Presentation on theme: "Entregar: – to tell something you were able to do (poder) – something you found out (saber) – something you wanted to do last weekend (querer) – something."— Presentation transcript:
Entregar: – to tell something you were able to do (poder) – something you found out (saber) – something you wanted to do last weekend (querer) – something you did last night (hacer) Calentamiento
Preterite with different meanings
Conocer (two meanings) Some verbs take on different meanings in the preterite than what they mean in the present tense. In the present tense, conocer means to know someone or to be familiar with a place or thing. It has an irregular yo form. conoZco, conoces, conoce – —¿Conoces a Jorge? – —No, pero conozco a su hermano. PERO…Conocer is regular in the preterite. Use it in the preterite to say you met someone or got to know a place for the first time.
ISG 158: Some verb meanings change in the preterit… Conocer: To know (someone, place) – Conocí* means to meet someone (beginning of knowing) Poder: to be able to (have the ability) – Pude means you were able to do something. Pude comer la pizza entera. No poder: to not be able to (w/o trying) – No pude* means you failed after trying. (no) querer: to (not) want – “No quise” means you refused to do something at a specific time. No quise comer anoche) Saber: to know – Supe means you found something out or learned (about) it. Anoche supe que el equipo americano ganó.
ISG 161 Verbs with Different meanings in the Preterite VerbPresent TensePreterite tense QuererQuiero “I want…”Quise “I tried to…” No QuererNo quiero “I don’t want…”No quise “I refused to…” ConocerConozco “I know someone/some place” Conocí “I met someone/went somewhere-- for the first time” SaberSé “I know a fact/how to do something” Supe “I found out/discovered” PoderPuedo “I can/am able to”Pude “ I succeeded to, managed to…” No PoderNo puedo “ I can’t, I’m not able to” No pude “I failed to (tried, but couldn’t”
Entregar: 1.Tell when you met your best friend 2. to tell something you were able to do that you’d been wanting or trying to do for a while 3.something you found out 4.something you wanted to do, but couldn’t (querer + no poder) La tarea… (ISG 160)