Imperfect vs. Preterite

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Imperfect vs. Preterite
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Spanish Imperfect vs preterite tenses
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Spanish II Final
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  1. When do you use the imperfect?
    • 1. Background info
    • 2. Somethin you used to do
    • 3. Saying what time it was in a story
    • 4. Saying how old someone was in the story
  2. When do you use the preterite?
    • 1. Something that happened once
    • 2. Something that happened suddenly
    • 3. Specific/ sequence of events in a story
  3. Imperfect of Preterite?
    Por lo General
    • Imperfect
    • (in general)
  4. Imperfect of Preterite?
    Todos los dias
    • Imperfect
    • (everyday)
  5. Imperfect or Preterite?
    Tipicamente
    • Imperfect
    • (typically)
  6. Imperfect of Preterite?
    Ayer
    • Preterite
    • (yesterday)
  7. Imperfect or preterite?
    De Pronto
    • Preterite
    • (suddenly)
  8. Imperfect or preterite?
    Mientras
    • Imperfect
    • (while)
  9. Imperfect or preterite?
    Siempre
    • Imperfect
    • (always)
  10. Imperfect or preterite?
    Anteayer
    • Preterite
    • (the day before yesterday)
  11. Imperfect or preterite?
    Generalmente
    • Imperfect
    • (generally)
  12. Imperfect or preterite?
    Anoche
    • Preterite
    • (last night)
  13. Imperfect or preterite?
    Frecuentemente
    • Imperfect
    • (frequently)
  14. Imperfect or preterite?
    El mes/La semana/El ano pasado
    • Preterite
    • (last month/weekend/year)
  15. Imperfect or preterite?
    Cuando era nino
    • Imperfect
    • (when I was a child)
  16. Imperfect or preterite?
    Una vez
    • Preterite
    • (one time)
  17. Imperfect or preterite?
    Un dia
    • Preterite
    • (one day)
  18. Imperfect or preterite?
    Muchas veces
    • Imperfect
    • (many times)
  19. Imperfect or preterite?
    De repente
    • Preterite
    • (suddenly)
  20. Imperfect signal words...
    • -Por lo general
    • -Todos los dias
    • -Tipicamente
    • -Mientras (while)
    • -Siempre
    • -Generalmente
    • -Frecuentemente
    • -Cuando era nino
    • -muchas veces
  21. -Por lo general
    -Todos los dias
    -Tipicamente
    -Mientras (while)
    -Siempre
    -Generalmente
    -Frecuentemente
    -Cuando era nino
    -muchas veces
    Imperfect signal words
  22. Preterite signal words...
    • -Ayer
    • -De pronto
    • -Anteayer
    • -Ancoche
    • -El mes/La semana/El ano pasado
    • -Una vez
    • -Un dia
    • -De repente (suddenly)
  23. -Ayer
    -De pronto
    -Anteayer
    -Ancoche
    -El mes/La semana/El ano pasado
    -Una vez
    -Un dia
    -De repente (suddenly)
    Preterite signal words
  24. What is the same between the Imperfect and Preterite tense?
    They both are past tense and Ir, Ver, and Ser are irregular in both.
  25. Will you pass the final?
    Heck ya! :-)

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