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Spanish Perfect Tense - Chapter Summary
This Spanish chapter outlines the rules for conjugating regular and irregular verbs in the perfect tense. Our expert Spanish instructors explain the rules and steps needed to properly conjugate verbs, and after finishing each lesson, you can practice these conjugations by taking the included self-assessment quizzes.
You can study these Spanish lessons on any computer or mobile device and complete the chapter at your own pace. After finishing these lessons, you should be able to:
- Conjugate 'estar' and 'comer' in past perfect and present perfect tenses
- Know how to conjugate 'decir' in present perfect and preterite perfect tenses
- Understand the conjugations for 'ser' in the conditional perfect and present perfect
1. Comer Perfect Conjugation: Past & Present
This lesson covers the Spanish verb ''comer'', which means 'to eat'. We will study how it's used in two different past tenses, the present perfect and the past perfect, while considering the context and their differences.
2. Decir Perfect Conjugation: Present & Preterite
This lesson focuses on the Spanish verb ''decir'', which means 'to say' or 'to tell'. You will learn how to use it in the past, tell stories or reproduce what other people said by using two past tenses - the present perfect and the preterite.
3. Estar Perfect Conjugation: Present & Past
In this lesson we will learn about the Spanish verb ''estar'' ('to be') and how to use it in context. We will also see how to conjugate it in two different past tenses, i.e. the present perfect and the past perfect, analyzing them in context.
4. Ser Perfect: Conditional & Present
In this lesson we talk about the Spanish verb ''ser'' ('to be') and its use in two perfect or compound tenses - the present perfect and the perfect conditional. With these tenses you can talk about past experiences and make hypotheses.
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