Past Progressive vs. Past Perf Prog. Usage
bischoff.st at gmail.com
Tue Apr 2 16:57:59 UTC 2013
Sorry all...I meant (2) as *perfect* not *perfective*.
On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 11:41 AM, s.t. bischoff <bischoff.st at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm wondering if anyone can direct me to an account of the different uses
> of the past progressive (1) and past perfective progressive (2).
> (1) In 1991, I was living in London.
> (2) In 1991, I had been living in London.
> In particular, I'm looking for a means of explaining the difference,in
> usage, to non-native speakers of English.
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