Category: Group 1

Stem-Changing verbs (e……i)

Stem-Changing verbs (e……i) The irregular verbs change their stem in all the forms except for nosotros/as/we and vosotros/as/you forms. Additionally, remember that it is always the last vowel in the stem (what is left after you remove the infinitive marker (-ar-er-ir) that has a vowel change. The following verbs shows this pattern: how the last vowel of the stem changes e -> i Servir/ To serve Subject Pronoun Verb Form Click on…

Stem-Changing verbs (u….ue)

Stem-Changing verbs (u….ue) The irregular verbs change their stem in all the forms except for nosotros/as/we and vosotros/as/you forms. Additionally, remember that it is always the last vowel in the stem (what is left after you remove the infinitive marker (-ar-er-ir) that has a vowel change. There is only one Spanish verb that has the change u —> ue. That verb is jugar  that means to play (a game), this…

Stem-Changing verbs (o….ue)

Stem-Changing verbs (o….ue) The irregular verbs change their stem in all the forms except for nosotros/as/we and vosotros/as/you forms. Additionally, remember that it is always the last vowel in the stem (what is left after you remove the infinitive marker (-ar-er-ir) that has a vowel change. The second type of stem is o……..ue . The changes may occur in the first conjugation -ar-, second -er- or third conjugation -ir- ….

Stem-Changing verbs (e….ie)

Stem-Changing verbs  (e….ie) The irregular verbs change their stem in all the forms except for nosotros/as/we and vosotros/as/you forms. Additionally, remember that it is always the last vowel in the stem (what is left after you remove the infinitive marker (-ar-er-ir) that has a vowel change. The following verbs shows this pattern. Cerrar/ To close Click on each word to hear the pronunciation Person Click on each word to hear…

Stem changing verbs

Stem changing verbs Stem-changing verbs have only one difference from the regular verbs. The difference is that they change the Stem. The stem of a verb is the form of the verb that remains after you remove the infinitive ending as shown bellow. 1) First conjugation verbs -ar- Cantar ………………..(Cant)=  “Stem” 2) Second conjugation verbs -er- Beber ………………..(Beb)=  “Stem” 3) Third conjugation verbs -ir- Partir ………………..(Part)=  “Stem” The stem of…