Why It Matters: ¿Terminaste tus tareas?

In this module, we’ll be learning the preterit tense, the tense used to describe a completed past action. By way of a musical preview, the titles of these songs use the preterit tense:

J Mena – Se Acabó
Jimena Guevara Barón, better known as Jimena Barón o J Mena, is an Argentine actress and singer-songwriter. (acabarse = to run out, finish)

Leonardo, Ángela, y Majo Aguilar – Lo Busqué
Leonardo, Ángela, y Majo Aguilar are the children of Mexican singer Antonio Aguilar jr. and the grandchildren of the singer Antonio Aguilar.

Prince Royce – El Amor Que Perdimos
Geoffrey Royce Rojas, known professionally as Prince Royce, is an American singer and songwriter of Dominican descent. (wikipedia entry on Prince Royce)

Pedro Infante – Los dos perdimos
Pedro Infante Cruz was a Mexican actor and singer. Hailed as one of the greatest actors of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema, he is considered an idol in Mexico and other Latin American countries such as Venezuela, Guatemala and Peru. (wikipedia entry on Infante)

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