Past Continuous Tense in Malay Exercises in Malay language

The Past Continuous Tense in Malay, known as "Sedang" or "Sedang + Verb," is a crucial aspect of mastering the Malay language. This tense is used to describe actions that were ongoing at a specific point in the past. Understanding and practicing the Past Continuous Tense will help you form more complex and accurate sentences, enhancing your fluency in Malay. The construction typically involves the auxiliary verb "sedang" followed by the root form of the verb. For instance, "Saya sedang makan" translates to "I was eating." In these exercises, you will practice forming sentences using the Past Continuous Tense in various contexts. You'll encounter different scenarios that require you to think critically about how to describe past ongoing actions correctly. Whether you are a beginner or looking to refine your skills, these exercises will provide ample opportunities to apply what you've learned and gain confidence in using the Past Continuous Tense in everyday conversation. Dive in and start transforming your understanding of this essential grammatical structure!

Exercise 1

<p>1. Dia *sedang membaca* buku di perpustakaan (verb for reading).</p> <p>2. Kami *sedang berjalan* di taman pada petang itu (verb for walking).</p> <p>3. Mereka *sedang menonton* wayang di pawagam (verb for watching).</p> <p>4. Saya *sedang memasak* makan malam di dapur (verb for cooking).</p> <p>5. Dia *sedang menulis* surat kepada kawannya (verb for writing).</p> <p>6. Kami *sedang berenang* di kolam renang (verb for swimming).</p> <p>7. Mereka *sedang bermain* bola di padang (verb for playing).</p> <p>8. Saya *sedang bercakap* di telefon dengan ibu saya (verb for talking).</p> <p>9. Dia *sedang tidur* di biliknya ketika itu (verb for sleeping).</p> <p>10. Mereka *sedang menari* di majlis perkahwinan (verb for dancing).</p>
 

Exercise 2

<p>1. Ali *sedang membaca* buku di dalam bilik (reading).</p> <p>2. Mereka *sedang bermain* bola sepak di padang (playing).</p> <p>3. Saya *sedang memasak* nasi di dapur (cooking).</p> <p>4. Kami *sedang menonton* televisyen di ruang tamu (watching).</p> <p>5. Dia *sedang menulis* surat di meja tulis (writing).</p> <p>6. Kakak *sedang menyanyi* lagu kegemarannya (singing).</p> <p>7. Mereka *sedang menari* di atas pentas (dancing).</p> <p>8. Bapa *sedang memandu* kereta ke pejabat (driving).</p> <p>9. Cikgu *sedang mengajar* di dalam kelas (teaching).</p> <p>10. Adik *sedang tidur* di dalam bilik (sleeping).</p>
 

Exercise 3

<p>1. Mereka *sedang bermain* bola di padang (verb for playing).</p> <p>2. Ibu *sedang memasak* makanan di dapur (verb for cooking).</p> <p>3. Adik *sedang menonton* televisyen di ruang tamu (verb for watching).</p> <p>4. Kami *sedang membaca* buku di perpustakaan (verb for reading).</p> <p>5. Bapa *sedang membaiki* kereta di garaj (verb for repairing).</p> <p>6. Dia *sedang menulis* surat kepada kawannya (verb for writing).</p> <p>7. Kucing *sedang tidur* di atas sofa (verb for sleeping).</p> <p>8. Pelajar *sedang belajar* matematik di dalam kelas (verb for studying).</p> <p>9. Guru *sedang mengajar* bahasa Inggeris kepada pelajar (verb for teaching).</p> <p>10. Kami *sedang mendengar* muzik di bilik (verb for listening).</p>
 

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