You know it by different names: past continuous or past progressive. In the end, it is one of the most important and used tenses in English. For this reason and in order to improve your verbal and written expression when using it, here you can find when you should use it, the affirmative, negative and interrogative structures, as well as examples.

The past continuous is used for actions that were happening at a specific time in the past. Like the present continuous, it is formed with the auxiliary verb “to be” and the verb+ing.

Past Continuous Exercises PDF