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Weekly Spanish lessons
October 25 - 31, 2009
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n Vocabulary: related to tastes
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Presente de los verbos regulares
En español los verbos están formados por la raíz + terminación.
(Verbs in Spanish are formed by a root + ending.)
VERB ROOT ENDING
hablar --> habl- -ar
comer --> com- -er
vivir --> viv- -ir
Los verbos regulares se forman, en el Presente de Indicativo, con la raíz y las siguientes terminaciones:
(Regular verbs are formed, in the Present Tense (Presente de Indicativo) by the root and the following endings:)
1ª CONJUGACIÓN 2ª CONJUGACIÓN 3ª CONJUGACIÓN
habl-o beb-o viv-o
habl-as beb-es viv-es
habl-a beb-e viv-e
habl-amos beb-emos viv-imos
habl-áis beb-éis viv-ís
habl-an beb-en viv-en
Mira los siguientes ejemplos para las tres conjugaciones:
(Look at the following examples for the 3 conjugations:)
Cantar: Canto, cantas, canta, cantamos, cantáis, cantan.
Bailar: Bailo, bailas, baila, bailamos, bailáis, bailan.
Meter: Meto, metes, mete, metemos, metéis, meten.
Comer: Como, comes, come, comemos, coméis, comen.
Subir: Subo, subes, sube, subimos, subís, suben.
Imprimir: Imprimo, imprimes, imprime, imprimimos, imprimís, imprimen.
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