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  • Gregory Odom posted an update 5 months, 2 weeks ago

    From this Spanish grammar issues lesson Let me teach you how you can conjugate regular Spanish verbs in the preterit tense. The best way to conjugate common Spanish verbs in the preterit tense (or past tense) is very simple. Normally you only drop the -AR, -ER, or -IR final point and add previous times tense concluding according to the pronoun you want to employ; regular verbs ending on -AR follow a different pattern than frequent verbs concluding in -ER and -IR. Here are the endings per each pronoun designed for the verbs in preterit tense, be sure to take the time to memorize both stock chart.

    Preterit tense endings intended for verbs stopping in -AR

    Pronoun in Spanish, Past tense concluding, Pronoun on English

    por mi parte, -é, My spouse and i

    tú, -aste, you

    él/ella, -ó, they

    usted, -ó, you (formal)

    nosotros/nosotras, -amos, we (masculine or feminine)

    ustedes, -aron, you (plural)

    ellos/ellas, -aron, they (masculine or feminine)

    Preterit tenses endings for verbs giving up in -ER and -IR

    Pronoun for Spanish, Times tense closing, Pronoun in English

    Con respecto a mi, -í, I just

    tú, -iste, you

    él/ella, -ió, they

    usted, -ió, you (formal)

    nosotros/nosotras, -imos, we (masculine or feminine)

    ustedes, -ieron, you (plural)

    ellos/ellas, -ieron, they (masculine or feminine)

    Now check out both structures using the verbs amar (to love) and comer (to eat); the preterit tense endings are emphasized on bold to help you to identify these their respected pronoun. Notice that the present and preterit tenses conjugation is a same for nosotros and nosotras. Now you know how to conjugate regular Spanish verbs inside the preterit tense.

    amar — to like

    yo amé – I just loved

    tú amaste — you treasured

    él/ella amó – he loved

    ti amó – you liked (formal)

    nosotros amamos — we adored

    ustedes amaron – you loved (plural)

    ellos/ellas amaron – these loved (masculine or feminine)

    comer supports to eat

    yo comí — I got

    tú comiste – you ate

    él/ella comió – he/she got

    usted comió – you ate (formal)

    nosotros comimos – all of us ate

    ustedes comieron supports you had (plural)

    ellos/ellas comieron — they dined on (masculine or maybe feminine)

    Be aware that there are also various verbs which are irregular inside preterit. Several may modify their come or present minor changes.

    Conjugation of Spanish verb Repetir wraps up today’s Romance language lesson in order to conjugate frequent Spanish verbs in the preterit tense. If you wish to continue reviewing this issue, I recommend that you either purchase or down load the test copy from Learning Like Crazy’s fascinating Verbarrator software. Although I think the name of the applications are horrible, a few of my individuals have made use of the Verbarrator software appropriately and really upgraded their capability to conjugate Spanish verbs.