MY DAY OUT

A Past Continuous Verb Tense Example

 

“On Saturday I WAS SLEEPING when my dreams were disturbed.

The morning sun WAS SHINING across my bed...

 

...and woke me just as the alarm clock WAS RINGING.

 


Over breakfast I checked my computer to see what WAS HAPPENING during the day.

I saw that the movie ‘Despicable Me 2’ WAS SHOWING in 3D...

 

...at the IMAX cinema in Greenwich.

 

It WAS STARTING at 3pm.


I looked on the TFL website to check what time the trains WERE RUNNING and booked my ticket.

 

At the cinema a lot of people WERE QUEUING for tickets at the box office...

...but I could walk past the queues as I WAS COLLECTING my ticket from one of the machines.

 

The cinema was almost full...

...everyone WAS WAITING for the movie to start.

Some people WERE EATING popcorn...

...others WERE LICKING ice creams,...

DRINKING colas, or TALKING on their phones.