Do you struggle with the Past in Spanish?
Do you understand the difference between the preterit and the imperfect tenses? How to conjugate, the how and why of usage?
If you want to take your Spanish knowledge to the next level and learn to describe past events using the IMPERFECT, this class is for you!
This intermediate level class and series on the past tenses in Spanish are specifically designed for students of Spanish language and culture who want to master these grammatical structures with confidence in conversational speaking, improved reading, writing and listening skills. Not knowing the past tenses, or how to distinguish them properly, condemns students to the beginner level of understanding and performance of the Spanish language.
Class 2: The Past tense is the second of the series that comprises the imperfect. In this course you will build the foundation for Mastering the Past in Spanish with expressions that are typically used with it, and the conjugation of regular and irregular verbs.
Ms. Diana Di Tolla skillfully breaks down the imperfect into its most simplistic in order for you to understand. The first phase of Class 2 is conjugation. Then, moving to simple sentences to build confidence, and finally to expressions and the rules of use in order to create a culminating project. Each lesson thoughtfully lays out a foundation that includes conjugating, creating simple sentences, and, building upon previous learning. Class 2 concludes with using the imperfect tense in all the modalities: reading / writing / listening / speaking, which gives you a STRONG foundation in this grammatical concept.
These series of classes are highly interactive and your involvement is key to the mastering process.
Take this class to facilitate your understanding, learn the steps to proficiency and practice speaking at an intermediate level in the Spanish language. Understanding the past tenses and achieving proficiency to their use, propels students into the intermediate level of performance. This knowledge is the difference between a HIGH or a LOW score on any end of year exam, DELE, or proficiency exam for Spanish language and being able to converse at the Intermediate level.
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Class 2: The Past Tense in Spanish (Imperfect)
Spanish Grammar Make Easy
Created by Diana Di Tolla
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Do you struggle with the Past in Spanish?
You will learn
✓ Students will understand how to apply their understanding to create several simple narrative sentences in the imperfect tense and be able to demonstrate their understanding using various expressions of use.
✓ Students will discern the how and why of using the imperfect tense and be able to apply their learning to create concrete examples which describe how they feel, think, want, the weather, time, and more in order to communicate at an intermediate level in Spanish.
This course is for
• Students are those desiring to review main principles of the second past tense (the imperfect) to gain further understanding of the past tenses.
• Students are predominantly L2 language learners, growing up in a household with spoken English and are trying to understand Spanish at an intermediate level, (typically students in the US and Canadian education systems.)
• Students need to have a good grasp of spoken English and written English grammar as the presentation and comparisons are between English and Spanish.
• Students of all ages who are familiar with the present tense in Spanish, subject pronouns, and the conjugation table.