Controlled grammar writing practice
Students work individually
Are your students vexed by the past continuous? Do they struggle when to use it, if at all? This comprehensive writing sheet offers students good contextual practice of when to use the past simple as a main event, and the past continuous as background.
Controlled grammar speaking practice
Students work in pairs
This is likely to be the first time your students have come across the past continuous. So make your grammar presentation count with this great split speaking task where students get to recap their knowledge of the time, along with practising this new grammar.