Preterite (reg verbs)

Preterite (reg verbs) - The Preterit of Regular Verbs (El...

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The Preterit of Regular Verbs (El pretérito de los verbos regulares) ¿Les gustó la  paella?
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The preterit So far you have learned to use verbs in the present indicative tense. In this chapter you will learn about the preterit, one of two simple past tenses in Spanish. In Capítulo 8 you will be introduced to the imperfect, which is also used to refer to events in the past. The preterit tense is used to express: An action that is terminated or completed at a given point in the past An action or state that occupies a limited period of time An action with a specific and indicated beginning or ending
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é ó tom tom tom tom tom tom The conjugation of regular - ar verbs tomar = to take, to drink aste amos asteis aron Just as with present tense verbs, we always start with the stem of the verb. Except for single-syllable verb forms,* the first- and third- persons singular of regular preterit verbs always bear a written accent on the final syllable. *For example, the first- and third-persons singular of ver : vi, vio
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The conjugation of regular - ar verbs tomar = to take, to drink Tomé el autobús al supermercado esta mañana. I took the bus to the supermarket this morning. Elena tomó un refresco en la cena anoche. Elena drank a soft drink at dinner last night. Los estudiantes tomaron un examen ayer. The students took an exam yesterday.
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The conjugation of regular - ar verbs Tomamos el autobús al centro todos los días. We take the bus downtown every day.
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2011 for the course SPAN 110 taught by Professor Mcateer during the Summer '10 term at South Carolina.

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Preterite (reg verbs) - The Preterit of Regular Verbs (El...

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