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When to use imperfect
The Imperfect handles three different Past tense constructions in English:

I studied at Ohlone College.(we don't know if I finished or not.)

I used to study at Ohlone College.

I was studying at Ohlone college.

*It is important to note that we use the Imperfect to indicate we "were doing" something.*
-AR verb endings (drop -ar from infinitive
aba
abas
aba
abamos (first a accented)
aban
-IR/-ER verb endings
the "í" of the Imperfect past tense always carries an accent

ia
ias
ia
iamos
ian
Irregular verbs?
Ser, Ir, and Ver
Ser
era
eras
era
eramos (accent e)
eran
ir
iba
ibas
iba
ibamos (accent i)
iban
ver (all i's accented)
veia
veias
veia
veiamos
veian