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Imperfect of regular verbs
describe a habitual or routine past action
Imperfect of regular verbs -ar endings
Imperfect of regular verbs -er, -ir endings
Trabajaba todos los días
I worked everyday.
I used to work everyday.
I was working everyday.
I would work everyday.
Imperfect of Ser, ir, and ver
describing how you used to be, where you used to go, what you used to see
Imperfect of ser
Imperfect of ir
Imperfect of ver
Preterite and imperfect: completed and continuous actions
-The preterite is used to describe completed past actions.
-The imperfect is used to focus on continuation or actions in progress and background actions. It is also used to tell time in the past.
-When the preterite and imperfect are used in the same sentence, the imperfect often describes a continuous background action that is interrupted by a complete action expressed in the preterite.
-the imperfect may be used to focus on a future event related to a situation planned in the past.
preterite and imperfect describing past actions.
La conferencia duró dos horas.
Hablé con mis padres anoche.
The lecture lasted two hours.
I spoke with my parents last night.
Preterite and imperfect actions in progress and background actions, also to tell time.
Siempre charlábamos por horas.
El teléfobo sonaba continuamente.
Eran las seis.
we alway used to chat for hours.
The phone would ring continuously.
It was 6:00.
Preterite and imperfect continuous background action that is interrupted by a completed action expressed in the preterite.
Miraba televisión cuando llamaste.
Nos lo dio mientras comíamos.
I was watching television when you called.
He gave it toys while we were eating.
Preterite and imperfect focus on future event related to a situation planned in the past.
Debo irme. Tita dijo que la clase empezaba a las ocho.
I must leave. Tita said the class would begin (was going to begin) at 8:00
Preterite and imperfect: beginning/end and habitual/customary actions
-preterite focuses on completed actions, it often emphasizes the begging or end of an act.
-imperfect is used to describe habitual or customary actions or events in progress.
talking about what people have or haven't done
present perfect: present indicative
Haber (to have)
yo he nosotros(as) hermos
tú has ustedes, ellos/ellas han
usted, él/ ella ha
Present perfect tense
sentir (to feel0
he sentido hemos sentido
has sentido han sentido
most verbs in english is formed by adding -ed to the verb
past participles -ar verbs
past participles -er, -ir verbs
Future tense of regular verbs
talking about the future
future tense of regular verbs -ar,-er, and -ir verbs
future tense of regular verb
conditional of regular and irregular verbs starting what you would do
used to state conditions under which an action maybe completed. in english is expressed with 'would: i would go if...'
conditional of regular and irregular verbs -ar, -er, and -ir ending
requesting, advising and giving orders to people. third-person singular of the present indicative
Negative tú command
drop the final -o from the first person singular of the present indicative and add -es to -ar verbs and -as to -er and -ir verbs
Present subjunctive: review of theory and forms persuading
-ar verbs takes ending with -e, while -er and -ir verbs take ending -a
Usted and ustedes commands
telling people what to do or not to do
usted and ustedes commands
Eva, no baje los brazos.
Levanten las piernas.
Eva, don't lower your arms.
Raise your legs.
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