Irregular preterit Pattern 1

Learn the irregular preterit stem to which you add the Pattern-1  irregular preterit endings.  They are listed below:

andar / to walk —> anduv

estar / to be —* estuv

tener / to have —* tuv

caber I to fit —* cup

saber/to know — sup

hacer / to do, to make —* hic (hiz- in third person singular)

querer / to want —* quis

venir / to come —> vin-

poder / can, to be able – pud

poner / to put, to place —> pus



2. Add the following irregular preterit tense endings to the irregular stems listed above. You will note that there are no written accents on these endings.

Terminaciones

Person Conjugation
Yo - e
Tu- iste
el/ella - o
usted -o
ustedes - eron
nosotros- imos
ellos/ellas- eron

3.  This would be the result:

Venir

Person stemtermination meaning
yovinei came
tuvinisteyou came
el/ellavinohe/she came
usted (you formal)vinoyou (formal) came
ustedes vinieronyou guys came
nosotros vinimoswe came
ellos/ellasvinieronthey came