Slow Spanish Dialogues - Preterite  

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Dialogue 1

This dialogue focuses on the preterite tense. This tense is used when speaking about an event which began and was completed at some point in the past.

Mamá entra a casa y pide un reporte a su hijo Eddy.

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Eddy: Hola mami. ¡Qué rápido viniste!
Hi mommy. How quickly you came!

Mamá: Hola amor. ¿Hiciste tus tareas de la escuela?
Hi love. Did you do your school assignments?

Eddy: Todavía no, estuve ocupado en otras cosas.
Not yet, I was busy with other things.

Mamá: ¿Qué hiciste entonces?
What did you do then?

Eddy: Bueno, lavé los platos y barrí la casa.
Well, I washed the dishes and swept the house.

Mamá: ¡Qué bien! ¿Qué es ese olor en la cocina?
What good! What is that smell in the kitchen?

Eddy: ¡Oh! También cociné. Pero quemé el arroz.
Oh! I also cooked. But I burned the rice.

Mamá: Pero los platos y la cocina están sucios.
But the plates and the kitchen are dirty.

Eddy: Bueno, ensucié de nuevo y se me cayó el arroz quemado en el piso.
Well, I messed it up again and the burnt rice fell on the floor.

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