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31 resources with the concept the imperfect tense

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Preterite vs. Imperfect #5

For Students 9th - 10th
What is the imperfect tense or a Spanish preterite? After reviewing the tense and its conjugation with your intermediate Spanish class, provide them several opportunities to practice. Here's one that'd be the perfect bell-ringer...
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Sequence of Events

For Students 10th - 12th
Your intermediate and advanced learners can expand their conversation skills when they learn how to express multiple past events in the same sentence. This reference guide provides helpful commentary, examples, and translations.
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Irregular Verbs in the Imperfect

For Students 10th - 11th
Learners will fill out a verb chart for the imperfect forms of ser, ir, and ver. Then they'll complete fill-in-the-blank sentences using these irregular verbs! Great practice if you're looking to focus on these three verbs.
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Worksheet - -AR Verbs in the Imperfect

For Students 6th - 12th
Help your Spanish language learners perfect their imperfect. The worksheet includes two exercises that focus on -ar verbs. First, class members fill out a chart of four verbs with the correct imperfect endings. Next, they fill in the...
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Expressing Feelings and Mental Processes in the Past with the Imperfect Tense

For Students 6th - 12th
In general, Spanish speakers use the imperfect to express things in the past that continued over a period of time. Class members can read a brief paragraph about this topic and check out the verb endings before completing the...
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Worksheet - -Er and -Ir Verbs in the Imperfect

For Students 6th - 12th
Ask your class to conjugate a variety of -ir and -er verbs into the imperfect. To start, they must fill in the endings for four different verbs, paying attention to the subjects in each case. After they complete the endings, class...
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Imperfect Crossword

For Students 6th - 12th
Pupils must puzzle through the imperfect tense in order to complete this crossword. Class members conjugate 15 Spanish verbs in order to complete the crossword. Each clue is made up of a verb and a conjugation (for example: permitir,...
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Using the Imperfect Tense & the Preterite Tense

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In Spanish, there are several verb tenses used to express things that happened in the past. The tricky part is figuring out which one is appropriate for your situation. Let this resource help you and your pupils as they master the...
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The Imperfect Tense

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Take a trip to the computer lab or flip your class and use this online resource. Spanish language learners can read the included information about the imperfect and practice with the online interactive exercises that are linked on the...
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Hoja De Práctica: El preterito y el imperfecto

For Students 9th - 10th
Three short exercises help your intermediate Spanish speakers identify when to use either the preterite or imperfect tense and how to use them both correctly. In the first exercise, they translate simple sentences that use either tense....
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Preterite vs. Imperfect #6

For Students 8th - 10th
Now that your class has mastered the preterite tense, introduce the imperfect tense. Give them a verb conjugation chart to help them complete this short exercise. There are -ar, -ir, and common verbs to conjugate. 
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Preterite vs. Imperfect #1

For Students 9th - 10th
Consider using this half-sheet grammar focus as a pop quiz or bell-ringer to get the day started. Today's focus is using the imperfect tense and Spanish preterites. Your learners read the paragraph provided and use the verbs in...
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Preterite vs. Imperfect #2

For Students 8th - 10th
Print a series of these conjugation half-sheets to use as bell-ringers! This one focuses on using the preterite and imperfect tenses. Intermediate Spanish scholars use the verbs in parentheses to complete each of the sentences provided....
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Preterite vs. Imperfect #4

For Students 9th - 11th
This bell-ringer is a great way to start the day after introducing the imperfect tense to your intermediate Spanish speakers! Your pupil reads the short paragraph and uses the words in parentheses to complete the sentences. There are 15...
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Mi vida loca

For Teachers 12th
At this point, your Spanish speakers are almost high school graduates! Have them reflect on their life thus far by creating a timeline of their life. Then, for each age range, have them write about two events on their timeline. Consider...
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Cuentitos para ni

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Vamos a escribir! Your older learners will love writing a children's book for learners at the elementary level. The resource suggests having small groups write their stories and create PowerPoint slides with illustrations, but this can...
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Beginning Latin: Grammar

For Students 8th - 12th
A plentiful resource for your Latin classroom. Whether your learners are just beginning to acquire Latin grammar or if they're intermediates in need of review, this link has something for everyone. Worksheets (and answers), readings,...
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Verb Tense Review 1

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
You can review six different verb tenses in this PowerPoint: present future, present progressive, past progressive, preterite, and imperfect. It gives examples of the proper conjugation for each tense. Tip: Provide students with a list...
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Preterite vs. Imperfect #3

For Students 6th - 9th
Hm, to use the preterite or the imperfect? That is the question with this short practice activity! Use it as a bell-ringer or a short homework assignment. Learners simply read the paragraph and conjugate the verbs in parentheses to...
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Subjunctive vs Indicative (Pres. and Imp.) #2

For Students 9th - 10th
When do you use the subjunctive tense? When do you use the indicative? After reviewing these two tenses with your intermediate Spanish speakers, give them this practice opportunity. It's short, so consider opening up the day with this...
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Synopsis: Indicative and Subjunctive Forms

For Students 8th - 10th
What are the indicative and subjunctive verb forms? French or Spanish learners could both benefit from using this chart to conjugate verbs. Prepare verb lists, and make several copies so learners can practice different verbs. 
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Spanish Storybook Project

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Encourage your Spanish class to think creatively while using the preterite and imperfect tenses by asking learners to create storybooks. Pupils must come up with original stories, type up their work, illustrate the stories, and create...
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Un Repaso del Imperfecto

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the use of the imperfect tense in Spanish. They conjugate infinitive verbs in the imperfect while working together. They create a 30 second commercial using this skill.
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French Grammar Sheets

For Students 4th - 12th
Practice makes perfect, even when you're working with the imperfect tense! Use these worksheets to practice writing simple French sentences in the present tense and imperfect tense and writing sentences that include the correct use of some.