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1 Copyright © 2011 Vista Higher Learning. All rights reserved To create the forms of regular verbs, drop the infinitive endings (–ar, –er, –ir). Then add the endings of the different subject pronouns. The chart below demonstrates how to conjugate regular –ar verbs.

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4 Copyright © 2011 Vista Higher Learning. All rights reserved The Spanish present tense has several meanings in English. Note the following examples. Ana trabaja en la cafetería.Paco viaja a Madrid mañana. Ana works in the cafeteria.Paco travels to Madrid tomorrow. Ana is working in the cafeteria.Paco is traveling to Madrid tomorrow. Ana does work in the cafeteria.Paco does travel to Madrid tomorrow.

5 Copyright © 2011 Vista Higher Learning. All rights reserved Using verbs in Spanish When two verbs are used together with no change of subject, the second verb is generally in the infinitive. Deseo hablar con Maite.Necesito comprar lápices. I want to speak with Maite.I need to buy pencils.

6 Copyright © 2011 Vista Higher Learning. All rights reserved Using verbs in Spanish (contd) To make a sentence negative, use no before the conjugated verb. Yo no miro la televisión.Ella no desea bailar. I dont watch television.She doesnt want to dance.

7 Copyright © 2011 Vista Higher Learning. All rights reserved Using verbs in Spanish (contd) Subject pronouns are often omitted, the verb endings indicate who the subject is. ¿Hablas español?No, no hablo español. Do you speak Spanish?No, I dont speak Spanish.

8 Copyright © 2011 Vista Higher Learning. All rights reserved Using verbs in Spanish (contd) Subject pronouns may be used for clarification or for emphasis. ¿Qué enseñan ellos?Él enseña arte y ella enseña química. What do they teach?He teaches art and she teaches chemistry. ¿Quién desea trabajar hoy? Yo no deseo trabajar. Who wants to work today?I dont want to work.

9 Copyright © 2011 Vista Higher Learning. All rights reserved Provide the present-tense forms of the verbs. regresan 1. ¿A qué hora ___________ [regresar] ustedes? 2. Yo ___________ [hablar] español. 3. Elena y yo ___________ [estudiar] mucho. 4. A Mateo no le ___________ [gustar] bailar música electrónica. 5. Tú no ___________ [trabajar] en la cafetería. 6. Ellos ___________ [cantar] muy bien.


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