Kwiziq community member
22 February 2018
This question relates to:Spanish lesson "When to use El Pretérito Perfecto or El Pretérito Indefinido (present perfect or simple past)"
Kwiziq language super star
23 February 2018
Not a question, but I think your program should identify in English, one clear definition of the many Spanish names of verb tenses, i.e., Pertérito Indefinido, etc. = Past Tense.
It is very confusing as it is. Too many different names.
24 February 2018
Ah, yes. We've been discussing how to handle this for a while actually. There are up to four different Spanish tense names in use in different countries, unfortunately, for every tense which makes things very confusing as there's no global standard. We'll adopt one standard ourselves but also put up a full table so people can look up other names. We're also exploring the idea of letting you choose a preferred name for a given tense which the system will then use everywhere - but this is quite a difficult thing to implement, so we won't be able to do that any time time soon. I'll post a link to the tense names table though when it's up.
Thanks for reminding me about this!
Hey Sherri - here's the table of Spanish Tense names and English equivalents for you, as promised:https://spanish.kwiziq.com/spanish-tense-names Hopefully that will help a little. It's worth writing down some of the variations, especially pretérito/indefinido and putting them on the wall where you can see them. You can print this page too but writing them out will help you remember them.
26 February 2018
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