-AR VERBS
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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.
hablThen, we add verb endings to show who is talking.
To show who is talking, we add endings to the stem of the verb….
YO
-O
TÚ
-AS
ÉL/ELLA/Ud.
NOSOTROS
-A
ELLOS/ELLAS/Uds
-AMOS
-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.
comprar
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
Yo:
b. compro
Try again.
Nosotros
a. compramos
TU:
b. compras
ELLA:
B. COMPRA
ELLOS:
B. COMPRAN
You should have chosen:
YO compro
TÚ compras
ELLA compra
NOSOTROS compramos
ELLAS compran
Can you name these AR verbs?
descansar
en el parque
escuchar la
música
dibujar
tomar el refresco
comprar
How about these AR verbs?
esperar
bailar
lavar el carro
preparar la cena
pintar
hablar por teléfono
Trabajar – to work
Regresar a casa
One more group….
sacar la basura
montar en bicicleta
tocar el piano
estudiar
mirar la television
cantar
Remember the verb endings!
amos
an
a
as
o
іFelicitaciones!
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-AR VERBS