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1 Present Tense Stem-changing Verbs o-ue e-ie e-i u-ue

2 Remember, there are three types of infinitives: -ar, -er, -ir. Infinitives are made up of two parts: the ending and the stem. In the following examples, the stem is underlined and the ending is in bold. hablar comer vivir

3 Endings on Regular Verbs With regular verbs, the stem stays the same, and the ending changes as they are conjugated. Hablo, hablas, hablas, hablamos, hablan Como, comes, come, comemos, comen Vivo, vives, vive, vivimos, viven

4 The Three Stem-changing Verb Groups With some verbs, the stem also changes when you conjugate them. In the present tense, there are four groups of stem- changing verbs: o:ue e:ie e:i u-ue

5 o-ue With the first group of stem-changing verbs, the letter o in the stem changes to ue in all forms except the nosotros. contar cuento cuentas cuenta contamos cuentan

6 mover (o:ue) comer (regular -er verb) muevo como mueves comes mueve come movemos comemos mueven comen Here's another o:ue stem changing verb. Compare it to the regular verb comer. Notice that the endings are the same for regular verbs and stem-changing verbs.

7 o-ue Here's another o:ue stem-changing verb. Notice how the stem doesn't change in the nosotros. dormir (o:ue) duermo duermes duerme dormimos duermen

8 e-ie With the second group of stem-changing verbs, the letter e in the stem changes to ie in all forms except the nosotros. cerrar cierro cierras cierra cerramos cierran

9 entender (e:ie) comer (regular -er verb) entiendo como entiendes comes entiende come entendemos comemos entienden comen Here's another e:ie stem changing verb. Compare it to the regular verb comer. Notice that the endings are the same for regular verbs and stem-changing verbs

10 e-ie Here's another e:ie stem-changing verb. Notice how the stem doesn't change in the nosotros. mentir (e:ie) miento mientes miente mentimos mienten

11 e-i With the third group of stem-changing verbs, the letter e in the stem changes to i in all forms except the nosotros. servir sirvo sirves sirve servimos sirven

12 e-i Here's another e-i stem-changing verb. Notice how the stem doesn't change in the nosotros. pedir (e-i) pido pides pide pedimos piden

13 u-ue Here's a u-ue stem-changing verb. Notice how the stem doesn't change in the nosotros. Jugar: (u-ue) juego juegas juega jugamos juegan


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