2 An 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.
3 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.
4 hablar: (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.
5 To show who is talking, we add endings to the stem of the verb…. YO NOSOTROSTÚÉL/ELLA/Ud. ELLOS/ELLAS/UdsO AMOSAS-A AN
6 Let’s try to write the forms of BAILAR (verb) to danceYo bailoTú bailasÉl/Ella/Ud. bailaNosotros bailamosEllos/Ella/Uds. bailan
7 Other –AR verbs you will need to know include: dibujar – to drawcomprar – to buyescuchar la música –to listen to musicesperar – to wait
8 Look 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