You can use the imperfect in the following ways:
§ to speak about background events in a story
§ to talk about something you used to do as a habit
§ to speak about how old someone was
§ to say what time it was
§ to talk about repeated, continuous actions in the past
The following chart shows you how to form the imperfect:
Here are the only verbs that are irregular in the imperfect:
¶ These forms have an accent!
Eran las tres. It was three o’clock.