Ser Preterite Tense

Welcome to our interactive guide on the Ser Preterite Tense, a cornerstone of past tense conversations in Spanish. This section features a comprehensive verb chart, ample verb practice exercises, and detailed conjugation practice to help you master the usage of ‘Ser’ in the past tense. Take your Spanish verbs knowledge to the next level and become fluent in recounting past events with confidence! Explore more about Ser conjugation or dive into our extensive resources on Spanish verb conjugation.



I was



we were

(Juana, Juan)


you were


(informal Spain)


you all were


(Sra. García)


he, she, you were

Ellos, Ellas, Uds.


they, you all were

Ser Preterite Tense Practice

Multiple Choice Game

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Conjugation Practice

Preterite Tense

1. Ayer yo fui al cine solo.
Yesterday I went to the movies alone.
2. ¿Tú fuiste el mejor en tu clase el año pasado?
Were you the best in your class last year?
3. Él fue campeón de natación en 2019.
He was a swimming champion in 2019.
4. Ella fue a París el verano anterior.
She went to Paris last summer.
5. Usted fue muy amable con nosotros.
You were very kind to us.
6. Nosotros fuimos a la montaña el fin de semana.
We went to the mountain last weekend.
7. ¿Vosotros fuisteis a la fiesta de Ana? (vosotros is used only in Spain)
Did you go to Ana’s party? (vosotros is used only in Spain)
8. Ellos fueron los primeros en terminar el examen.
They were the first to finish the exam.
9. Ellas fueron seleccionadas para el equipo de voleibol.
They were selected for the volleyball team.
10. ¿Ustedes fueron al concierto el mes pasado?
Did you go to the concert last month?