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Preterite vs. Imperfect

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Megan Weiss

on 23 February 2011

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Transcript of Preterite vs. Imperfect

Repaso el pretérito completed action in the past started and ended -AR Verb Endings -ER Verb Endings -IR Verb Endings é
aste
ó amos

aron í
iste
ió imos

ieron í
iste
ió imos

ieron Irregular Preterite Verbs ir/ser
dar
ver
hacer fui
di
vi
hice estar
tener
andar estuve
tuve
anduve decir
traer
conducir dije
traje
conduje poner
poder
querer
saber
venir puse
pude
quise
supe
vine car
gar
zar qué
gué
cé "y" verbs:
creer, leer,
oír, caer Stem Changers:
sentir, preferir, mentir Repaso el imperfecto uncompleted past actions no definite beginning or end -AR Verb Endings -ER Verb Endings -IR Verb Endings aba
abas
aba ábamos

aban ía
ías
ía íamos

ían ía
ías
ía íamos

ían Irregular Imperfect Verbs ver
ser
ir veía
era
iba continous or repeated Preterite vs. Imperfect Both tenses are used to talk about something that happened (preterite) while something else was going on. (imperfect) Nos enamoramos. Éramos jóvenes. We fell in love. We were young. Nos enamoramos cuando éramos jóvenes. We fell in love when we were young. Preterite vs. Imperfect Preterite indicates the main action, while the imperfect is the background information Yo hacía la tarea cuando mi madre llamó. I was doing the homework when my mom called. Caminaba por la calle y me caí. I was walking in the street and I fell. Key Indicators Preterite Imperfect ayer
anoche
anteayer
de repente
cuando
el/la __ pasado/a
una vez
en seguida
siempre
como niño/a
todos los días
los domingos
generalmente
frecuentamente
de vez en cuando
muchas veces
time "used to do/ was doing" "did" something
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