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1

When do you use the imperfect tense?

general descriptions in the past
interrupted action
something that happened regularly/frequently
describing what something used to be like
mental activities in the past
two actions happening in a parallel way in the past

2

How will you likely be alerted about which tense to use when an action in interrupted by a shorter action

you will see the time expression 'cuando'
(imperfect) cuando (preterite)

3

How will you likely be alerted about which tense to use when two actions happen in a parallel way in the past?

you will see the time expression 'mientras'
(imperfect) mientras (imperfect)

4

If there is a sequence of actions in the past or a single completed action which tense do you use?

preterite

5

How do you conjugate AR verbs in the imperfect?

aba
abas
aba
ábamos
abais
aban

6

How do you conjugate ER verbs in the imperfect?

ía
ías
ía
íamos
íais
ían

7

How do you conjugate IR verbs in the imperfect?

ía
ías
ía
íamos
íais
ían

8

What are the irregular verbs in the imperfect tense?

ser
ir
ver

9

How do you conjugate SER in the imperfect?

era
eras
era
éramos
erais
eran

10

How do you conjugate IR in the imperfect?

iba
ibas
iba
íbamos
ibais
iban

11

How do you conjugate VER verbs in the imperfect?

veía
veías
veía
veíamos
veíais
veían