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Preterite Perfect ( pretérito perfecto)
The preterite perfect tense is used to express an specific action or event that began and ended in the past.
The action began and was completed at a definite time in the past
The action was started and compteted in the past
It is  used to express abrupt changes or ended conditions  like wishes, opinions or  moods
ganar Gané un viaje a Disneyworld I won a trip to Disneyworld
venir Juan vino a verme ayer Juan came to see me  yesterday
cantar Canté en el Pub anoche. I song at the pub last night
Regular  - ar -  verbs Regular  - er -  verbs Regular  - ir -  verbs
Irregular - ar -  verbs
Regular - AR -  verbs
The preterite tense of regular ¨ar¨ verbs is formed by dropping the ¨ar¨ ending that the verbs have in the infinitive 
and adding the following endings to the person it refers to:
yo é
aste
él-ella ó The ending of the verbs tells us the person it refers to
nosotros amos it is very common to omit the personal pronoun
vosotros asteis (yo, tú, él, ella, nosotros, vosotros, ellos)
ellos aron
infinitive verb
cantar ( to sing) bailar ( to dance) estudiar( to study)
indicative (preterite perfect tense)
yo canté bailé estudié
cantaste bailaste estudiaste
él-ella cantó bailó estudió
nosotros cantamos bailamos estudiamos
vosotros cantasteis bailasteis estudiasteis
ellos cantaron bailaron estudiaron
María cantó muy bien María sang very well
Nosotros estudiamos mucho We studied a lot
Ellos bailaron un Tango They danced a Tango
Because the ending of the verbs tells us the person it refers to, it is very common to omit  the personal pronoum…………..
Estudiamos mucho todos los dias  We studied a lot every day
Caminé 8 km cada dia I walked  8 km each day

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