Past tense conjugations

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Past tense conjugations
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spanish inma preterite imperfect
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variety of exercises for seeing the difference between preterite and imperfect tenses
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  1. "I called at 1:00."
    Llamé a la una.
  2. RULE - actions that occured at a fixed point in time.
    PRETERITE
  3. "I called you twice."
    Te llamé dos veces.
  4. RULE - referring to actions in the past that happened a specific number of times
    PRETERITE
  5. "He lived there for 5 years."
    El vivio alli por cinco anos.
  6. RULE - referring to actions that occured during a specific enclosed period of time
    PRETERITE
  7. "I bought a hat, sat down on a bench, and fell asleep"
    Compré un sombrero, me senté en un banco, me dormí.
  8. RULE - used for sudden changes or mood, feelings, or opinions
    PRETERITE
  9. "At that moment, I was not afraid."
    En ese momento, no tuve miedo.
  10. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "ayer"
    PRETERITE
  11. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "ayer por la manana"
    PRETERITE
  12. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "ayer por la tarde"
    PRETERITE
  13. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "antayer"
    PRETERITE
  14. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "anoche"
    PRETERITE
  15. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "desde el primer momento"
    PRETERITE
  16. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "despues"
    PRETERITE
  17. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "en ese momento"
    PRETERITE
  18. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "entonces"
    PRETERITE
  19. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "esta manana"
    PRETERITE
  20. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "hace dos dias"
    PRETERITE
  21. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "hace dos anos"
    PRETERITE
  22. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "la semana pasada"
    PRETERITE
  23. CONJUGATE - hablar in preterite
    • hablé
    • hablaste
    • habló
    • hablamos
    • hablasteis
    • hablaron
  24. CONJUGATE - "comer" in preterite
    • comí
    • comiste
    • comió
    • comimos
    • comisteis
    • comieron
  25. CONJUGATE - "vivir" in preterite
    • viví
    • viviste
    • vivió
    • vivimos
    • vivisteis
    • vivieron
  26. RULE - refer to actions in the past that occured repeatedly
    IMPERFECT
  27. "I used to walk every day."
    Yo caminaba cada dia.
  28. RULE - actions in the past that occured over an extended period of time.
    IMPERFECT
  29. "I used to eat paella frequently."
    Yo comía frecuentemente paella.
  30. RULE- set the stage for an event that occured in the past
    IMPERFECT
  31. "We were coming home when we saw Juan."
    Veníamos para casa cuando vimos a Juan.
  32. RULE - feelings in the past
    IMPERFECT
  33. "Juan was feeling sick."
    Juan estaba enfermo.
  34. (pret or imp?) key phrase -"a menudo" (often)
    IMPERFECT
  35. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "a veces"
    IMPERFECT
  36. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "cada dia"
    IMPERFECT
  37. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "con frecuencia"
    IMPERFECT
  38. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "de vez en cuando"
    IMPERFECT
  39. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "frecuentamente"
    IMPERFECT
  40. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "muchas veces"
    IMPERFECT
  41. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "siempre"
    IMPERFECT
  42. (pret or imp?) key phrase - "todos los dias"
    IMPERFECT
  43. CONJUGATE - "hablar" in imperfect
    • hablaba
    • hablabas
    • hablaba
    • hablabamos
    • hablabais
    • hablaban
  44. CONJUGATE - "vivir" in imperfect
    • vivía
    • vivías
    • vivía
    • vivíamos
    • vivían
    • vivían
  45. CONJUGATE - "ser" in imperfect (irregular)
    • era
    • eras
    • era
    • éramos
    • erais
    • eran
  46. CONJUGATE - "ver" in imperfect (irregular)
    • veía
    • veías
    • veía
    • veíamos
    • veíais
    • veían
  47. CONJUGATE - "ir" in imperfect (irregular)
    • iba
    • ibas
    • iba
    • ibamos
    • ibais
    • iban

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