2An infinitive is the verb form you would find in a dictionary. na dar’ ( verb) to swimInfinitives in English begin with “to,” as into be, to do , to have.In Spanish, infinitives always end in –AR, -ER, or –IR.
3In 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.
4hablar: (verb) to talk habl- 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.
5To show who is talking, we add endings to the stem of the verb…. YO NOSOTROSTÚÉL/ELLA/Ud. ELLOS/ELLAS/UdsO AMOSAS-A AN
6Let’s try to write the forms of BAILAR (verb) to danceYo bailoTú bailasÉl/Ella/Ud. bailaNosotros bailamosEllos/Ella/Uds. bailan
7Other –AR verbs you will need to know include: dibujar – to drawcomprar – to buyescuchar la música –to listen to musicesperar – to wait
8Look at the forms of COMPRAR below. Click on the correct answer. YO NOSOTROSa. compras a. compramosb. compro b. comproTÚa. compranb. comprasELLA ELLASa. compras a. comprob. compra b. compran