Presentation on theme: "Unidad 8-1 Reflexive Verbs Verbs that have Reflexive Pronouns : MeNos TeOs Se They are called reflexive because the person that is doing the action is."— Presentation transcript:
Reflexive Verbs Verbs that have Reflexive Pronouns : MeNos TeOs Se They are called reflexive because the person that is doing the action is also receiving the action
How are they conjugated: Reflexive pronouns must be placed in front of the conjugated verb Or Attached to a non conjugated verb (infinite) Both the reflexive verb and pronoun must agree to the noun.
Examples: Yo (peinarse) = me peino Tú (dormirse) = te duermes Ellos (ponerse) = se ponen Nosotros (irse) = nos vamos
Presente del Progresivo When you want to say that an action is happening now, use the present progressive. To form this tense, use: - The present tense of estar & present participle. - To form the present participle of a verb, drop the ending infinitive and add –ANDO (-ar ending verbs ) or –IENDO ( -er, -ir ending verbs ). Example: I am talking: Estoy hablando You are writing: Estás escribiendo
3 vowel Rule: When the stem of an –er or –ir verb ends in a vowel, change the –iendo to yendo Examples: Leer –leiendoleyendo Oír –oiendooyendo Creer – creiendo creyendo
Stem Changing Verbs Remember that some verbs change in the stem. For the ING form ONLY –IR stem changing verbs have a stem vowel change Dormir - Durmiendo Morir – Muriendo Pedir - Pidiendo Competir – Compitiendo Preferir – Prefiriendo Servir- Sirviendo