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1 El Pertérito Charlie, Evelyn, Noelia, Tahjae, y Kalei

2 What is the preterite? Expressing a past action or state. The preterit tense (el pretérito) is one of several past tenses in Spanish and it is used to describe actions completed at one point in the past or that lasted a specific amount of time in the past and are now completed. EXAMPLES: Ben y Cristina se casaron. (Ben and Cristina got married.) Regresé anoche a la medianoche. (I returned last night at midnight.)

3 When is past tense used? The past tense is used when you need to distinguish actions that were done in the past and stuff that happened in the past. Past tense in spanish is used when you want to talk about and describe actions that occurred in the past. h Ex: (in english) I called at 1:00. (in spanish) Llame a la una.

4 Cómo Se Forma To conjugate regular -ar verbs in the preterite, simply drop the ending (-ar) and add one of the following: ❏ é ❏ aste ❏ ó ❏ amos ❏ asteis ❏ aron To conjugate regular -er and -ir verbs in the preterite, simply drop the ending (-er or -ir) and add one of the following: ❏ í ❏ iste ❏ ió ❏ imos ❏ isteis ❏ ieron

5 Ejemplos por ar : Cocinar- to cook Cocine Cocinaste Cocino Cocinamos Cocinasteis Cocinaron

6 Ejemplo por er/ir Beber - to drink Bebi Bebiste Bebio bebimos bebisteis bebieron Partir - to leave Parti Partiste Partio Partimos Partisteis Partieron

7 Irregular verbs use different endings Andar- to be/ to walk Anduve Anduviste Anduvo Anduvimos Anduvisteis Anduvieron Poder - to be able Pude Pudiste Pudo Pudimos Pudisteis Pudieron

8 Examen 1. Conjugate the verb dormir in past tense 2. Translate into spanish: She went to the mall 3. Change the following sentences to past tense Sorrell está comiendo el perro Sorrell está durmiendo en la clase Sorrell es estúpido

9 Las Referencias ns/pretreg.htm ns/pretreg.htm 1.htm 1.htm 0 0


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