Imperfect Part III: Test #1

  1. Try substituting was/were, used to ..., would (meaning used to) ... for the verb in order to determine whether the tense should be imperfect or preterite.

  2. Choose the correct tense for the following general mental states and physical sensations.

  3. The following sentences all describe how things were, or what things were like. Which is appropriate, imperfect or preterite?