Imperfect vs Preterite- Capitulo 7

Imperfect vs Preterite- Capitulo 7 - Preterite or...

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Preterite or Imperfect? Preterite or Imperfect? You’ve probably realized  that Spanish has lots of  tricky “pairs”: Ser/estar Por/para Masculine/feminine Here’s another one: Preterite/imperfect
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Preterite or Imperfect? Preterite or Imperfect? Spanish has two basic ways to  talk about the past: Preterite Imperfect  There are also others you would  learn about in later Spanish  courses. In this slide show, we’ll look at  some the differences in how  each tense in used.
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Preterite Preterite Let’s review some of the  main uses of the preterite.   This verb tense is used when  we talk about a past action  that happened one time  OR interrupted something already  going on  OR was the beginning of an event  OR was the end of an event.
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Past actions that happen once Juan se levantó a las 6:00. Gloria llegó tarde a clase.
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course SPAN 122 taught by Professor Brower during the Fall '08 term at South Carolina.

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Imperfect vs Preterite- Capitulo 7 - Preterite or...

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