Stem changing verbs/Boot Verbs• Verbs whose “stem” has a vowel change• Remember there are two parts to every verb:• 1. the “stem”• 2. the ending (-AR/ER/IR)•JUGARSTEM Ending
Some stem-changers/boot verbs you’velearnedQuerer: e--> ieYo quiero Taco Bell.Jugar: u--> ue¿Juegas los videojuegos?Tener: e--> ie¿Tienes hermanos?Venir: e--> ie¿A qué hora vienes al colegio?
Boot/Shoe Verb?There are two forms thatDON’T stem changebecause they are outsideof the “boot”EmpiezoEmpiezasEmpieza EmpiezanEmpezaísEmpezamosVosotrosNosotrosEmpezar- to begin
How will I know when to stem change?Good news...Bad news...
Good newsFor the Spanish you’ll be working with, there areonly a few verbs that stem change.What’s moreis they only go from:e--ie-ieu-ueo--ueAnd... I have a sheet with all the verbs you’velearned so far!Bad news
Bad newsYou’ll have to memorize which stem changes gowith each verbe-ie-ieu-ueo-ue...lo sientoGood news?
Let’s Practice1. What time do youreturn home fromschool?2. When do you eatlunch?3. Do you sleep inclass?4. It’s raining today.