Form

affirmative/negative/interrogative sentences

was/were + present participle (she was drinking tea)

was not/wasn’t/were not/weren’t + present participle (she wasn’t drinking tea)

was I/he/she/it + present participle? were you/we/they + tegenwoordig deelwoord? (was she drinking tea?)

Exercises

Past Continuous or Past Progressive (I was going) (elementary)

  • exercise 1: choose the correct verb form
  • exercise 2: fill in the correct verb form
  • exercise 3: choose the correct verb form
  • exercise 4: fill in the correct positive or negative verb form
  • exercise 5: various exercises for practising the form
  • exercise 6: fill in the correct verb form in interrogative sentences
  • exercise 7: various exercises for practising the form
  • exercise 8: fill in the correct verb form of the continuous in affirmative sentences
  • exercise 9: fill in the correct verb form in negative sentences
  • exercise 10: various exercises for practising the form

Useful pages

  • exercises for practising was /were
  • exercises for practising the Present Continuous or Present Progressive (I am going)
  • exercises for practising the Simple Past (I went) and Past Continuous (I was going)