VERBS - VERBOS

Regular vs Irregular

There are two types of verbs.  Those that are "regular" follow the same pattern.  All verbs of the same ending will be formed the same way.  Those that are "irregular" do not follow a set pattern. 


Present Tense

Anything that happen now is in the "Present Tense".  All regular verbs are formed the same way in the present tense depending on their ending.  To change a regular verb you drop the last two letters and add the correct ending. 

  "ar" ending "er" ending "ir" ending
yo (I) o o o
t (you) as es es
l (he), ella (she) a e e
nosotros (we) amos emos imos
ustedes (you - plural) an en en
ellos (they), ellas (they)* an en en

*you use ellos when referring to a group of males, or a mixed group of males and females.  You would use ellas when referring to a group of females.  The verb ending is the same.


Difference Between "er" Verbs and "ir" Verbs

The only difference between verbs that end in "er" and verbs that end in "ir" is in the ending for "we".  All other endings are the same.


The Verb Ver - To See

The verb "ver" (to see) is a little different from other "er" verbs.  For the "yo" form you only drop the final letter.  I see is "veo", not "vo".

 

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