Latin 2.11 Imperfect tense verbs

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1st principle part Latin verbs (1st person singular present tense)
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ex: amo= I love
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2nd principle part Latin verbs (Infinitive)
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ex: amare= to love
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3rd principle part Latin verbs (1st person singular perfect tense)
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ex: amavi= I have loved
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4th principle part Latin verbs (Perfect passive participle)
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ex: amatus= having been loved
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The first three tenses: present, imperfect, and future, are formed using the _________ stem of the verb
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Present
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The present stem is the second principle part of the verb minus what?
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-re ex: amare= ama- portare= porta- aedificare= aedifica-
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The imperfect tense shows action in past time that was what?
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Continued, customary, or repeated
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For translations of the imperfect tense
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1. Was or were —-ing (he was loving, we were loving) 2. Used to—-(we used to love) 3. —-ed (I loved) 4. Kept on—-ing (they kept on loving)
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Formation of the imperfect tense
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Imperfect tense= present stem + (-BA-) + personal endings NOTE: for this tense, the first person singular ending is an M Ex: amabam- I loved, I used to love, I kept on loving, I was loving Amabas- you loved, you (s), used to love, you kept on loving, you were loving
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To form the imperfect tense, find the present stem then add what two things?
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-BA- and the personal endings
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1st principle part Latin verbs (1st person singular present tense)
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ex: amo= I love
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2nd principle part Latin verbs (Infinitive)
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ex: amare= to love
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3rd principle part Latin verbs (1st person singular perfect tense)
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ex: amavi= I have loved
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4th principle part Latin verbs (Perfect passive participle)
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ex: amatus= having been loved
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The first three tenses: present, imperfect, and future, are formed using the _________ stem of the verb
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Present
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The present stem is the second principle part of the verb minus what?
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-re ex: amare= ama- portare= porta- aedificare= aedifica-
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The imperfect tense shows action in past time that was what?
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Continued, customary, or repeated
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For translations of the imperfect tense
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1. Was or were —-ing (he was loving, we were loving) 2. Used to—-(we used to love) 3. —-ed (I loved) 4. Kept on—-ing (they kept on loving)
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Formation of the imperfect tense
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Imperfect tense= present stem + (-BA-) + personal endings NOTE: for this tense, the first person singular ending is an M Ex: amabam- I loved, I used to love, I kept on loving, I was loving Amabas- you loved, you (s), used to love, you kept on loving, you were loving
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To form the imperfect tense, find the present stem then add what two things?
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-BA- and the personal endings

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