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Understanding the difference between past simple and past continuous worksheet

 

Past simple/past continuous worksheets:

PAST CONTINUOUS AND PAST SIMPLE
PAST CONTINUOUS AND PAST SIMPLE
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-14
Downloads: 5165


Past simple - Past continuous
Past simple - Past continuous
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 3040


Past Continuous and Past Simple
Past Continuous and Past Simple
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-14
Downloads: 2545


**SPEAKING PROMPTS** | PAST simple/continuous practice |32 cards| FUN CONVERSATION ACTIVITY
**SPEAKING PROMPTS** | PAST simple/continuous practice |32 cards| FUN CONVERSATION ACTIVITY
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 2496


Reviewing Basic Grammar Points series (9) - Past Simple and Past Continuous (all forms)
Reviewing Basic Grammar Points series (9) - Past Simple and Past Continuous (all forms)
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 2061


Simple Past or Past Continuous?
Simple Past or Past Continuous?
Level: advanced
Age: 10-12
Downloads: 1601


PAST SIMPLE OR PAST CONTINUOUS? Grammar guide + reading, fill in the gaps, wh-questions.
PAST SIMPLE OR PAST CONTINUOUS? Grammar guide + reading, fill in the gaps, wh-questions.
Level: elementary
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 1513



"WHEN" OR "WHILE" (SIMPLE PAST TENSE-PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE)
Level: elementary
Age: 8-17
Downloads: 1520


FOUR TENSES- PRESENT SIMPLE- PRESENT CONTINUOUS-PAST SIMPLE- PAST CONTINUOUS (KEY+B&W VERSION INCLUDED)
FOUR TENSES- PRESENT SIMPLE- PRESENT CONTINUOUS-PAST SIMPLE- PAST CONTINUOUS (KEY+B&W VERSION INCLUDED)
Level: elementary
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 1238


PAST SIMPLE OR PAST CONTINUOUS
PAST SIMPLE OR PAST CONTINUOUS
Level: elementary
Age: 12-14
Downloads: 1093


Past simple - Past continuous: while & when
Past simple - Past continuous: while & when
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 1019


Simple past vs past continuous
Simple past vs past continuous
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 954


Past continuous or past simple exercises (BW+the key)
Past continuous or past simple exercises (BW+the key)
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-14
Downloads: 989


Fairy Tales/ Stories (18) - Alice in Wonderland - Past Simple and Continuous
Fairy Tales/ Stories (18) - Alice in Wonderland - Past Simple and Continuous
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-14
Downloads: 960


Past Continuous vs. Past Simple
Past Continuous vs. Past Simple
Level: elementary
Age: 12-14
Downloads: 920


Past Simple or Past Continuous?  - Grammar Quiz series (5)
Past Simple or Past Continuous? - Grammar Quiz series (5)
Level: elementary
Age: 9-12
Downloads: 842


Simple Past or Past Continuous?  -  Inductive Approach
Simple Past or Past Continuous? - Inductive Approach
Level: elementary
Age: 11-12
Downloads: 794


Past Tense Review (past simple and past continuous)
Past Tense Review (past simple and past continuous)
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 869


PAST SIMPLE AND PAST CONTINUOUS
PAST SIMPLE AND PAST CONTINUOUS
Level: elementary
Age: 12-14
Downloads: 706


Past Simple or Past Continuous(+Key)
Past Simple or Past Continuous(+Key)
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-14
Downloads: 657


 

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Understanding the difference between past simple and past continuous Understanding the difference between past simple and past continuous

My students were having trouble understanding how these tenses work in combination, so I made up this worksheet to give them some extra practice. The first page is explanation, and the 2nd page asks them to think about the order that the actions happened in based on the structures used.

 Level:intermediate
 Age: 10-17
 Downloads:13

Copyright 11/9/2011  Louise Ward
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