Category: Concp

Exercise D

Exercise D Now print the following graphic and fill in the blanks: Source by Palacio Alegre  

Exercise C

Exercise C C. The time has passed for the six situations you have just worked. Imagine a day later (or a week, a month, a year … does not matter), are now past situations. Someone asks the following questions about each situation. Complete answers to the most appropriate verb tense in each case: preterito indefinido o preterito imperfecto Attention: Try to solve Scenario 1 and Scenario 2 without the help of your teacher. Then he/she will correct your answers but won’t give you more information. Then complete the rest of situations and try to find out when we use past imperfect or preterit indefinite, “travel to the…

Exercise B

Exercise B B. Now imagine you live in the six situations that you have read before. Put yourself in the scene, when it happens, and responds with the most appropriate verb tense in each case. Most of the excuses are the same as you have already worked in previous classes or lessons. Attention: When we talk about the things happening around us at that very moment, are not always possible to express them once they occur. So to talk about the current situation not only use the present simple but also the present perfect tense or past simple Examples: I’m leaving…

Exercise A

Exercise A A. We will look for possible reasons to explain the following situations. Why these things occur? Choose the box below the four excuses suitable for every situation and write them below. Recommendations to add in the exercise below Por enfadarme con mis amigos Por no tener dinero para un taxi Por no tener saldo Por no tener suficiente dinero Por perder mi agenda Por estar cansado Por estar  borracho Por no ser mi talla Por estar en clase Por cambiar de…

Conceptual Aspect (Aspecto conceptual)

Conceptual Aspect (Aspecto conceptual) Fuente/Source click HERE This perspective does not cover all cases but it covers most of them. Do this exercise before reading the explanation. Click HERE for the exercise. The choice of indefinite and imperfect is only a matter of perspective as the “aspectual conception.” We agree that both the indefinite and the imperfect belong to the past, but the difference is in what part of the past we stand?. The indefinite  is standing on the part of the story where the action is over and the imperfect (preterite) “at this moment in history” the action was not…

First approach – Imperfect vs Preterit (Indefinido)

First approach – Imperfect vs Preterit (Indefinido) Source by Palacio Alegre What a excuse! – Another view of explanation of preterit  indefinido vs. imperfect. Source by Palacio Alegre Exercises (Click on each one) Exercise A Exercise B Exercise C Exercise D