Definition: "was / were _ing", used to +verb
*Repeated actions in past, weather, time, descriptions of events or people*

Endings:

Ar- aba, abas, aba, ábamos, aban

ER / IR- ía, ías, ía, íamos, ían


*Watch the video to see how to conjugate Regular Verbs to the Imperfect Tense.
















Irreguars

Ser- era, eras, era, éramos, eran

Ir- iba,ibas, iba, íbamos, iban

Ver- veía, veías, veía, veíamos, veían


*Watch the video to see how to conjugate irregular verbs to the Imperfect Tense.
























Imperfect and Preterite Rules

Preterite
  • Verb ends with “_ed”.
  • “Did (verb__)”
  • One Isolated Event in the past.
  • Expresses the beginning or end of an event/action in the past.
  • Known Period
  • “at o’clock”
  • Indicates How Long or How Many Times the event/action took place in the past.
    • Indicator Phrases: ayer, anteayer, anoche, el _ pasado, entonces,hace # años/días,esta manaña.


Imperfect
  • “was/ were (verb)-ing” . ex- “was walking”
  • Repeated Actions in the past. (habitual actions)
  • Mental State / Physical Conditions
  • Time (“was o’clock”)
  • Age
  • Weather
  • Background Descriptions of an event/action.
  • “Used to + verb”
  • “would (verb)” referencing the past.
    • Ex.- When I was little, I would take a nap.
    • Unknown Time Period
      • Indicator Phrases: siempre, a veces, a menudo, de vez en cuando, antes de, nunca, “cada ”, todos los días/meses, etc..












Activdad para Repasar


Va al sitio. Lee el cuento y elige un verbo para completar la oracíon. Entonces, haz un click en el verbo para el razón.

SuperHombre!

http://www.colby.edu/personal/...et_imp.php





"Cúando era niño"


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*Tú vas a crear un "Tiempo Linea" sobre su infancia. Vas a usar el Imperfecto o Preterito para escribir sus oraciones. Necesitas fotos para cada oracíon. Debe incluir toda la informacíon. Vamos a usar Voicethread, Power Point, Flipagram or Poster Board.


  • date of birth
  • place of birth
  • time of birth
  • age you walked for the first time
  • first time you saw a movie at the movie theater
  • favorite cartoon
  • favorite toy
  • best christmas present
  • a vacation you liked
  • a chore you always had to do
  • a game you played all the time with your friends
  • your fourth grade teacher
  • your first kiss, with who and where
  • age you started school
  • food you liked then but not now
  • when you learned to drive
  • when your first tooth fell out
  • when you learned to ride a bike
  • what you wore for a Halloween
  • your first pet



Puntos = 200 puntos

gramática = 100
fotos = 18
organizado/creatividad = 32
pronunciation = 50









"Un Cuento para Niños"
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*Vas a escribir un cuento usando el Imperfecto o Preterito. Primero entonces un animal. Próximo escoge un evento de la lista.

Eventos

Primer día de Escuela
Una Fiesta de Cumpleaños
Ir a la Oficina de Doctor
Aprender a Montar una bicicleta
Fiesta de Pijamas
Día de Nieva


Diario

Día 1: Completa los papeles para organizacíon del cuento.

Día 2: Completa los desapositivos 1-3

Día 3: Completa los desapositivos 4-8


Día 4: Completa los desapositivos 9-12


Día 5: Media Center

Día 6: Media Center






















Los Videos Comicos


*Mira el video. Entonces escoge 1 personas del video que tú te gusta el más y contesta la siguiente:



















1. Describe the person. (4)
2. Give a description of what was going in the background.
3. What happened, what was the person talking about or what was going on?

*Usa solamente el Preterito o el Imperfecto.


*Download the App " Voicy Booth"

1. Record your Spanish description of 1 of your people.

2. Select the Voice you want to use.

3. Save it.

4. Share it. (email it to yourself, then save it on your computer. Finally, upload it to your Wikipage)



Handouts
















Imperfect / Preterite Test Review
Click to print the review sheet.




Imperfect/Preterite Test Review

1.Rules/ Phrases (15)
  1. Reg. Imperfect endings(ar,er,ir)
  2. Verb Conjugating in Imperfect (8), includes the Irregulars (ser, ver, ir)
  3. Reg. Preterite endings(ar,er.ir)
  4. Verb Conjugating in Preterite (8), includes the Irregulars. Look at Preterite Handout.
  5. Sentences(write in Spanish) (5) I give you the verbs that you will use in each sentence.
  6. Total Test Points = 129