The Past Perfect Continuous

Here's how to make the past perfect continuous. It's 'had' + been (the past participle of 'be')+ verb-ing

Firstly, let's look at the positive form:

The short form is: 'd been verb-ing. Be careful, because the short form for 'would' is also 'd. However, 'would' is always followed by the infinitive, but 'had' is followed by the past participle.

Here's an exercise about the past perfect continuous positive form.

Next, the negative form:

Here's an exercise about the negative

It's pretty easy to make the question too.

'Yes / no' questions:

'Wh' questions:

Here's an exercise about the question form

If you want to learn more about the tenses, especially about how to use them when you're speaking, you could try my video course, Terrific Tenses, which is part of Perfect English Grammar Plus.