The Fun and Exciting World of AR VERBS!!!! Spanish 1 4520 • That’s how many new simple sentences you will be able to say by the end of the lesson. • 36 new verbs • 10 subject pronoun meanings • 3 English translations • Now negate them all • Total = 4520 new sentences What is an infinitive? • An infinitive is a verb that has NOT been conjugated yet. • An infinitive expresses action – – – – To dance To eat To live To go 4 Categories of Spanish Infinitives AR Verb BAILAR – to dance ER Verbs COMER – to eat IR Verbs VIVIR – to live Irregular Verbs SER – to be We call AR, ER, and IR verbs “regular” because they all follow a pattern in their conjugated forms. The Conjugation of an - AR verb in the Present tense. Whenever we conjugate a verb, we set up our conjugation with our subject pronouns. Yo Nosotros Tú Vosotros Él Ellos Ella Ellas Ud Uds The Steps to the Conjugation of an AR verb in the Present tense. 1. Select an AR Verb (bailar) 2. Chop off the AR. You are left with the stem of the verb (bail-) 3. Rewrite the stem next to all of the subject pronouns. 4. Add the appropriate endings to the stem. Bailar – to dance Yo bailo Nosotros bailamos Tu bailas Vosotros bail ais El Ella Usted Ellos baila Ellas Ustedes bailan So…What does this mean? Yo bailo Nosotros bailamos I dance. I am dancing. I do dance. We dance. We are dancing. We do dance. Tu bailas Vosotros bailais You dance. You are dancing. You do dance. You dance. You are dancing. You do dance. El (Ella) baila Ellos / Ellas bailan He/she dances. He/she is dancing. He/ she does dance. They dance. They are dancing. They do dance. Usted baila Ustedes bailan You dance. You are dancing. You do dance. You dance. You are dancing. You do dance. Practicamos!!! Cantar = to sing What do you think these infinitives mean? More Common Infinitives I Can’t Take It…More Common AR Verbs. La Tarea Pick 10 AR verbs and conjugate them in your notebooks!