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Past Progressive - Erklärung

Das past progressive wird auch past continuous genannt.

Bildung des Past Progressive

Wir bilden das past progressive mit was oder were und der ing-Form des Verbs.

Positive - Negative

I was working. - I wasn't (was not) working.

You were singing. - You weren't (were not) singing.

He was running. - He wasn't (was not) running.

She was laughing. - She wasn't (was not) laughing.

It was sleeping. - It wasn't (was not) sleeping.

We were enjoying. - We weren't (were not) enjoying.

You were playing. - You weren't (were not) playing.

They were reading. - They weren't (were not) reading.

 

Signalwörter: while (während), when (als)

 

Verwendung des Past Progressive

1. Das past progressive zeigt an, dass eine Handlung in der Vergangenheit längere Zeit angedauert hat.

Beispiel: What were they doing all the day yesterday?

2. Es wird für eine längere Handlung verwendet, die von einer kurzen Handlung unterbrochen wird. Die kurze Handlung steht in der past simple, die lange Handlung in der past progressive.

Beispiele:

When Tom was cooking, he burnt his hand.

They came home when she was studying for the test.

3. Zwei lange Handlungen, die zur gleichen Zeit in der Vergangenheit stattfinden. Für beide Handlungen wird die past progressive verwendet.

Beispiele:

While I was repairing my bike, she was watering the flowers.

He was watching TV while she was reading a book.

 

KEINE PROGRESSIVE FORM MIT DIESEN VERBEN


Übungen

Past Progressive Übungen

Past Progressive - Übung 1 - positive and negative Aussagesätze

Past Progressive - Übung 2 - positive and negative Aussagesätze

Past Progressive - Übung 3 - positive Sätze and Fragen

Past Progressive - Grammatiktest

Past Simple oder Past Progressive Übungen

Past Simple oder Past Progressive - Übung 1

Past Simple oder Past Progressive - Übung 2

Past Simple oder Past Progressive - Übung 3

Past Simple oder Past Progressive - Übung 4

Past Simple oder Past Progressive - Übung 5

Past Simple oder Past Progressive - Übung 6