Ch 16: Discussing the Past in Spanish

About This Chapter

This collection of engaging Spanish language lessons examines the preterite tense and the vocabulary that's used to talk about past events. These useful video lessons and quizzes can help you study for a Spanish exam, complete a homework assignment or simply improve your Spanish skills.

Discussing the Past in Spanish - Chapter Summary

The bite-sized lessons in this chapter explain how to talk about the past in Spanish. You'll learn vocabulary words that are used to describe time in the past and review the preterite tense. Following each lesson is a short quiz to help you retain the vocabulary and grammar rules you've studied. If you need any extra help, feel free to reach out to one of our expert Spanish instructors. You can also study these lessons on any Internet-connected device. By the conclusion of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Understand Spanish vocabulary words pertaining to the past
  • Conjugate regular -AR, -ER and -IR verbs in the preterite tense
  • Recognize irregular preterite tense verbs
  • Comprehend Spanish news articles that use the preterite tense

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