GCSE Spanish

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GCSE Spanish
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2012-05-01 14:35:35
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regular irregular imperfect continuous
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  1. the imperfect tense is
    the past tense
  2. the imperfect tense is used for (4)
    • past actions that are not seen as completed
    • actions that were repeated habitually
    • actions that set the stage for another action
    • telling time and stat ing ones age
  3. to conjucate the regular -ar verbs in the imperfect , simply drop the ending (-ar ) and add one of the following
    • aba
    • abas
    • aba
    • ábamos
    • abais
    • aban
  4. to conjucate the regular -er and -ir verbs in the imperfect , simply drop the ending (-er , -ir ) and add one of the following
    • ía
    • ías
    • ía
    • íamos
    • íais
    • ían
  5. i was reading when my dad entered
    leía cuando entró mi papá
  6. i was talking
    hablaba
  7. he was talking
    hablaba
  8. you singular were talking
    hablabas
  9. we were talking
    hablámos
  10. you plural were talking
    hablabais
  11. they wer talking
    hablaban
  12. you singular were reading
    leías
  13. he was reading
    leía
  14. we were reading
    leíamos
  15. you plural were reading
    leías
  16. they were reading
    leían
  17. irregular imperfect for ser is
    • era
    • eras
    • era
    • éramos
    • erais
    • eran
  18. irregular imperfect for ir is
    • iba
    • ibas
    • iba
    • íbamos
    • ibais
    • iban
  19. irregular imperfect for ver is
    • vía
    • veías
    • veía
    • veíamos
    • veíais
    • veían
  20. the imperfect continous is the
    • past tense
    • it is one of the easiest tenses to form
    • it is something that was going on
  21. how do you form the imperfect continous
    • first you need the imperfect of estar
    • then you change the verb into the continous
    • ar - take of the ar add ando
    • er/ir - take of the er or ir and add iendo
  22. imperfect continous - i was buying a newspaper
    estaba comprando un períodico
  23. imperfect continous - you singular was chatting with a friend
    estabas charlando con una amiga
  24. as with a lot of tenses there are irregular ones such as ......... in the imperfect continous tense which means reading
    leyendo
  25. we were reading with a friend
    estabámos leyendo con una amiga

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