What happened at 10:45 on April 1912?. The Titanic sank. At 10:45 on 14th April 1912, the Titanic sank. What were these people doing when the ship sank?. They were playing table tennis She was having a bath He was sleeping He was cleaning his teeth They were playing music
One day, Pepito decided to call some of his friends. He wanted to see the film “Titanic”.
The teacher was explaining(past continuous) while the students were paying(past conitnuous) attention.
2. One action is in progress and is interrupted by another
The teacher was explaining(past continuous) when a student asked(simple past)her a question.
1st action (past continuous) + WHEN + 2nd action (simple past)
Carol was cookingwhen her husband arrived.
1st action (past continuous) + WHILE + 2nd action (past continuous)
The children were playingwhile their mothers were chating.
+ WAS/WERE + VERBing + complement
+ wasn´t/weren´t + VERBing+ complement
Was/ Were + + VERBing+ complement?