• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
The Present Tense Of Verbs With Spelling Changes & Irregular  Verbs
 

The Present Tense Of Verbs With Spelling Changes & Irregular Verbs

on

  • 6,512 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
6,512
Views on SlideShare
6,492
Embed Views
20

Actions

Likes
1
Downloads
75
Comments
0

4 Embeds 20

http://www.slideshare.net 12
http://www.edmodo.com 5
http://tq.blendedschools.blackboard.com 2
http://webcache.googleusercontent.com 1

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    The Present Tense Of Verbs With Spelling Changes & Irregular  Verbs The Present Tense Of Verbs With Spelling Changes & Irregular Verbs Presentation Transcript

    • The Present Tense of Irregular Verbs
    • THE PRESENT TENSE OF IRREGULAR VERBS
      • The following verbs have an irregular first person
      • singular form in the present tense. All other
      • forms are regular. -G- verbs, these are, verbs
      • that have an unexpected -g- in the yo form.
      • VERBS WITH –go
      • hacer – ha go
      • poner – pon go
      • salir – sal go
      • caer – cai go
      • traer – trai go
      • valer – val go
      • Verbs conjugated like poner: componer (to compose) , imponer (to
      • impose) , proponer (to propose) , suponer (to suppose) , among
      • others.
      • Verbs conjugated like traer: distraer (to distract) , atraer (to attract)
      • among others.
    • Other Irregular Verbs in the Present Tense
      • The following -g- verbs are irregular in other persons also:
      • venir – vengo , v ie nes, v ie ne, venimos, v ie nen
      • tenir – tengo , t ie nes, t ie ne, tenemos, t ie nen
      • decir – digo , d i ces, d i ce, decimos, d i cen
      • oír – oigo , o y es, o y e, o í mos, o y en
      • decir – digo , d i ces, d i ce, decimos, d i cen
      • OTHER IRREGULAR VERBS
      • These verbs have irregular ‘yo’ forms in the present tense:
      • saber – sé
      • ver – veo
      • dar – doy
      • caber – quepo
      • The verb ir (to go) is also irregular:
      • voy, vas, va, vamos, van
    • VERBS WITH SPELLING CHANGES IN THE PRESENT TENSE
    • Verbs with –zco (infinitives in -cir, -cer)
      • Many verbs ending in –cir and –cer have an irregular first
      • person singular form (the ‘c’ changes to ‘zc’) in the present
      • tense. All other forms are regular.
      • EXAMPLES OF VERBS ENDING WITH –CER
      • merecer mere zco
      • desaparecer desapare zco
      • conocer cono zco
      • obedecer obede zco
      • EXAMPLES OF VERBS ENDING WITH –CIR
      • conducir condu zco
      • producir produ zco
      • traducir tradu zco
    • VERBS IN -jo (infinitives in -ger, gir)
      • Many verbs ending in –ger and –gir have an irregular first
      • person (yo) form in the present tense – the ‘g’ changes to
      • ‘ j’.
      • EXAMPLES OF VERBS WITH –ger ENDINGS
      • coger co j o
      • escoger esco j o
      • proteger prote j o
      • EXAMPLES OF VERBS WITH –gir ENDINGS
      • dirigir diri j o
      • exigir exi j o
    • VERBS ENDING IN -guir
      • Verbs that end with –guir change the ‘gu’ to ‘g’ before ‘o’ in
      • the yo form of the present tense.
      • Distin guir (to distinguish)
      • distin go , distingues, distingue, distinguimos, distinguen
      • Extinguir (to extinguish)
      • extin go , extingues, extingue, extinguimos, extinguen
    • VERBS ENDING IN -guir
      • The verb seguir patterns distinguir, but the e in the
      • Stem changes to i in all forms, except the nosotros .
      • Seguir (to follow/continue)
      • s i go, s i gues, s i gue, seguimos, s i guen
      • This pattern also applies to verbs that end with –seguir.
      • Example: perseguir (to persecute)
      • pers i go, pers i gues, pers i gue, perseguimos, pers i guen
      • Example: proseguir (to proceed)
      • pros i go, pros i gues, pros i gue, proseguimos, pros i guen
    • Activities
      • Find 5 verbs that are conjugated like traer, poner, merecer, conducir, coger and dirigir. Are there other irregular verbs in the present tense? Make a list of them.
      • Choose fifteen of the irregular verbs and use them to write a paragraph about a topic or issue that interests you. You can incorporate regular verbs as well.
      • Make a list, in Spanish, of the things you do regularly.
      • Write an email to a friend in which you tell him the different times of the year that members of your family go to different countries in Latin America.