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02 Preterite Regular ER verbs

Posted by Señor Jordan on Oct 21, 2008 in conjugation, preterite, verbs, year 2 |

Hola a todos.  In this lesson, we’ll be continuing with the preterite.  This time, we’re covering regular -er verbs.  But just like with -ar verbs, the -er stem changers can be lumped into this group as well.  Irregulars are a completely different story and those will eventually be covered! Enjoy!

Let me know if this video lesson was helpful.  Also, questions/comments/suggestions are welcome!

Check out the preterite conjugation sheet if you’d like a summary of the preterite!

Conjugation chart:

preterite comer copy


yo comí – I ate
tú comiste – you ate
él comió – he ate
ella comió – she ate
usted comió – you (formal) ate
nosotros comimos – we ate
nosotras comimos – we (females) ate
ellos comieron – they ate
ellas comieron – they (females) ate
ustedes comieron – you all ate

– to learn
beber – to drink
comer – to eat
comprender – to understand
correr – to run
creer – to believe
devolver (o-ue) – to return [something]
entender (e-ie) – to understand
leer – to read
perder (e-ie) – to lose
romper – to break
vender – to sell
volver (o-ue) – to return

el libro = book
mucho – a lot
el problema – the problem
rápido – fast
la casa – house
la ventana – window


Related video(s):

  1. Preterite regular -AR verbs
  2. Preterite -AR verbs: -GAR, -CAR, -ZAR
  3. Preterite regular -IR verbs

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Spencer Herron
Dec 31, 2008 at 1:25 pm

i understood a bit of what the guy is saying. printed off the list just to study over break if i need to and just as a small dictionary.

Mark Beck
Jan 3, 2009 at 6:02 pm

I watched the movie and noted the new material and I also printed out the vocab

Sarah Draughon
Jan 3, 2009 at 10:51 pm

I watched the video and wrote down the vocab for notes.

Jan 4, 2009 at 2:34 am

Soo watched the video twice first time was confusing but got it the second time..
Wrote down vocab on notecards.

Jan 4, 2009 at 7:56 pm

The Video was helpful and i understood it well.

Yo compredi el vocabulario rapido.

Jessica Christian
Jan 5, 2009 at 12:24 am

The video helped a lot! I printed out the vocab to study. :)

Jan 5, 2009 at 8:05 pm

The video went really fast but I went back a couple times and wrote down all the examples. I also wrote down the vocab. It was helpful and the video allowed me to understand the concepts.

Ben King
Jan 5, 2009 at 9:02 pm

do i get 5 points for watching this?

Tiffany Williams
Jan 7, 2009 at 12:13 am

The video was helpful with conjucations. I wrote the vocab down to learn from later. I liked how he gave a lot of examples to help better understand the concepts.

Jan 7, 2009 at 10:25 am

Watched the movie and took some notes.

Jan 25, 2009 at 11:57 pm

Wow…best online source of spanish lessons I have seen. I understand your lessons crystal clear. Great job! ( I wish I could rewind myself back to highschool spanish and check out your class haha).

Mar 18, 2010 at 4:58 pm

Sr. Jordan saved me from failing my spanish final. my spanish teacher is useless.
Thank you soo much!!! U da bomb!!

Linda Taylor
May 23, 2011 at 6:51 am

Senor Jordan,

I’ve been trying to learn Spanish for years but the past tense completely tripped me up repeatedly!

Your lessons are the best I’ve found. I’ve been through about 25 courses in my life.

As soon as I cease being unemployed, I’m sending you a really good donation!

Thank you so much!

Linda Taylor

May 23, 2011 at 6:34 pm

Thank you Sr. Jordan! You helped me in understanding the verb conjugating and for watching your videos my teacher is giving me Extra Credit!



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