Present Tense StemChanging Verbs
UNIDAD 2 PÁGINA
44-45
 Remember that in Spanish there are
3 groups of stem-changing verbs.
 The stem change occurs in all forms
except the nosotros(as) and
vosotros(as) forms.
Let´s look at some verbs that have a
stem change of e > ie:
PERDER (e > ie) – to lose
pierdo
perdemos
pierdes
perdéis
pierde
pierden
Stem-Changing Verbs (e > ie)
Cerrar
Comenzar
Despertar
Empezar
Pensar
Quebrar
Defender
Descender
Encender
Entender
Perder
Querer
Advertir
Mentir
Preferir
Sentir(se)
to close
to begin, start
to wake up
To begin, start
To think
To break
to defend
to descend, go down
To light, to turn on
to understand
To lose, to miss (a bus)
To want
To warn, advise
To lie
To prefer
To feel, to be sorry
Stem-Changing Verbs
 Let´s look at some verbs that have a
stem change of o > ue:
PODER (o > ue) – to be able to, can
puedo
podemos
puedes
podéis
puede
pueden
Oler - to smell
Huelo
Olemos
Hueles
oléis
Huele
Huelen
Stem-Changing Verbs (o > ue)
Jugar (u > ue)
Almorzar
Contar
Costar
Encontrar
Mostrar
Probar
Recordar
Sonar
Soñar
Devolver
Mover
Oler
Poder
Resolver
Soler
Volver
Dormir
Morir
To play
To eat lunch
To count, tell a story, to relate
To cost
To find, meet
To show
To try, to taste, to test
To remember
To ring, sound
To dream
To return, give back
To move
To smell
To be able to, can
To solve
To be used to, accustomed to
To come back, return
To sleep
To die
Stem-Changing Verbs
 Let´s look at some verbs that have a
stem change of e > i:
PEDIR (o > ue) – to ask for, to order
pido
pedimos
pides
pedís
pide
piden
Stem-Changing Verbs (e > i)
Pedir
Reír
Repetir
Servir
Seguir (sigo)
Sonreír
Vestirse
To ask for, request order
To laugh
To repeat
to serve
to follow, continue
to smile
To get dressed
REÍR (e > i) – to laugh
río
reímos
ríes
reís
ríe
ríen
SONREÍR (e > i) – to smile
sonrío
sonreímos
sonríes
sonreís
sonríe
sonríen
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