It was a dark evening. Max Butler was walking down a dark, narrow street. The wind was blowing and it was raining. Suddenly, Max heard a noise behind him. He stopped and turned round.
We use Past Continuous to talk about situations in progress at a time in the past. We often use Past Continuous in stories.
8.30, running, singing
⇒ At half past eight that morning I was running to school. The birds were singing.
We form Past Continuous like this:
|I/he/she/it was running |
we/you/they were running
⇒ Pete was working.
James and Anna were talking.
|I/he/she/it wasn’t running |
we/you/they weren’t running
⇒ I wasn’t crying.
You weren’t looking.
|Was I/he/she/it running? |
Were we/you/they running?
Yes, we were. No, they weren’t.
⇒ Was the sun shining? Yes, it was.
Were Bella and Henry eating? No, they weren’t.
Describe a character
Choose a character from the story and describe him or her
— who was the character
— describe the appearance
— describe the personality
— what he did in the story
— your opinion about the character
|1. businessman||6. murder||11. serious||16. young|
|2. ghost||7. laugh||12. miserable||17. innocent|
|3. servant||8. terrify||13. pleased||18. skeptic|
|4. twin||9. be scared||14. afraid||19. feel sorry for|
|5. castle||10. leave alone||15. nervous||20. play a trick on|