IRREGULAR VERBS IN THE PRETERITE

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IRREGULAR VERBS IN THE PRETERITE. Many verbs do not follow the normal rules of conjugation in the preterite. These verbs are irregular in the preterite. Let’s look at these verbs:. Fui Fuiste Fue. Fuimos Fueron. Ir—to go. Fui Fuiste Fue. Fuimos Fueron. Ser—to be. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • IRREGULAR VERBS IN THE PRETERITE

  • Many verbs do not follow the normal rules of conjugation in the preterite. These verbs are irregular in the preterite.Lets look at these verbs:

  • Irto goFuiFuisteFue

    Fuimos

    Fueron

  • Serto beFuiFuisteFue

    Fuimos

    Fueron

  • Did you notice that ir and ser have the exact same preterite forms?

  • Ir/serto go/to beFuiFuisteFue

    Fuimos

    Fueron

  • Darto giveDi DisteDio

    Dimos

    Dieron

  • Verto seeViVisteVio

    Vimos

    Vieron

  • Did you notice that dar and ver have the same endings? They are only different by 1 letter.

  • Hacerto make; to doHiceHicisteHizo

    Hicimos

    Hicieron

  • Venirto comeVineVinisteVino

    Vinimos

    Vinieron

  • Querer*--to want (*meaning changes in the preterite)QuiseQuisisteQuiso

    Quisimos

    Quisieron

  • The i verbs

    HacerVenirQuerer

    These verbs have an i in their preterite stem.

  • Poder*to be able to(*meaning changes in the preterite)PudePudistePudo

    Pudimos

    Pudieron

  • Ponerto putPusePusistePuso

    Pusimos

    Pusieron

  • Saberto know (facts, information, how to do something)SupeSupisteSupo

    Supimos

    Supieron

  • Caberto fit

    CupeCupisteCupo

    Cupimos

    Cupieron

  • The u verbsPoderPonerSaberCaberThese verbs all have a u in their preterite stem.

  • Andarto wander, to walk aroundAnduveAnduvisteAnduvo

    Anduvimos

    Anduvieron

  • Tener*to have(changes meaning in the preterite)TuveTuvisteTuvo

    Tuvimos

    Tuvieron

  • Estarto beEstuveEstuvisteEstuvo

    Estuvimos

    Estuvieron

  • uv verbsAndarTenerEstar

    These verbs have uv in their preterite stems

  • Decirto say; to tellDijeDijisteDijo

    Dijimos

    Dijeron

  • Traerto bringTrajeTrajisteTrajo

    Trajimos

    Trajeron

  • Producirto produce(also all ucir verbs)ProdujeProdujisteProdujo

    Produjimos

    Produjeron

  • The j verbsAll of the stems have a j in their spellingThere is no i in the ellos/ellas/Uds. ending

  • SIDVQPATCHESOne way to remember the irregular verbs is to memorize the acronym SIDVQPATCHES

  • SerIrDar decirVer venirQuererPoder poner producir (-ucir)AndarTenerCaberHacerEstarSaber