The Spanish preterite tense “Pretérito Indefinido” usually is the 2nd Spanish past tense that you study as a beginner. It is almost the same as the “simple past” in English or the “Präteritum” in German. But still, there are some differences how you use it in Spanish. Watch Mónica’s video about the Spanish preterite tense to learn more (click here).
If you study the Spanish preterite tense “Pretérito Indefinido,” you can easily get lost because the different verb conjugations can be confusing sometimes. Especially the Spanish preterite tense irregular verbs are not that easy.
We recommend studying a few regular verbs first if you have not done it before. After that, you need to learn the irregular verbs conjugation in the Spanish past tense.
If you already want to study the regular verbs first: click here.
When you’re ready for the Spanish past tense irregular verbs, you should start studying the essential ones first (ser, estar, hacer, tener, etc.).
We found this webpage for the Spanish verb conjugation in the past tense very helpful (click here).
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The Spanish preterite tense irregular verbs
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