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El Imperfecto This is a very, very basic example of how the project could look in the Powerpoint format. Obviously, it is missing some components and categories, but this is just to give you an idea.
El Imperfecto Definition… English equivalents: En ingles, se dice: I pestered my brother. I used to pester my brother. I would pester my brother. En espanol, se dice: Yo fastidiaba a mi hermano. For all the different ways to say you pestered your brother in English, you only need one verb in the Imperfect to say it in Spanish.
El Imperfecto Some expressions that often signify the use of the Imperfect tense: – A veces (sometimes) – Siempre (always) – Nunca – …
El Imperfecto A video that explains the Imperfect tense: …
-ar endings Yo –aba Tu- abas … Regular verbs
Regular Verbs Yo –ia Tu ias -er/ -ir endings
Regular Verbs Link to study spanish imperfect regular verbs quiz – – Video on Imperfect verbs! – – Audio/ visual link
Preterite vs. Imperfect PreteritoImperfecto Refers to actions that happen one time. Specific ending. etc Refers to actions that happened continuously, have no definite beginning or end. etc
Preterito vs Imperfecto Preterito Endings (AR)Imperfecto Endings (AR) Yo - e Tu -aste El -io … Yo -aba Tu -aban El -aba …
Preterite vs. Imperfect Rico tomó el jugo. Rico tomaba el jugo cada manana. Rico drank the juice.Rico would drink (or used to drink) juice every morning. Audio/ visual example!
Preterite vs. Imperfect Here is a worksheet that I did to learn the difference between the imperfect and the preterite: www….. This video explains the difference between the preterite and the imperfect Video embedded here. Audio/ visual example!