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If You Can Do This Mixed Tenses Quiz, You’re Pretty Good

Think you’re pretty good with tenses? I thought I had mastered them, yet when I tried to do this quiz, I made two mistakes! And I wrote it myself… 😦 Oh, well, that shows you, doesn’t it?   So just a little warning, this exercise is for advanced students of English. If tenses sound like… Continue reading If You Can Do This Mixed Tenses Quiz, You’re Pretty Good

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English tenses · ESL grammar · Grammar · tenses · Verb

We were drinking coffee when the phone rang: Past Progressive – How and When to Use it

How to make the Past Progressive To make the past progressive you use “was” or “were” + a verb with –ing. Examples: was drinking were playing   When to use: 1 Past progressive is used to tell at what time something happened. Examples: At 9 o’clock Mary was having breakfast. Albrecht was playing badminton between… Continue reading We were drinking coffee when the phone rang: Past Progressive – How and When to Use it

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