Presentation on theme: "Irregular Preterites. Irregulars in the preterite These verbs are irregular in the preterite. Ponerse can be followed by an adjective or by a + an infinitive."— Presentation transcript:
Irregulars in the preterite These verbs are irregular in the preterite. Ponerse can be followed by an adjective or by a + an infinitive to say how someone reacted to something at a specific point in the past. Decir, followed by que, is used to tell what someone said. PonerseDecir YoMePuseDije TuTePusistedijiste Ud., el, ellaSePusoDijo Nosotros(as)NosPusimosDijimos Vosotros(as)OsPusisteisDijisteis Uds., ellos, ellasSePusierondijeron
Ejemplos Rosa se puso muy nerviosa cuando le toco jugar. Rosa became very nervious when it was her turn to play. Después de perder el partido, nos pusimos a practicar mas. After losing the game, we started to practice more. Dije que nuestro equipo gano el partido. I said that our team won the game.
Darle Ganas de You can use the expression darle ganas de followed by an infinitive to say what someone felt like doing at a specific point in the past. Cuando vi el puntaje final, me dieron ganas de llorar. When I saw the final score, I felt like crying. Conjugate dar in the present tense.
Your turn Do Activities 7-10 on pages 7) Complete the dialog with ponerse and decir. 8) Describe the reactions of the people in each picture using ponerse and decir. 3 sentences per picture. 9) Complete the questions with the preterite of decir. Then answer each question. Indicate that they all said the opposite of what is asked. 10) Turn this conversation to the preterite tense. Then re-write it to talk about a competition you lost.