Unformatted text preview: Conjugate –gar verbs in
the preterite tense
Grammar essential #63 Preterite Tense
Preterite tense is used to tell actions that
happen in the past.
It is used for actions that are done and
completed. Boom, done.
I rode the pony at the circus.
He read the book.
We ordered the tickets for the show. Preterite Tense
You cannot use preterite to describe the following
in preterite (it will be imperfect tense):
PWATER Physical description Weather Age Time
Time Emotion Reoccurring Actions Irregulars in the yo form only
If the infinitive ends –gar,
change ending to –gué.
Example yo jugar = yo jugué
yo llegar = yo llegué
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- Winter '11
- Grammatical aspect, Romance languages, preterite tense