Presentación del tema: "Esp 38/5/12 Students will be able to distinguish the difference between preterite and imperfect. How can we decide when to use the preterite and when to."— Transcripción de la presentación:
Esp 38/5/12 Students will be able to distinguish the difference between preterite and imperfect. How can we decide when to use the preterite and when to use the imperfect? ObjectiveBell work
Lets Remember For actions that can be viewed as single events For actions that were repeated a specific number of times For actions that occurred during a specific period of time For actions that were part of a chain of events To state the beginning or the end of an action For actions that are repeated habitually Weather Attitude Age Appearance (settings/descriptions) Location Emotion Time PRETERITEIMPERFECT
Endings personARERIR yoéíí túasteiste Él, ella, ud. óió nosotrosamosimos vosotrosasteisisteis Ellos. Ellas, uds. aronieron personARERIR yoabaÍa Túabasías Él, ella, ud. abaía nosotrosábamosíamos vosotrosabaisíais Ellos. Ellas, uds. abanían PRETERITEIMPERFECT -Edused to or was…
Frequency Words ayer (yesterday) anteayer (the day before yesterday) anoche (last night) el otro día (the other day) entonces (then) esta mañana (this morning) esta tarde (this afternoon) la semana pasada (last week) el mes pasado (last month) el año pasado (last year) de repente (suddenly) a veces (sometimes) cada día (every day) de vez en cuando (from time to time) generalmente (usually) muchas veces (many times) nunca (never) por un rato (for awhile) siempre (always) todas las semanas (every week) todos los días (every day) todo el tiempo (all the time) mientras (while) PRETERITEIMPERFECT
The Break Down (in English) Well, it was Tuesday, and I was walking through the park. As I was following a path through the trees, I suddenly fell to the ground. I tripped over a rock. I laughed to myself because I was afraid someone would have seen me fall.
The Breakdown Continued If we want to say… was ___ing or used to do We use the IMPERFECT If we want to say… did once, aka talked (with the _____ed) We will use the PRETERITE