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1

What are the imperfect conjugations for an -ar verb?

-aba
-abas
aba

ábamos
abais
aban

2

What are the imperfect conjugations for an -er verb?

-ía
-ías
-ía

-íamos
-íais
-ían

3

What are the imperfect conjugations for an -ir verb?

-ía
-ías
-ía

-íamos
-íais
-ían

4

What are the preterit conjugations for an -ar verb?


-aste


-amos
-asteis
-aron

5

What are the preterit conjugations for an -er verb?


-íste
-ío

-imos
-isteis
-ieron

6

What are the preterit conjugations for an -ir verb?


-íste
-ío

-imos
-isteis
-ieron

7

What is the primary difference between the imperfect and preterit tenses?

The imperfect generally expresses non-completed or definitive occurrences in the past. "Somebody was doing/used to do/would do."

The preterit is used to indicate a completed or definite past action or the beginning of an action in the past. "Somebody did."

8

"hablar" conjugated into the imperfect:

hablar:
hablaba
hablabas
hablaba

hablábamos
hablabais
hablaban

9

"hablar" conjugated into the preterit:

hablar:
hablé
hablaste
habló

hablamos
hablasteis
hablaron

10

"encontrar" conjugated into the imperfect:

encontrar:
encontraba
encontrabas
encontraba

encontrábamos
encontrabais
encontraban

11

"encontrar" conjugated into the preterit:

encontrar:
encontré
encontraste
encontró

encontramos
encontrasteis
encontraron

12

"escribir" conjugated into the preterit:

escribí
escribiste
escribió

escribimos
escribisteis
escribieron

13

"volver" conjugated into the preterit:

volver:
volví
volviste
volvió

volvimos
volvisteis
volvieron

14

Conjugate "ir" into the imperfect:

ir:
iba
ibas
iba

íbamos
ibais
iban

15

"escribir" conjugated into the preterit:

escribir:
escribí
escribiste
escribió

escribimos
escribisteis
escribieron

16

Conjugate "ver" into the imperfect:

veía
veías
veía

veíamos
veíais
veían

17

Conjugate "ver" into the imperfect:

veía
veías
veía

veíamos
veíais
veían

18

What is the first person singular conjugation of "llegar"?

llegué

19

What is the first person singular conjugation of "buscar"?

busqué

20

What is the first person singular conjugation of "empezar"?

empecé

21

What is the preterit, first person singular conjugation of "llegar"?

llegué

22

What is the preterit, first person singular conjugation of "buscar"?

busqué

23

What is the preterit, first person singular conjugation of "empezar"?

empecé

24

What is the preterit conjugation of "caer"?

caer:
caí
caíste
cayó

caímos
caísteis
cayeron

25

What is the preterit conjugation of "leer"?

leer:
leí
leíste
leyó

leímos
leísteis
leyeron

26

What is the preterit conjugation of "oír"?

oír:

oíste
oyó

oímos
oísteis
oyeron

27

Irregular preterit stem, "andar":

anduv-

28

Irregular preterit stem, "estar":

estuv-

29

Irregular preterit stem, "hacer":

hic-/hiz-

30

Irregular preterit stem, "poder":

pud-