Preterite Conjugations in Spanish: Terms With Irregular Patterns


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Which of the following verbs changes the i to y in the preterite form of the 3rd person singular and plural?

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1. Which of the following verbs adds accent marks to the preterite endings in the nosotros, tú, and vosotros forms?

2. What is the correct 3rd person singular (él/ella/Ud.) form of the verb 'leer'? The answer should be in Preterite form.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review how to conjugate verbs that have stems that end in vowels with this interactive quiz. You will be asked to choose the correct conjugation of a verb in the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person along with identifying accent placement.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be asked to:

  • Conjugate verbs to the preterite form
  • Use accent marks when appropriate
  • Write the 3rd person singular of the verb leer
  • Identify the 1st person plural of the verb oir
  • Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verb

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on conjugating Spanish verbs with irregular patterns in the preterite
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding purpose and pronunciation of accents over weak vowels
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to complete sentences using the correct form of the verb

Additional Learning

To learn more about conjugating verbs in Spanish, review the lesson titled Preterite Conjugations in Spanish: Terms With Irregular Patterns. The information in this lesson can be used to:

  • Identify verbs that change spelling in the preterite due to three vowels in a row
  • Recognize the 3rd person preterite
  • Recall the i to y rule for the 3rd person preterite for certain verbs and the exceptions
  • Understand the purpose of accents over vowels
  • Practice vocabulary such as huir, extinguir, leer, and caer