Past continuous - tutto inglese - Imparare l'inglese gratis on line

tuttoinglese.it
Vai ai contenuti

Past continuous

Grammatica > Verbi > Il Passato

Past Continous

Forma Affermativa

Forma Negativa
Forma Interrogativa


Intera

Contratta

   
I was playing

I was not playing

I wasn't playing

Was I playing?

You were playing

You were not playing

You weren't playing

Were you playing?

He was playing

He was not playing

He wasn't playing

Was he playing?

She was playing

She was not playing

She wasn't playing

Was she playing?

It was playing

It was not playing

It wasn't playing

Was it playing?

We were playing

We were not playing

We weren't playing

Were we playing?

You were playing

You were not playing

You weren't playing

Were you playing?

They were playing

They were not playing

They weren't playing

Were they playing?

Forma Interrogativa-Negativa

Risposte brevi - Short answers
Wasn't I playing?
Yes, I was
No, I was not/wasn't

Weren't you playing?

Yes, you were
No, you were not/weren't

Wasn't he playing?

Yes, he was
No, he was not/wasn't

Wasn't she playing?

Yes, she was
No, she was not/wasn't

Wasn't it playing?

Yes, it was
No, it was not/wasn't

Weren't we playing?

Yes, we were
No, we were not/weren't

Weren't you playing?

Yes, you were
No, you were not/weren't

Weren't they playing?

Yes, they were
No, they were not/weren't

Uso

Si usa il past continuous (passato progressivo) per parlare di un'azione, o situazione, che era in corso in un momento particolare del passato.
At 7 I was playng football with my friends

Si usa il past Simple (walked) per descrivere un'azione completamente finita. Si usa il past continuous (was writing) per descrivere un'azione in corso nel passato.
When I came home , Mary was coking and Peter was reading.

Descrivere più azioni che si svolgevano contemporaneamente.

While I was playing with Fred, John was studying.


Si possono usare when o while prima del past continuous.
I saw Julia when she was driving her mum's car
I saw Julia while she was driving her mum's car

Si usa solo when (non while) prima del past Simple
When I saw Julia she was driving her mum's car

© Copyright 2009-2018
Torna ai contenuti