Ital 1002 2:12

Ital 1002 2:12 - Gia- already Troppo tardi- too late The...

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Ital 1002 2/9/2012 Trapassato The trapassato is the equivalent of the English pas perfect ( I had worked, they had left). It expresses a past action that took place before another past action or point in time. I nonni erano gia usciti quando ho telefonato. My grandparents had already left when I called Ero stanca perche avevo nuotato tutta la mattina. I was tired because I swam all morning. Mia zia era partita prima delle otto. Avevo gia imparato a sciare quando avevo otto anni. I had already learned to ski when I was eight.
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Unformatted text preview: Gia- already Troppo tardi- too late The trapassato is formed with the imperfetto of the auxiliary verb (avere or essere) plus the past principle. Note that the past participle agrees with the subject when the verb is conjugated with essere. Ero Avevo Eri Avevi Era Aveva Eravamo Avevamo Eravate Avevate Erano Avevano Hiede a un compagno/a le seguenti domande. Spieghi perche non hai fatto queste cose. 1. Perche non hai fatto il compito oggi? 2....
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course ITAL 1002 taught by Professor Martinez during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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