BELLWORK: Tuesday
Take out a sheet of paper, head it correctly, and title it
“Regular –er/-ir verbs in the Present Tense” & copy the
following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Leer-to read
9. recibir-to receive
Comprender-to understand 10. asistir-to assist
Comer-to eat
11. beber-to drink
Vender-to sell
12. responder-to respond
Aprender-to learn
13. creer-to believe
Correr-to run
14. decidir-to decide
Vivir-to live
15. Describir-to describe
Abrir-to open
16. Escribir-to write
The infinitive: The basic, unconjugated
form of the verb.
responder
The ending: The last two letters of the
infinitive.
er
The stem: What is left after taking the ending
from the infinitive.
respond
Verbs of the 2nd conjugation (-er)
comer
Its stem?
como
comes
come
comemos
comen
The emphasis?
Verbs of the 3rd conjugation (-ir)
abrir
Its stem?
aabro
a
abres
a
abre
abr imos
a
abren
The emphasis?
Notice that -ir verbs are conjugated just like -er verbs
except for the nosotros/as form.
1. Leer-to read
2. Comprender-to understand
3. Vender-to sell
4. creer-to believe
5. Correr-to run
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1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Conjugate the following verbs:
Vivir
Aprender
Comer
Escribir
beber
Body Smart: Get into pairs and act out
the verb.
Picture Smart: Draw an illustration that
represents the verb.
Leer
recibir
Comprender
Asistir
Comer
beber
Vender
responder
Aprender
Correr
correr
decidir
Vivir
Describir
Abrir
Escribir
In your notes from yesterday, copy and translate the
following sentences:
1.
2.
3.
They live in Ponchatoula.
She writes in the notebook.
I speak Spanish.
Objectives:
TSWBAT exchange information about what is taking place
in the present by conjugating regular verbs in the present
tense.
1. Este hombre ______________ verduras. (vender)
2. Muchos extranjeros ____________ español. (aprender)
3. María _________________ la luz. (prender)
4. Nosotros _______________ la cocina. (barrer)
5. Yo no_______________ carne. (comer)
6. Los niños _________________. (correr)
7. Eso ____________________ de tí. (depender)
8. Tú ________________ la ventana. (abrir)
9. Los empleados _______________ información acerca de la compañía.
(recibir)
10. Nosotros ____________________ en Zaragoza. (vivir)
11. Ella _____________ mensajes a su novio. (escribir)
12. El niño __________________ sus regalos. (abrir)
13. Nosotros ________________. (describir)
14. Raul y Sara ___________________ en sus casa. (vivir)
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Ana and Maria do run.
Carlos and I do learn Spanish.
Victor does eat salad.
I live in the United States.
You (informal) are opening the window.
Conjugate the following verbs:
1. Leer-to read
2. recibir-to receive
3. Comprender-to understand
4. asistir-to assist
5. responder-to respond
Remember to complete these on the same
sheet of paper as Tuesday night’s
homework.
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Body Smart: Get into pairs and act out
the verb.
Picture Smart: Draw an illustration that
represents the verb.
Leer
recibir
Comprender
Asistir
Comer
beber
Vender
responder
Aprender
Correr
correr
decidir
Vivir
Describir
Abrir
Escribir
Take out your Tuesday and Wednesday’s
homework: 10 conjugations.
1. Leer
2. recibir
3. Comprender
4. asistir
5. Responder
6. Vivir
7. Aprender
8. Comer
9. Escribir
10. beber
A.
Example: escribir
She write in the book.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Leer
Comprender
Vivir
Aprender
Comer
Abrir
Ella escribe en el libro.
Study –er/-ir verbs in the present tense for a test
tomorrow.
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Prepare for test.
Get 4 index cards, take out your notes on building
nouns, etc. Draw the following 4 places on the index
cards and identify three nouns in Spanish and
English on the cards. (1. la cocina 2. la casa 3. el
dormitorio 4. la sala)
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El dormitorio
 (the bedroom)
 (TheLa
bed)
cama
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Present tense, -er,