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Morado Homework Class 1 (for Class 2)
Morado Homework Class 2 (for Class 3)
Morado Homework Class 3 (for Class 4)
Morado Homework Class 4 (for Class 5)
Morado Homework Class 5 (for Class 6)
Morado Homework Class 6 (for Class 7)
Morado Homework Class 7 (for Class 8)

Morado Homework Class 1

Lesson: The Future Tense

 

The future tense (expressing that something "will" happen) for regular verbs if formed as follows: add the following endings to the complete, 
unadulterated infinitive: -é -ás -á -emos -án So, for example, the verb HABLAR in the future tense looks like this: hablaré hablarás hablará hablaremos hablarán Assignment Write a page, duble spaced, about what has happened in your lifetime as if it hasn't happened yet. Imagine have not yet been born and predict the
things which, in reality, have happened in your life.

Morado Homework Class 2

Lesson: Irregular verbs in the future tense: CABER, HABER, SABER, PODER, QUERER

 

These verbs use the same endings as regular future tense verbs

-é

-ás

-á

-emos

-án

 

But instead of retaining the whole infinitive as the root, the E in the ER ending is dropped. For example:

 

sabré

sabrás

sabrá

sabremos

sabrán

 

By the way, CABER means to fit as in:

Todos estos libros no cabrán en la bolsa. (All these books won't fit in the bag.)

 

It does NOT mean "fit" as in "These shoes don't fit me."

 

HABER is used principally in two ways:

1. To mean "there is" or "there are" (HAY in the present). In this sense, HABER has only one form in the future tense: HABRÁ (there will be). It 
doesn't matter if what there will be is singular or plural. 2. As the helping verb in the "perfect" tenses. For example: HE viajado a Arizona dos veces. (I have traveled to Arizona twice.) En mayo, habré viajado a Arizona tres veces. (In May, I will have traveled to Arizona three times.) Assignment Write a page, double spaced, about what you think will happen in your life during the next week. Include the verbs CABER, HABER, SABER, PODER, and QUERER.

Verde Homework Class 3

Lesson: Irregular verbs in the future tense: SALIR, TENER, PONER, VENIR

 

These verbs use the same endings as regular future tense verbs

-é

-ás

-á

-emos

-án

 

But instead of retaining the whole infinitive as the root, the E or I in the infinitive ending is dropped. For example:

 

saldré

saldrás

saldrá

saldremos

saldrán

 

Assignment

Write a page, double spaced, about what you think will happen in your life during the twelve months. Include the verbs SALIR, TENER, PONER, and VENIR.

 

Morado Homework Class 4

Lesson: Irregular verbs in the future tense: DECIR, HACER

 

In the future tense, DECIR and HACER are irregular. To form both, remove the letters E and I and add the future endings.

 

DECIR

diré

dirás

dirá

diremos

dirán

 

HACER

haré

harás

hará

haremos

harán

 

Assignment

Write a page, double spaced, about what you think will happen in the world during the next twelve months. Include the verbs HACER and DECIR.

 

Morado Homework Class 5


Lesson: Preterite Tense: Irregular Verbs: DECIR, HACER, QUERER and VENIR

 

The PRETERITE TENSE is essentially the simple past.

Examples:

Hablé con mi hermana ayer. (I spoke with my sister yesteray.)

¿Quién se comió el último trozo de pizza? (Who ate the last slice of pizza?)

 

The PRETERITE is not use to say that something "was happening" or "used to happen." The IMPERFECT TENSE is used for that.

 

First Conjugation Verbs in the Preterite (-AR Verbs)

First conjugation preterite endings are as follows:

-é    -amos

-aste

-ó    -aron

 

Example:

HABLAR

hablé        hablamos

hablaste

habló        hablaron

 

Second and Third Conjugation Verbs in the Preterite (-ER & -IR Verbs)

Second and third conjugation preterite endings are the same:

-í    -imos

-iste

-ió    -ieron

 

Examples:

COMER

comí        comimos

comiste

comió        comieron

 

VIVIR

viví        vivimos

viviste

vivió        vivieron

 

This week, however, you are to sudy an practice the following four verbs that are irregular in the preterite:

DECIR

dije      dijimos

dijiste

dijo      dijeron

 

HACER

hice            hicimos

hiciste

hizo            hicieron

 

VENIR

vine            vinimos

viniste

vino            vinieron

 

QUERER

quise            quisimos

quisiste

quiso            quisieron

 

ASSIGNMENT

1. Read a book and bring it to class.

2. Write out the conjugation for each of these verbs until you can o from memory.

3. Practice the conjugation for each of these verbs orally until you can o from memory.

4. Write a sequence of events in the preterite (I did this, then than then the other.) Include the 4 verbs above.

 

 

Morado Homework Class 6


Lesson: Preterite Tense: Irregular Verbs: PONER PODER, TENER, SABER

 

These verbs are irregular in the preterite AND three of them (PODER, TENER, and SABER) actually have a distinctive meaning in the preterite from the their meaning in the present.

 

PONER

puse                 pusimos

pusiste

puso                pusieron

 

PODER*

pude                pudimos

pudiste

pudo                pudieron

*In the present indicative, PODER means "to be able" or "can." In the preterite, PODER means "to succeed in doing something" or, in the 

negative, "to fail." It expresses more the effect of circumstances than one's innate ability. Example: Traté de abrir la puerta pero no
pude. (I tried to open the door, but I couldn't.) TENER** tuve tuvimos tuviste tuvo tuvieron **In the present indicative, TENER means "to have." In the preterite, TENER means "to receive" or "to get." It expresses the moment when
possession begins. Example: Ayer tuve una carta de mi abuela. (Yesterday I got a letter from my grandma.) SABER*** supe supimos supiste supo supieron ***In the present indicative, SABER means "to know." In the preterite, SABER means "to find out" or "to discover." It expresses the moment
when knowing begins. Example: No fue hasta esta mañana que dupe que mis diamantes eran falsos. (It wasn't until this morning that I
found out that my diamonds were fake.) Assignment 1. Write out these verbs in their complete conjugation until you can do it from memory. 2. Write a story inspired by these verbs. Something that takes place in the past of course. Use the verbs in the preterite as much as possible.

Morado Homework Class 7


 

Lesson: Preterite Tense: Irregular Verbs: ESTAR, ANDAR

 

These two verbs are similar in their form in the preterite to the verb TENER.

 

ESTAR

estuve              estuvimos

estuviste

estuvo              estuvieron

 

ANDAR

anduve             anduviste

anduviste

anduvo             anduvieron

 

Note:

ANDAR, whether preterite or not, means more than most students know. ANDAR is commonly thought of by students as meaning merely "to walk." But also means:

1. to go via a particular mode of transportation

Example: El carro está en el taller, así que hoy ando en bus. (The car's in the shop, so today I'm going by bus.)

2. to function

Example: El carro no anda bien, por eso está en el taller. (The car's not working well, that's why it's in the shop.)

3. to wander

Example: Ayer anduvimos en el parque por dos horas. (Yesterday we wandered around the park for two hours.)

4. to wear

Example: Ayer anduve una corbata porque tuve una entrevista. (Yesterday I work a tie because I had an interview.)

5. to have something on your person

Example: Ayer no pude comprar café porque no andaba suficiente dinero. (Yesterday I couldn't buy coffee because I didn't have enough money on me.)

 

Assignment

1. Practice the conjugation of ESTAR and ANDAR in the preterite in both written and oral forms until you have them memorized.

2. Write a story in the past inspired by these verbs, trying to give examples of all 5 meanings of ANDAR.


 

Questions?

Last updated 23 September 2015