Spanish Speaking and Coursework - Imperfect and Preterite Tense

Imperfect and preterite tense

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The Imperfect Tense

Imperfect Tense

The imperfect is used for actions that were repeated habitually.

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The Preterite tense

Preterite Tense

The Preterite tense is used: refer to actions that occurred at a fixed point in time, it is also used to refer to actions in the past that were performed a specific number of times, used to refer to actions that occurred during a specific enclosed period of time, used for actions that are part of a chain of events,  also used for sudden changes of mood, feelings or opinions.

hablarcomervivir hablé comí viví hablaste comiste viviste habló comió vivió hablamos comimos vivimos hablasteis comisteis vivisteis hablaron comieron

vivieron

Irregulars in the Preterite Tense

dar: to give di diste dio dimos disteis dieron ir: to go fui fuiste fue fuimos fuisteis fueron ser: to be fui fuiste fue fuimos fuisteis fueron

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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