Present & Preterite Tenses of Decir in Spanish


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Most of the verbs that end in -cir in the preterite have a _____-stem change.

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1. Las personas _____ (decir - preterite) que todos los voluntarios ayudaron.

2. Ellos me _____ (decir - preterite) que necesitamos recolectar más dinero para los pobres.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet set will gauge your understanding of the present and preterite tenses of decir. Topics covered on the quiz include Spanish verb usage and stem changes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of the following:

  • Common trait among verbs ending in -cir in the preterite
  • Conjugation of decir in the present tense
  • Correct conjugation needed in example sentences

Skills practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Spanish lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding present and preterite tense conjugation and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify a common trait among verbs ending in -cir in the preterite

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson Present & Preterite Tenses of Decir in Spanish, which covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the definition of decir in Spanish
  • Review a chart detailing the conjugation of decir in the present and preterite tense
  • Practice translating sample sentences