How Do You Conjugate Spanish Preterite Tense Verbs?
The Spanish Preterite Tense is one the most widely used past tenses in Spanish and as such is extremely important. The conjugation of Spanish preterite tense verbs, can be mastered but it can also be extremely difficult to do so as there are many irregular verbs and forms. However, irregular verbs in the preterite should not be of concern until, at least, you fully understand the basic conjugations of the preterite tense as used in Spanish verbs that follow a regular pattern of conjugation, and that is what will be covered here. You should first understand when to use the preterite and here is a simple explanation. The preterite is the equivalent of the English simple past tense. It is used to explain when something has happened but is then soon over. For example; “The man shouted”. It should not be confused with the Imperfect tense, the other commonly used past tense in Spanish. The Imperfect is used to express something that has happened over a long period of time, or in the backgrou