haceago - Spanish one year ago There is another way to...

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In a previous lesson, you learned to use the verb hacer with the present tense form of a verb to indicate the length of time an action has been taking place: Hace + time + que + present tense form of the verb Hace un año que estudio español. I have been studying Spanish for one year. When the verb is in the preterite tense, a different meaning is conveyed: Hace + time + que + preterite tense form of the verb Hace un año que estudié español. I studied
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Unformatted text preview: Spanish one year ago . There is another way to convey the same idea: Preterite tense form of the verb + hace + time Estudié español hace un año. I studied Spanish one year ago . Note the differences and similarities: Hace un año que estudio español. I have been studying Spanish for one year. Hace un año que estudié español. I studied Spanish one year ago. Estudié español hace un año. I studied Spanish one year ago....
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course SPAN 108 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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