Simple Past Tense

The simple past tense is used to talk about finished actions in a finished period of time,  for example: Yesterday evening I took a photograph of the sunset. Last year I started learning English. [...]

Past Continuous Tense

In the past continuous tense, the action was ongoing till a certain time in the past.  Past continuous tense is one of the categories of past tense verbs. The present, the past and the future [...]