字幕表 動画を再生する 英語字幕をプリント What's the difference between the past continuous tents on the past? Perfect. Continuous tense. That's what Anne wants to know, and that's what we're doing on this. Learners questions. Hey, come here. You okay? Okay. Before we get started, now is a great time to tell you about the learner's questions. Playlist all of your favorite loners. Questions in one easy to access playlist. If you have a question about English, maybe the answer is already there. Just click the link and find out if you have a question about Lerner's questions, you can email us on learning dot English at BBC dot co dot UK. And don't forget immediately after this video was a full summary slide with all the information you need. Okay, so both these tenses take place in the past. Both are useful for narrative tenses, and both are continuous, so watch out for those state verbs. However, this is a very brief overview, and for more detailed information on each tense, individually go to our website BBC Learning english dot com. The past continuous is formed with was or were plus verb i n g. We use it alone to talk about a past action which was in progress at a past time. For example, what were you doing at eight last night at eight? I was watching TV. It's often used in combination with the past, simple in something that I like to call the interrupted past. This is when two actions happen together. Ah, longer action, which is usually the past continuous on a shorter action, which is usually the past simple. Most commonly, the shorter action interrupts the longer action. For example, I was sleeping peacefully when suddenly the phone rang. Hello to join these two tenses. We use words like when and while, for example, while I was showering, the phone rang. Hello, Theo. Okay, let's stop for a second so I can tell you to click that bell and subscribe to our YouTube channel so you can stay up to date with all of our latest content. It could be your learner's question that I'm answering and you need to know first. And of course, if you have a question for loners questions, you can email us on learning dot English at BBC dot co dot UK. And at the end of this video, there's a full summary slide so make sure you keep watching the past. Perfect. Continuous is formed with had plus Bean plus verb i n g. Like the past Perfect. It talks about an action that happened before. Another action in the past. However, it's also continuous, so that action was in progress. For example, I had been cooking suit for 20 minutes when the phone Hello. Sometimes we use the past perfect continuous to say that the result of one action relates to another like consequences. For example, I had been working all day, so I was very tired. And then the phone rang. Yet finally compare the two tenses. The sun was shining when I went out, but the ground was wet because it had bean raining. Thank you very much for your email, and I hope you found the answer. Interesting. If you have a question for learners questions, you can email us on learning dot English at BBC dot co dot UK. And don't forget immediately after this, there is a slide with a full summary of everything I've mentioned in this video. I'll see you next time I'm learning questions. Bye, guys. Hi, everyone. We hope you enjoyed that video on Thank you very much for watching. We have so many more. Just like it. So if you don't want to miss a single one, make sure to subscribe. I mean, we'll see you regularly hope to see you soon. Bye, guys.