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  1. Yourjones
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    Jack is/was climbing up the beanstalk

    Hello,

    I found most stories are told in the simple past tense. But when I am reading a book to my daughter, pointing at Jack on one of the pages in the book, should I say "Look, Jack is/was climbing up the beanstalk"?

    Thanks.

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    Re: Jack is/was climbing up the beanstalk

    If you are looking at the picture with her, I would use "is".

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