Regular verbs in present, pretérite, imperfect, future

I speak

Hablo

You (sing) speak

Hablas

He/she speaks

Habla

We speak

Hablamos

You (pl) speak

Habláis

They speak

Hablan

Preterite or imperfect?

The imperfect tense is used when there isn't a definite beginning or end to an action in the past, and this action is repeated or continuous, eg siempre jugaba en el parque (I always played in the park).The preterite tense tells us that the action took place at a specific point in time and is completed, eg ayer jugué en el parque (yesterday I played in the park).

Hablé

I spoke

Hablaste

You spoke

Habló

He/she spoke

Hablamos

We spoke

Hablasteis

You (pl) spoke

Hablaron

They spoke

Hablaba

I used to speak

Hablabas

You used to speak

Hablaba

He/she used to speak

Hablábamos

We used to speak

Hablabais

You (pl) used to speak

Hablaban

They used to speak

Hablaré

I will speak

Hablarás

You (sing) will speak

Hablará

He/she will speak

Hablaremos

We will speak

Hablaréis

You (pl) will speak

Hablarán

They will speak

Como

I eat

Comes

You (sing) eat

Come

He/she eat

Comemos

We eat

Coméis

You (pl) eat

Comen

They eat

Comí

I ate

Comiste

You (sing) ate

Comió

He/she ate

Comimos

We ate

Comisteis

You (pl) ate

Comieron

They ate

Comía

I used to eat

Comías

You used to eat

Comía

He/she used to eat

Comíamos

We used to eat

Comíais

You (pl) used to eat

Comían

They used to eat

Comeré

I will eat

Comerás

You (sing) will eat

Comerá

He/she will eat

Comeremos

We will eat

Comereís

You (pl) will eat

Comerán

They will eat

Vivo

I live

Vives

You (sing) lives

Vive

He/she live

Vivimos

We live

Vivís

You (pl) live

Viven

They live

Viví

I lived

Viviste

You (sing) lived

Vivió

He/she lived

Comimos

We lived

Comisteis

You (pl) lived

Vivieron

They lived

Vivía

I used to live

Vivías

You (sing) used to live

Vivía

He/she used to live

Vivíamos

We used to live

Vivíais

You (pl) used to live

Vivían

They used to live

Viviré

I will live

Vivirás

You (sing) will live

Vivirá

He/she will live

Viviremos

We will live

Viviréis

You (pl) will live

Vivirán

They will live