tense simple past or past progressive. Past progressive story 3, page 1 past progressive story 3. This twopage worksheet has lots of practice of the past continuous progressive. Learners will be able to use past simple and past progressive tenses with optimal precision to describe what they were doing at a specific point in time in the past. Singular plural 1st person i was walking we were walking 2nd person you were walking you were walking 3rd person he, she, it was walking they were walking. Present simple, present continuous, past simple, past continuous and present perfect simple 2 complete the sentences.
Identifying whether a sentence is in the past simple or past progressive continuous powerpoint quiz year 6 grammar revision guide and quick quiz tenses powerpoint the verb to be present tense worksheet. The past progressive tense is used to indicate a time period of the past in which an action was being done. Past simple and past continuous interactive worksheet. Year 6 grammar revision guide and quick quiz tenses powerpoint. Choose the correct tense simple past or past progressive. There is a conversation, grammar exercises, and plenty of speaking practice. Past simple or past continuous worksheet 2 grammarbank.
Notebook and worksheets on using the progressive past tense. We can use the past simple to talk about things we did in the. Past perfect worksheets for esl learners thoughtco. Past simple past continuous past perfect simple answers a 1. While tom play the piano, his mother do the washingup. We can use the past simple to talk about things we did in. Worksheet 2 past simple and past continuous 1 complete the sentences with the correct past simple or past continuous form of the verbs in brackets. In order to form a sentence of the past progressive tense, you use the following formula. Present simple, present continuous, past simple, past. Simple past vs past continuous exercises learn english. This is a free intermediate english grammar quiz and esl worksheet.
Some of the worksheets displayed are past simple present perfect simple, past simple present perfect, work 1, present perfect or past simple 2, complex test simple past or present perfect, past simple continuous and perfect exercises, past simple or present perfect work 2. Future perfect simple and continuous progressive tense. Name date the progressive form of a verb includes a form of the verb be the continuing part and a verb that ends in ing the action part. Sentences for core and extension to convert from past to present and vice versa. When i was young, i watched lots of television every day after school. We watching tv they swimming was 2 write questions.
Past simple and continuous the past simple is used. Tell whether each one states the past, present, or future tense. An intermediate grammar worksheet from anna grammarz 2. Past simple or past progressive lesson plan for 4th 5th. Past progressive story 3 past continuous by really learn english visit the past progressive continuous section for more resources what was he doing. Differentiated past and progressive tense in action. Present simple, present continuous, past simpleenglish. Students complete an online grammar quiz for past progressive form or past progressive. This is a worksheet to practice past simple and past progressive using the connectors when and while.1345 31 427 489 1061 521 171 235 1389 1191 265 774 1395 548 1256 165 1518 149 1227 873 517 1234 1482 455 663 70 150 1021 927 1354 754 908 1138 257 454 39 314 784 817 1436 1348 1395