IMPERFECT vs. PRETERITE IN SPANISH

31 May, 2019

CONTRAST OF IMPERFECT vs. PRETERITE TENSES IN SPANISH

 

In Spanish, there are two verbal tenses referred to actions in the past on indicative mode: Imperfect vs. Preterite. This is a difficult concept to understand if your language only has one past tense, like English.

 

The previous step to master Imperfect vs. Preterite is memorizing all verbal conjugations and all of the irregular verbs of preterit. We recommend GOMINOLABS to test yourself and keep practicing them.

 

In this post, we are going to focus on contrasting both verbal tenses to see the differences in context.

Are you ready? Let’s do it!

 

 

Finally, we hope you find useful this contrast of IMPERFECT vs. PRETERITE and it will help you with the correct use of past tenses in Spanish.

Furthermore, there are several general rules you can follow to know when to use one tense or another. You can check all of them in this post.

 

Thank you and see you soon!!

 

A.J.

 

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