AP Spanish : Imperfect / El Imperfecto

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for AP Spanish

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Verb Tense In Spanish

Fill in the blank with the correct response. 

Ellos _________ en la calle cuando vieron a Claudia.

Possible Answers:


habían caminado

han caminado 


habrán caminado

Correct answer:



In the first part of the sentence, the action that was interrupted before they saw Claudia was an action in progress in the past; therefore the imperfect tense must be used.

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