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18A VERB TO BE (PAST) To be – ser, estar

I You He She It We You They

Present am are is is is are are are

Past was were was was was were were were

Resumindo: Was > I, he, she, it Were > we, you, they Ele era um bom aluno He was a good student Eles estavam aqui They were here ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ © Proibida a reprodução parcial ou total deste material. Todos os direitos reservados ao Dynamic Empreendimentos Educacionais Ltda.


18A Ela estava muito cansada She was very tired Compare: Eu fui uma boa pessoa (verbo ser) I was a good person Eu fui de carro (verbo ir) I went by car Interrogativas e negativas Was + not = wasn’t Were + not = weren’t They were very competent Were they very competent? They weren’t very competent Outros exemplos: Eles não estavam com ela They weren’t with her ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ © Proibida a reprodução parcial ou total deste material. Todos os direitos reservados ao Dynamic Empreendimentos Educacionais Ltda.


18A Ele estava feliz com ela? Was he happy with her? PAST CONTINUOUS To be (past) + gerúndio Ela estava dormindo She was sleeping Onde eles estavam assistindo o filme? Where were they watching the movie? Por que ela estava trabalhando no domingo? Why was she working on Sunday? Short answers Was he your friend? Yes, he was./No, he wasn’t.

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18A Simultaneous situations He arrived here (tempo simples) He was arriving here (tempo contínuo) When – quando (para tempos simples) While – enquanto (para tempos contínuos) Quando ele chegou ela estava assistindo TV When he arrived she was watching TV Enquanto ela estava assistindo TV ele chegou While she was watching TV he arrived Outro exemplo: Quando eles dormiram Susan estava acordando When they slept Susan was waking up Enquanto Susan estava acordando eles dormiram While Susan was waking up they slept

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18A *** Today’s Verbs *** To move/moved – mover, mudar-se Eu movi as caixas I moved the boxes Eu me mudei pra São Paulo I moved to São Paulo To finish/finished – terminar O professor estava terminando a aula The teacher was finishing the class To work/worked – trabalhar Ela não estava trabalhando quando ele veio She wasn’t working when he came

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Class 18A  

Verb TO BE (past) Past continuous Simultaneous situations