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Unformatted text preview: hablabais comais vivais hablaban coman vivan The imperfect is used for actions that were repeated habitually. Almorzbamos juntos todos los das. We would lunch together every day. Las seoras siempre charlaban por las maanas. The ladies would always chat in the mornings. The imperfect is used for actions that "set the stage" for another action. Yo lea cuando entr mi pap. I was reading when my papa entered. (note that "entered" is preterite) The imperfect is used for telling time and stating one's age. Eran las siete de la noche. It was seven o'clock at night. La nia tena cinco aos. The little girl was five years old. The above examples all fall within our general rule for using the imperfect: The imperfect is used for past actions that are not seen as completed....
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course SPANISH 108 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '10