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1 AKA (Also known as) Boot Verbs Stem changing verbsAKA (Also known as)Boot Verbs
2 What is a stem changing verb? Ordinarily to conjugate a verb, we just need to drop the ending –ar, -er, -ir and add the personal endings. (Click to see.)-ar personal endingsExample: caminar -o amos-as áisstem ending a an
3 Let’s stop to remember -er and -ir personal endings. -er personal endingsExample: correr o emos-es éisstem ending e en(Click to see the next.)Example: escribir -ir personal endings-o imosstem ending es -ís-e en
4 In regular verbs the stem does not change. But in stem changing verbs the stem does have a change. (Click to see.)One change is u changes to ueJugaryo juego nosotros jugamostú juegas vosotros jugáisél juega ellos jueganYou can draw a boot around the forms that change.
5 Sometimes the o changes to ue Almorzaryo almuerzo nosotros almorzamostú almuerzas vosotros almorzáisél almuerza ellos almuerzanYou can draw a boot around the forms that change.The forms outside the boot (nosotros and vosotros)do not have the stem change.
6 Some other o ue verbs are dormir and poder Some other o ue verbs are dormir and poder. Make sure use the correct personal endings for –er and –ir verbsduermo dormimos Duermes dormís duerme duermen
7 Poder is o to uepuedo podemospuedes podéispuede pueden
8 There is also a stem change e ie. Some of the verbs that have this stem change are also irregular in the yo form,For example the “go-go” verbs tener and venir. (they have “go” in the yo form)Tener tengo tenemostienes tenéistiene tienen
10 How can I tell if a verb is stem changing or not? Unfortunately… Other e ie verbs are: pensar, entender, preferir, empezar, querer and many others.(In the next unit we will see the last stem change which is e i.)So, now for the big question… (Click to see.)How can I tell if a verb is stem changing or not?Unfortunately…
11 …you cannot just look at the verb and know that. So, the trick is plenty of repetition aloud, listening, writing and using.You will quickly become used to how each verb sounds!Remember:“Practice makes permanent!”Now, please add all these verbs to your verb sheet.