3.3 Present tense of -er and -ir verbs

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3.3 Present tense of -er and -ir verbs

  1. 1. 3.3 Present tense of -er and -ir verbs ANTE TODO  You already know how to form the present tense of regular –ar verbs.  You have also learned about the importance of verb forms, which change to show who is performing the action.  Spanish has two other important verb groups, –er verbs and –ir verbs.
  2. 2. 3.3 Present tense of -er and -ir verbs comer (to eat) escribir (to write)Singular formsyo como escribotú comes escribesUd. / él / ella come escribePlural formsnosotros/as comemos escribimosvosotros/as coméis escribísUds. / ellos / ellas comen escriben
  3. 3. 3.3 Present tense of -er and -ir verbs –Er and –ir verbs have very similar endings. Like –ar verbs, the yo forms of –er and –ir verbs end in –o. Yo como. Yo escribo. Except for the yo form, all of the verb endings for –er verbs begin with –e. –es –e –emos –éis –en
  4. 4. 3.3 Present tense of -er and -ir verbs  –Er and –ir verbs have the exact same endings, except in the nosotros/as and vosotros/as forms. nosotros comemos vosotros coméis nosotros escribimos vosotros escribís
  5. 5. 3.3 Present tense of -er and -ir verbs Common –er and –ir verbs –er verbs –ir verbsaprender (a + inf.) to learn abrir to open beber to drink asistir (a) to attend comer to eat compartir to share comprender to understand decidir (+ inf.) to decide correr to run describir to describe creer (en) to believe (in) escribir to write deber (+ inf.) should; must; ought to recibir to receive leer to read vivir to live
  6. 6. 3.3 Present tense of -er and -ir verbs¡INTÉNTALO! Provide the appropriate present tense forms of these verbs. correr 1. Graciela _____. 2. Tú _____. 3. Yo _____. 4. Sara y Ana _____. 5. Usted _____. 6. Ustedes _____ . 7. La gente _____. 8. Marcos y yo _____. 1 of 3 
  7. 7. 3.3 Present tense of -er and -ir verbsAnswer Key correr 1. Graciela corre. 2. Tú corres. 3. Yo corro. 4. Sara y Ana corren. 5. Usted corre. 6. Ustedes corren. 7. La gente corre. 8. Marcos y yo corremos. 1 of 3 
  8. 8. 3.3 Present tense of -er and -ir verbs¡INTÉNTALO! Provide the appropriate present tense forms of these verbs. abrir 1. Ellos _____ la puerta. 2. Carolina _____ la maleta. 3. Yo _____ las ventanas. 4. Nosotras _____ los libros. 5. Usted _____ el cuaderno. 6. Tú _____ la ventana. 7. Ustedes _____maletas. 8. Los muchachos _____ los cuadernos. 2 of 3 
  9. 9. 3.3 Present tense of -er and -ir verbsAnswer Key abrir 1. Ellos abren la puerta. 2. Carolina abre la maleta. 3. Yo abro las ventanas. 4. Nosotras abrimos los libros. 5. Usted abre el cuaderno. 6. Tú abres la ventana. 7. Ustedes abren maletas. 8. Los muchachos abren los cuadernos. 2 of 3 
  10. 10. 3.3 Present tense of -er and -ir verbs¡INTÉNTALO! Provide the appropriate present tense forms of these verbs. aprender1. Él _____español.2. Maribel y yo _____ inglés.3. Tú _____ japonés.4. Tú y tu hermanastra ______francés.5. Mi hijo _____chino.6. Yo _____ alemán.7. Usted _____inglés.8. Nosotros _____ italiano. 3 of 3
  11. 11. 3.3 Present tense of -er and -ir verbsAnswer Key aprender1. Él aprende español.2. Maribel y yo aprendemos inglés.3. Tú aprendes japonés.4. Tú y tu hermanastra aprenden francés.5. Mi hijo aprende chino.6. Yo aprendo alemán.7. Usted aprende inglés.8. Nosotros aprendemos italiano. 3 of 3

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