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17 Soal (Essay) Past Continuous Tense Beserta Jawaban

Kumpulan Soal (Esai/Uraian) Materi Past Continuous Tense

1. Apa yang dimaksud dengan passive voice?

2. Tuliskan rumus past continuous tense active voice dan passive voice!

3. Tuliskan fungsi dan contoh kalimat past continuous tense yang menunjukkan keterangan waktu!

4. Tuliskan fungsi dan contoh kalimat past continuous tense yang menunjukkan aksi berdurasi pendek !

5. Tuliskan fungsi dan contoh kalimat past continuous tense yang digunakan untuk membicarakan sesuatu yang terjadi berulang-ulang !

6. Tuliskan fungsi dan contoh kalimat past continuous tense yang menunjukkan perubahan (change) atau perkembangan (growth) !

7. What is past continuous tense and examples?

8. How do you explain past continuous?

9. When use past continuous tense?

10. What is the past continuous tense of come?

11. Can we use when with past continuous?

12. Jelaskan yang dimaksud dengan present participle!

13. What are the three main uses of the past continuous tense?

14. What is the past continuous tense of go?

15. Apa pengertian dari past continuous?

16. Apa yang dimaksud dengan active voice?

17. Tuliskan rumus past continuous tense!

Jawaban:

1. Passive voice merupakan bentuk kalimat yang menyatakan jika subyek akan menjadi obyek yang dikenai kata kerja

2. Berikut rumus dari 2 bentuk kalimat past continuous tense untuk active voice dan passive voice.
Active Voice
Subyek + Be (was/were) + present participle + direct object
Passive Voice
Subyek (direct object) + Be (was/were) + being + past participle (verb 3) + by + agent

3. Past continuous tense untuk mengindikasikan suatu aksi yang terjadi selama momen tertentu di masa lampau. Time expression (keterangan waktu) yang dapat digunakan antara lain:
at this time yesterday (pada jam ini kemarin, at this time last night (pada jam ini semalam)
at 5 am this morning (pada pukul 5 pagi ini)
all day yesterday (sepanjang hari kemarin)
in February (di bulan Februari)
Contoh Kalimat Past Continuous Tense
1. I was shopping at this time yesterday.
(Saya sedang belanja pada jam ini kemarin.)
2. What was she doing at 5 am this morning?
(Apa yang sedang dia lakukan jam 5 pagi ini?)
3. They were roasting corn at this time last night.
(Mereka sedang membakar jagung pada jam ini kemarin malam.)
4. I was doing physically exercises all day yesterday.
(Saya sedang melakukan latihan-latihan fisik sepanjang hari kemarin.)
5. In February she was working as a waitress in a well-known restaurant.
(Di bulan Februari dia bekerja sebagai pelayan di sebuah restoran terkenal.)

4. Tense ini untuk menunjukkan bahwa ada aksi berdurasi pendek (simple past tense) yang terjadi ketika suatu aksi berdurasi panjang (past continuous tense) sedang berlangsung. Subordinate conjunction while dan when dapat digunakan dengan formulasi sebagai berikut.
simple past tense + while + past continuous tense

while he was sleeping (ketika dia sedang tidur)
while they were partying (ketika mereka sedang berpesta)
while I was reading a book (ketika saya sedang membaca buku)
past continuous tense + when + simple past tense
when I got home (ketika saya tiba di rumah)
when he opened the door (ketika dia membuka pintu)
when you called her (ketika kamu meneleponnya)

Contoh Kalimat Past Continuous Tense
1. The door was knocked while I was reading a book.
(Pintu diketuk ketika saya sedang membaca buku.)
2. My mother was cleaning the carpet when I got home.
(Ibu saya sedang membersihkan karpet ketika saya tiba di rumah.)
3. She was sleeping when you called her.
(Dia sedang tidur ketika kamu meneleponnya.)

5. Past continuous tense digunakan untuk membicarakan sesuatu yang terjadi berulang-ulang. Interval kejadiannya acak namun sesungguhnya merupakan kebiasaan alami. Tense ini terkadang digunakan untuk mengkritik suatu aksi.
Contoh Kalimat Past Continuous Tense
1. I was repeatedly checking things.
(Saya dulu berulang kali memeriksa sesuatu.)
2. The girl was always yelling out loud.
(Anak itu selalu menjerit keras-keras.)
3. My neighbor was always chasing stray cats off with his broom.
(Tetangga saya selalu mengusir kucing-kucing liar dengan sapunya.)

6. Past continuous tense digunakan dengan verb yang menunjukkan perubahan (change) atau perkembangan (growth), seperti:
grow (up)
improve
go
change

Contoh Kalimat Past Continuous Tense
1. His hair was going so thin.
(Rambutnya menjadi sangat tipis.)
2. My life was changing rapidly.
(Hidup saya berubah dengan cepat.)

7. The past continuous is formed from the past tense of "to be" with the base of the main verb plus the ending "-ing" form of the verb. ... The past continuous tense is "was watching." Another example of this tense is: We were playing football when he sprained his wrist last week. The past continuous tense is "were playing

8. The past continuous describes actions or events in a time before now, which began in the past and were still going on when another event occurred.

9. Some clauses begin with the word "when" such as "when she called" or "when it bit me." Other clauses begin with "while" such as "while she was sleeping" and "while he was surfing." When you talk about things in the past, "when" is most often followed by the Past Simple verb tense, "while" is usually followed by the

10. make verb forms
Infinitive:
come

Present Participle:
coming

Past Participle:
come or comen

11. Some clauses begin with the word "when" such as "when she called" or "when it bit me." Other clauses begin with "while" such as "while she was sleeping" and "while he was surfing." When you talk about things in the past, "when" is most often followed by the verb tense simple past, whereas "while" is usually followed by past continuous. "While" expresses the idea of "during that time." Study the examples below. They have similar meanings, but they emphasize different parts of the sentence.

12. Hal yang dimaksud dengan present participle ialah bentuk kata kerja yang bisa digunakan dalam bentuk kalimat continuous tenses yang akan dipakai untuk menunjukkan kegiatan yang sedang dilakukan oleh subyek. Kata kerja ini biasanya akan diakhiri dengan tambahan “ing”.

13. Using the Past Continuous
An action in the past which overlaps another action or a time. ...
In the same way, we can use the past continuous for the background of a story. ...
Temporary habits or habits that happen more often than we expect in the past. ...
To emphasise that something lasted for a while.

14. Definition of Past Continuous Tense
Past Continuous Tense represents an on-going action of the past. It uses was/were and "ing" is added with the verb.

15. Pengertian dari past continuous adalah suatu bentuk kalimat yang memberi penjelasan berkaitan dengan kejadian peristiwa untuk rentan waktu tertentu yang sudah terjadi di masa lampau. Dalam pengertian berapa lama waktu ini berlalu, itu tidak menjadi masalah sehingga tidak terlalu sering diucapkan. Contohnya, saya sedang melakukan aktivitas B kemarin.

16. Hal yang dimaksud dengan active voice adalah kalimat yang menyatakan jika subyeknya sebagai pelaku untuk kata kerjanya.

17. Untuk membuat kalimat bentuk lampau akan dibagi menjadi 3 jenis, dimana sesuai dengan macam kalimat positif, negatif, serta kalimat tanya.

Kalimat Positif
Subyek + Be (was/were) + [verb 1 + ing] (present participle)

Kalimat Negatif
Subyek + Be (was/were) + not [verb 1 + ing] (present participle)

Kalimat Tanya
Be (was/were) + subyek + [verb 1 + ing] (present participle)?