6What does each conjugation mean? CaminéCaminamosCaminasteCaminasteisCaminóCaminaronI walkedI did walkWe walkedWe did walkYou walkedYou did walkYou all walkedYou all did walkHe walkedHe did walkThey walkedThey did walk
7What do you notice about the preterit AR endings? Accent marks matter!The nosotros is the same in present tense. So how can you tell when it’s present or preterit tense?nadamos en la piscina hoy.nadamos en la piscina ayer.
8Vamos a practicar I walked last night Did you listen to the teacher? They did practice soccer yesterdayYo caminé anoche¿Escuchaste a la profesora?Practicaron futbol ayer
9practiqué Rule Breakers <<K Ay>> Qué Conjugate practicar What kind of sound does the “c” make in the colored boxes?ca/co make a hard “c”What does “ce” sound like in the white box?<<S AY>>How do they preserve the hard “c” ?...they modify it!practicépracticamospracticastepracticasteispracticópracticaronpractiqué<<K Ay>>Qué
10So… Rule #1 In the “Yo” form, the C Qu. We call this a Car verb because it happens with verbs that end in “car”
11What happens if a verb ends in gar? Conjugate jugarHow does the “g” sound in the pink boxes?This is called a hard “g”What does the “g” sound like in the white box?<<H Ay>>How do they keep the sound fluid?... Modify it!jugéjugamosjugastejugasteisjugójugaronjugué<<G AY>>Gué
12Rule #2If the verb ends in GAR, the “yo” form changes from a G GU to preserve the sound
13What happens if a verb ends in zar? Conjugate empezarHow does the “z” sound in the pink boxes?This is called a hard “z”What does the “z” sound like in the white box?<<Th Ay>>How do they keep the sound fluid?... Modify it!empezéempezamosempezasteempezasteisempezóempezaronempecé<<S AY>>Cé
14Rule #3If the verb ends in ZAR, the “yo” form changes from a Z C to preserve the sound.
15Gar, car, zar verbs in Yo End with: gar=> gué car => qué zar => cé