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Tocar Preterite Tense

Learn to express touching, playing, or affecting in Spanish with the Preterite Tense of tocar. Our page provides a detailed conjugation chart, engaging verb activities, and sentences using tocar in various contexts. Master this versatile verb to talk about physical contact, playing instruments, or taking turns. Enhance your vocabulary with Spanish conjugation. Develop your tocar conjugation skills at our tocar conjugation page.

Verb Meaning(s): to touch, to play (an instrument)

Verb Chart: Tocar Preterite Tense



I touched



we touched

(Juana, Juan)


you touched


(informal Spain)


you all touched


(Sra./Dr. García)


he/she/you touched



they/you all touched

Tocar Preterite Tense Practice

Multiple Choice Game

Artifact Amigo Spanish Verb Conjugation Game

Conjugation Practice

Preterite Tense

Tocar Preterite Sentence Examples

1. Ayer toqué la guitarra en la fiesta de un amigo.
Yesterday, I played the guitar at a friend’s party.
2. ¿Tocaste a la puerta antes de entrar?
Did you knock on the door before entering?
3. Él tocó el piano en el concierto escolar.
He played the piano at the school concert.
4. Ella tocó un tema delicado durante la discusión.
She touched on a sensitive subject during the discussion.
5. ¿Tocó Ud. el violín en la orquesta?
Did you play the violin in the orchestra?
6. Nosotros tocamos en una banda de rock.
We play in a rock band.
7. ¿Tocaron ellos la campana para anunciar el inicio de la ceremonia?
Did they ring the bell to announce the start of the ceremony?
8. Las chicas tocaron canciones populares en la fiesta.
The girls played popular songs at the party.
9. ¿Tocaron Uds. fútbol en el parque ayer?
Did you all play soccer in the park yesterday?
10. Vosotros tocasteis música clásica en el recital.
You all (Spain) played classical music at the recital.