PAST CONTINUOUS AFFIRMATIVE : ( Subject + was / were + ...ing) I was eating Yo estaba comiendo You were eating Tú estabas comiendo He was eating Él estaba comiendo She was eating Ella estaba comiendo It was eating Él /ella estaba comiendo We were eating Nosotros,-as estábamos comiendo You were eating Vosotros, -as estabais comiendo They were eating Ellos, -as estaban comiendo NEGATIVE : (Subject + was not / wasn't + ...ing) LONG FORM SHORT FORM I was not eating I wasn't eating You were not eating You weren't eating He was not eating He wasn't eating She was not eating She wasn't eating It was not eating It wasn't eating We were not eating We weren't eating You were not eating You weren't eating They were not eating They weren't eating INTERROGATIVE : (Was / were + subject + ...ing?) Was I eating? Were you eating? Was he eating? Was she eating? Was it eating? Were we eating? Were you eating? Were they eating? Uses: *To describe an activity in progress at a specific time in the past Yesterday I was having lunch at one o'clock *To give a description or to narrate a story in the past Last Saturday it was cold and it was raining. * To talk about two activities that happened at the same time in the past. I was studying while my mother was cleaning the house PRESENT CONTINUOUS AND PAST CONTINUOUS am / is / are + ...ing (present) was / were + ...-ing (past) * I'm working (now) * I was working at 10.30 last night * It isn't raining ( now) * It wasn't raining when you went out *What are you doing (now)? * What were you doing at three o'clock?