The following ESL resources are available for Past continuous:
Mrs Jones's catGoes with pic story formerly in Headway Intermediate.
(Past simple and past continuous only.)
General English course books (adults)
Lindsay Clandfield Rebecca Robb Benne
Unit 4 Adrenalin Pages 36 - 38(1) 'Have you ever..?' questions
(2) Listening: 'Have you ever + short anecdote.
(3) Gap fill.
(4) Reference notes p 38.
Sarah Cunningham Peter Moore
Module 10 Take care Pages 92 - 93Listening about a man with a lot of lucky escapes
Speaking: describing car accidents
Peter Moore Sarah Cunningham
Module 3 Adventures and mishap Page 37 Language focus Pictures with multiple-choice captions / speech bubbles. Analysis of examples.
Follow up multiple-choice exercise.
Listening - students guess the questions and then ask partner
Photocopiable resource books
8 - Alien Page 8 Witnesses role play. Each S is a witness to an alien visitation. Task is to put info together to find out what happened.
Memory 3 page 17 Pages 17 - 52Large classroom pic. Memorize and answer true / false questions. 'Was there anybody doing a test?'
Can be adapted for more straightforward past simple questions.
'How many people were reading?' etc.
Grammar books with exercises
Mark Nettle Diana Hopkins
General English adult course resource packs
31b A dream Page 32 Students write a dream using picture prompts
32 Strange things happen Page 32 Students order 14 sentences to tell the story of a spooky experience while driving at night.