Past continuous games, worksheets, stories and songs

About 37 Past Progressive pdfs and other teaching ideas for was/ were + verb+ing. If you find anything useful here and want more, please support TEFLtastic.

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Narrative tenses main page (for worksheets mixing Past Continuous with Past Simple and/or Past Perfect)

Teaching Past Continuous articles

15 fun Past Continuous activities (with game ideas)

Teaching continuous tenses (more theoretical article including how to show the similarities between Past Continuous and other continuous tenses)

Teaching Past Continuous blog posts

A nice personalised activity for Past Continuous (finding a time when you were doing something more unpleasant than your partner)

The accusations game

Photocopiable Past Continuous classroom activities

Good and taboo Past Continuous questions

What were people doing? Past Continuous trivia quiz

Was were past times warmer cooler guessing game

Past continuous bluffing card game

Past continuous games and remembering/ forgetting

Vocabulary revision Past Continuous accusations game

Advanced Past Continuous accusations game

Business Past Continuous accusations

Business Past Continuous personality accusations game

Feelings Past Continuous guessing

Bad habits Past Continuous (including the much rarer meaning of Past Continuous for complaints)

Creativity at work Past Continuous accusations game

EAP/ Studying abroad Past Continuous accusations

Past Continuous and Used to bluff

Past Continuous memory game

Travel English Past Continuous mimes

Past Continuous stories

Suddenly by Colin McNaughton (link to read through on YouTube) – LINK FIXED

Past Continuous songs

Jealous Guy by John Lennon (lyrics and official video on YouTube) – LINK UPDATED

Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen (lyrics)

Updated 28 September 2022

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