The preterite is used to describe actions completed at a point in the past.
Click the card to flip 👆
1 / 13
Terms in this set (13)
The simple future is used to talk about what will or shall happen. It is also used to express what someone might or may be doing in the present.
The simplest future is most often used to talk about what a person will do, it can also be used to talk about conjecture, possibilities, and probabilities in the present, make predictions about the future, and give solemn commands.
The subjunctive is formed with the present yo version of the verb.
The endings for AR verbs: —e, —es, —e, —emos, —éis, —en
The endings for ER/IR verbs: —a, —as, —a, —amos, —áis, —an

There are some irregular verbs:
Dar — dé, des, dé, demos, deis, den
Estar — esté, estés, esté, estemos, estéis, estén
Ser — sea, seas, sea, seamos, seáis, sean
Haber — haya, hayas, haya, hayamos, hayáis, hayan
Ir — vaya, vayas, vaya, vayamos, vayáis, vayan
Saber — sepa, sepas, sepa, sepamos, sepáis, sepan
The imperfect subjunctive follows many of the same rules as the present subjunctive. Introduced with a preterite, imperfect, conditional, or past perfect WEIRDO verb in the independent clause, the imperfect subjunctive often refers to a previous experience, but can also refer to unlikely events or possibilities
PLUSCUAMPERFECTO DE SUBJUNTIVO The past perfect subjunctive/pluperfect subjunctive is used to talk about hypothetical situations in the past, past conditionals, and past actions that preceded other past actions.Haber + past participle Hubiera/Hubiese + Hubieras/Hubieses + Hubiera/Hubiese + Hubiéramos/Hubiésemos + Hubierais/Hubierses + Hubieran/Hubiesen +IMPERFECTO PROGRESIVO The imperfect progressive tense tells what a person was doing. It's especially useful when you want to emphasize the fact that an action in the past was interrupted.Estar + present participle.IMPERFECTO The imperfect is used to describe past habitual actions or to talk about what someone was doing when they were interrupted by something else.Verb endings: AR: —aba, —abas, —ábamos, abais, aban ER/IR: —ía, —ías, —ía, —íamos, —íais, —ían