GCSE Grammar - Verbs & Tenses
The Preterite Tense - Regular verbs
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The preterite tense is a past tense which refers to what happened, or what someone did, e.g:
   The match started
   I played tennis
   We went to the park

In Spanish the preterite tense is normally formed by taking the infinitive of the verb, removing the AR,
ER, or IR ending,  and adding the appropriate endings

           VISITAR - TO VISIT      COMER - TO EAT     ESCRIBIR - TO WRITE

           (yo) visité = I visited
           (tú)  visitaste = you visited etc
Here's another song to help you remember the endings.
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AR verbs - use the 'La Cucaracha' tune.
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For ER/IR verbs which actually share the same endings, why not try a military chant!
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