Lesson 9 – Conjugating “AR” ending Spanish Regular Verbs In The Present Tense

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In Spanish, all verbs end in either -ar, -er or -ir. In this lesson, we are going to learn how to conjugate Spanish AR ending “regular” verbs in the present tense. I say “regular” because there are irregular verbs in Spanish, in which either the stem or the root of the verb changes differently.

Spanish regular “AR” verbs have the following endings respective to the particular subject pronoun — meaning you drop the “ar” from the verb and add the following:

-o (Yo)
-as (tú)
-a (él, ella, usted)
-amos (nosotros)
-an (ellos, ellas, ustedes)

There you go, simple as that. Take a look at an example:
Enviar (to send) – Yo envio, Tú envias, Usted envia, nosotros enviamos, ellos envian.

Here are some common Spanish regular “AR” verbs:

Tomar (to take, to drink)
Hablar (to talk)
Manejar (to drive)
Bailar (to dance)
Nadar (to swim)
Caminar (to walk)

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2 Responses to “Lesson 9 – Conjugating “AR” ending Spanish Regular Verbs In The Present Tense”

  1. [...] Now for the rest of the conjugations for the other subject pronouns like tú, él, ella, usted, nosotros, ustedes, ellos, ellas, the conjugations stay the same as you learned in Lessons 9 and 10 for AR and ER/IR regular verbs in the present tense. [...]

  2. A. Zeravlá says:

    The conjugator Onoma http://www.onoma.es might be useful for those studying Spanish as a foreign language. It has a database of 15000 verbs, and allows to conjugate even invented verbs.

    It provides not only the entire conjugation of any verb, but it also gives information about the types of irregularities.If given a conjugated form, it also gives the infinitive to which it may belong.

    A free copy of the book “El verbo en español” (containing an analysis of the Spanish conjugation) can be downloaded from the site. In this book you will find a system to know if a verb is regular or not. This means that instead of having to memorize dozens of models of irregularities, it suffices to have the infinitive of the verb and go through seven steps to know if the verb is regular, and if not, which irregularities can we expect the verb to have.

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