–AR Verbs What are they? How do you conjugate them? Why do you conjugate them?
Most Spanish words that end in AR are verbs. hablbailestudiararar = to talk = to dance = to study
All verbs have two parts to them: an ending hablbailestudiararar For AR verbs the ending is… ar!
When you remove the ending, the part that remains is called the stem. hablbailestudiararar
a stem hablbailestudi and an ending ararar Every verb has 2 parts:
AR Hablar Bailar Estudiar ER Leer Comer Aprender IR Escribir Vivir Permitir There are 3 types of verbs in Spanish: AR, ER & IR The AR, ER, or IR tells us which endings to use when conjugating.
hablarhabl = talk bailarbail = dance estudiarestudi = study The stem tells the action
-o I -as you (familiar) -a he, she, it, you (formal) -amos we -áis you -an they, you (plural) The ending tells who is doing the action
hablo = I am talking, I talk hablo = I am talking, I talk bailo=I am dancing, I dance bailo=I am dancing, I dance estudio = I am studying, I study The ending o means I
hablas = You are talking, you talk bailas=You are dancing, you dance estudias = You are studying, you study The ending as means you (tú) (familiar)
habla =he is talking, he talks she is talking, she talks she is talking, she talks you (formal) are talking, you talk it is talking, it talks baila=he is dancing, he dances she is dancing, she dances you (formal) are dancing, you dance you (formal) are dancing, you dance it is dancing, it dances it is dancing, it dances estudia=he is studying, he studies she is studying, she studies you (formal) are studying, you study it is studying, it studies The ending a means he, she, it, and the formal you (usted)
hablamos = we are talking, we talk bailamos= we are dancing, we dance estudiamos= we are studying, we study The ending amos means we
habláis= you are talking, you talk bailáis = you are dancing, you dance estudáis = you are studying, you study The ending áis means you all(vosotros)
hablan = they are talking, they talk you all are talking, you all talk bailan=they are dancing, they dance you all are dancing, you all dance estudian=they are studying, they study you all are studying, you all study you all are studying, you all study The ending an means they and you all (ustedes)