The Past Tenses - Past Continuous - Structure and Usages


This video is part of our series on the past tenses in English. In this video, we take a look at the past continuous tense and how it is formed and used. This tense is used to indicate that a certain action was in progress at a particular time in the past.

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I've never learned about what a good teacher is and their various jobs. I was always in the position of \"learner\" and learning about what a good teacher is quiet interesting and makes me more excited as I step my first step of becoming a teacher. This lesson makes me think about what kind of teacher I should be and also what kind of students I want to teach in the future.Unit 14 was about course books and lesson materials. A teacher can either use a coursebook or they can create materials. There are two types of materials that can be created, authentic and created materials. Authentic materials are things that the native speaker would encounter in their home country. The created materials are things like crossword puzzles and word searches.