Presentación del tema: "-AR VERBS Español An infinitive is the verb form you would find in a dictionary. na dar’ ( verb) to swim Infinitives in English begin with “to,” as in."— Transcripción de la presentación:
An infinitive is the verb form you would find in a dictionary. na dar’ ( verb) to swim Infinitives in English begin with “to,” as in to be, to do, to have. In Spanish, infinitives always end in –AR, -ER, or –IR.
In Spanish, verb forms change to show who is speaking. In this picture, Susana is talking on the phone. We must make sure that the verb form matches the subject. Let’s take a look at the verb to talk.
hablar: (verb) to talk To use this verb in a sentence, we must take away the –AR ending, to find the stem of the verb. habl- Then, we add verb endings to show who is talking.
To show who is talking, we add endings to the stem of the verb…. YONOSOTROS TÚ ÉL/ELLA/Ud.ELLOS/ELLAS/Uds -O -AMOS -AS -A -AN
Let’s try to write the forms of BAILAR (verb) to dance Yo bailo Tú bailas Él/Ella/Ud. baila Nosotros bailamos Ellos/Ella/Uds. bailan
Other –AR verbs you will need to know include: dibujar – to draw comprar – to buy escuchar la música – to listen to music esperar – to wait
Look at the forms of COMPRAR below. Click on the correct answer. YO NOSOTROS a. compras a. compramos b. compro b. compro TÚ a. compran b. compras ELLA ELLAS a. compras a. compro b. compra b. compran comprar