Quiz playing is a wonderful way to increase your knowledge of English as a Second Language. Remember that all of our ESL quizzes have titles that are both friendly and technical at the same time… In the case of this quiz you might like to tell your friends about “How Are We Doing?” but no doubt your teachers will talk about the “Continuous Tenses quiz”! If you hear a technical term and you want to find a quiz about the subject then just look through the list of quiz titles until you find what you need.
English has a range of continuous tenses, easily identified because they include the –ING form of the main verb (and usually, some form of 'be' in front of it). The past continuous corresponds to what you may know as the 'imperfect' (from Latin words meaning 'not-finished'), to say 'what was happening', e.g. what the weather was doing during an event in the past.
'How are we doing' with these tenses, i.e., how are you getting on? Let's find out!
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