Preterite: Part II
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In this lesson you will learn to conjugate four important verbs in the preterite tense: ser, ir, dar and hacer.
These four verbs are irregular; you must memorize them:
Note: This is not a typo; ser and ir do have identical conjugations in the preterite!
To review some of the rules for using the preterite:
- The preterite is used for actions that can be viewed as single events.
- The preterite is used for actions that were repeated a specific number of times.
- The preterite is used for actions that occurred during a specific period of time.
- The preterite is used for actions that were part of a chain of events.
- The preterite is used to state the beginning or the end of an action.
Let's add two more flashcards for irregular verbs in the preterite tense:
Preterite: ser, ir
Preterite: dar, hacer