3.6.3: Year 3 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

Hello students! Congratulations on completing Years 1 and 2 of American English. Now that you are better prepared and that your American English is stronger, during years 3, 4, and 5 of your American English studies with Maestro Sersea, you will receive a different English grammar lesson each week.

Each week we will focus on an English Grammar topic you can review. This week we focus on English Past Continuous Tense. Here’s a link to where you can learn more about the Past Continuous Tense: https://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verb-tenses_past-continuous.htm

Here’s a video that introduces the Past Continuous Tense:

You are encouraged to do your best to learn from each English grammar lesson as well as do further research via the Google search engine below if you need to learn more about each grammar topic.  Type the topic you’re searching for in the “Enhanced by Google” box below so you can search for more information.

2 thoughts on “3.6.3: Year 3 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

  1. Lesson 3.6.3 Year 3
    Grammar topic is ” Past Continuus Tens”.
    as i understand that the past continues tense shows a continuous action that began in the past. The past continuous tens is also known as the past progressive tense. it is the past tense version of present continuous, which also describes ongoing actions. the present and past continuous tenses are very similar. but the past continuous uses was and were, the past tense of to be. following the formula of past continuous tense….
    {Was / Were} + Present Participle … for example.
    While I was cooking, the children were doing their homework.
    I was emailing, when the doorbell rang.
    I watched the movie when my daughter was sleeping.

  2. Dear teacher,
    Lesson 3.6.3 Year 3
    Grammar topic is ” Past Continuous Tens”.
    Past continuous tense is used to say what were happening in the middle of doing at a particular time in the past.
    1- Positive form
    S + Auxi. V + main V(ing) + obj.
    Ex: He was watching TV at 8 PM last night.
    2- Negative form
    S + Auxi. V + not + main V(ing) + obj.
    Ex: We were not playing football at 9AM yesterday morning.
    3- Question form
    Was/were + S + main V(ing) + obj?
    What were you doing when John arrived?
    I did quiz and got 100 scores.
    Thank you.

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