Category Archives: Reg verbs

Third conjuation verbs (ir)

Those verbs ending in -ir are third conjugation verbs. To form the preterit, called the pretérito, of such verbs in Spanish, do the following: Escribir 1. Drop the infinitive ending, -ir. This produces the verb stem. escribir / to write … Continue reading

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Second conjugation verbs (er)

Those verbs ending in -er are second conjugation verbs. To form the preterit, called the pretérito, of such verbs in Spanish, do the following: Verbo : Comer 1. Drop the infinitive ending, -er. This produces the verb stem. com / … Continue reading

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Spanish preterite – First Conjugation Verbs

First Conjugation Verbs (ar)   The infinitives of regular Spanish verbs end in -ar, -er, or -ir. Those endmg in -ar are first-conjugation verbs. To form the preterit, called the pretérito, of such verbs in Spanish, do the following: [table … Continue reading

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Spanish preterite – Regular verbs

Regular verbs The regular verbs as you probably know from the present tense, are the ones that do not change their stem. First conjugation verbs  (ar)   Second conjugation verbs  (er)   Third conjuation verbs (ir)   The Preterit Tense … Continue reading

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