English Grammar: Pengertian, Rumus, Contoh Kalimat dan Soal Latihan Past Continuous Tense Terlengkap

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English Grammar: Pengertian, Rumus, Contoh Kalimat dan Soal Latihan Past Continuous Tense Terlengkap

– Sebelumnya KBI telah memberikan penjelasan singkat tentang 16 tenses dalam bahasa inggris dan simple past tense. Pada kesempatan ini KBI akan membahas materi tentang salah satu tenses dalam bahasa inggis  yaitu Past Continuous Tense atau juga disebut Past Progressive.

Past Continuous Tense

Pengertian Past Continuous Tense

Past Continuous Tense atau Past Progressive didefinisikan sebagai berikut:

“The PAST PROGRESSIVE expresses an activity that was in progress, at a point of time in the past or at the time of another action.”

Past Progressive mengungkapkan suatu kegiatan yang sedang berlangsung , pada titik waktu di masa lalu atau pada saat tindakan lain.

Past Continuous sama seperti Present Continuous namun bedanya Past Continuous terjadi di masa lalu. Simak contoh Past Continuous berikut ini:

I was working at the office lastnight.

Untuk menunjukan suatu kejadian atau tindakan yang terjadi ketika suatu kejadian sedang berlangsung. Dalam hal ini subordinate conjunction “when” dan “while” digunakan. contohnya sebagai berikut:

I was eating dinner when you knocked the door.
He was sleeping when the phone rang.

Agar lebih mudah memahaminya berikut KBI berikan rumus dan contoh kalimat Past Continuous Tense.

 

Rumus dan Contoh Kalimat Past Continuos Tense

 RumusContoh Kalimat
Statement (+)Subject (I-She-He-It) + was + V-ing
Subject (You-They-We) + were + V-ing
(I-She-He-It) was working
(You-They-We) were working
Negative (-)Subject (I-She-He-It) + was not + V-ing
Subject (You-They-We) + were not + V-ing
(I-She-He-It) was not working
(You-They-We) were not working
Question (?)Was + Subject (I-She-He-It) + V-ing ?
Were +Subject (You-They-We) + V-ing ?
Was (I-She-He-It) working?
Were (You-They-We) working?
Short AnswerYes, Subject (I-She-He-It) + was
No, Subject (I-She-He-It) + was not

Yes, Subject (You-They-We) + were
No, Subject (You-They-We) + were not
Yes, (I-She-He-It) was
No, (I-She-He-It) wasn't

Yes,(You-They-We) were
No, (You-They-We) weren't

 

Contoh Kalimat Past Continuous Tense

  • I was eating dinner when you knocked the door.
  • He was sleeping when the phone rang.
  • I was studying English lastnight.
  • She was cooking fried rice at 7 a.m this morning.
  • Mr. Jon was writing a letter for you yesterday.
  • Was Miss Yuli watching movie lastweek?
  • Were we speaking English 2 days ago?
  • You were not finishing homework when she called her mother.
  • While They were playing football, He came.
  • She was shopping when I got the gift.

Contoh Soal Latihan Past Continuous Tense

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