ELEMENTARY 2 COURSE, 2018, CLASS 8


This week we learnt the past – El pretérito.

We read and translated the text. Some words we did not understand:
El mes pasado – last month
Fuimos a londres – we went to London
Pasó mucho tiempo con sus primas – She spent a lot of time with her cousins.
Visitamos los grandes museos de Londres – We visited the big museums in London.
Cenamos en un restaurante – We had dinner in a restaurant
Salí con Raúl – I went out with Raúl
Me gustó mucho – I like it very much.
Conocí a uno de los músicos – I met one of the musicians
Hablé con él durante media hora – I talked to him for half an hour
En un bar cercano – In a bar nearby.
La misma noche Sandra fue al teatro – The same night Sandra went to the theatre
Vio el musical – She saw the musical
No le gustó tanto – She did not like that much
No entendió todo – She did not understand everything
Volvimos hace dos semanas – We returned two weeks ago
Tuve que trabajar el día siguiente – I had to work the following day
Estuve cansado durante tres días – I was tired for three days.
No me importó – I didn’t mind.
Fue un viaje fenomenal – It was a great trip

Last weekend – La semana pasada
Last Thursday – El jueves pasado
Last month – El mes pasado
Two days ago – Hace dos días
Last winter – El invierno pasado
Last Monday – El lunes pasado
Three years ago – Hace tres años

We learnt the pretérito, which is the past simple in English
Verbos regulares – Regular verbs
-AR – Cantar
-É – Yo canté
-ASTE – Tú cantaste
-Ó – Él cantó
-AMOS – Nosotros cantamos
-ASTEIS – Vosotros cantasteis
-ARON – Ellos cantaron

-ER – Beber
-Í – Yo bebí
-ISTE – Tú bebiste
-IÓ – Él bebió
-IMOS – Nosotros bebimos
-ISTEIS – Vosotros bebisteis
-IERON – Ellos bebieron

-IR – Vivir
-Í – Yo viví
-ISTE – Tú viviste
-IÓ – Él vivió
-IMOS – Nosotros vivimos
-ISTEIS – Vosotros vivisteis
-IERON – Ellos vivieron

Verbos Irregulares – Irregular verbs
Ir – To go // Ser – to be (permament)
Yo fui – I went // I was
Tú fuiste – You went // You were
Él fue – He went // He was
Nosotros fuimos – We went // we were
Vosotros fuisteis – You went // you were
Ellos fueron – They went // they were

Estar – To be (temporary)
Yo estuve – I was
Tú estuviste – You were
Él estuvo – He was
Nosotros estuvimos – We were
Vosotros estuvisteis – You were
Ellos estuvieron – They were

Tener – To have
Yo tuve – I had
Tú tuviste – You had
Él tuvo – He had
Nosotros tuvimos – We had
Vosotros tuvisteis – You had
Ellos tuvieron – They had

Hacer – to do / to make
Yo hice – I did
Tú hiciste – You did
Él hizo – He did
Nosotros hicimos – We did
Vosotros hicisteis – You did
Ellos hicieron – They did

Ver – to see
Yo vi – I saw
Tú viste – You saw
Él vio – He saw
Nosotros vimos – We saw
Vosotros visteis – You saw
Ellos vieron – They saw

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