How to Conjugate
Regular –AR – Er - IR Verbs in the
Present Tense
Conjugate:
to change a verb to match the
subject of a sentence
This flower will help us
learn how to conjugate
regular verbs in the
present tense.
The stem of a
verb is its
INFINITIVE form.
The infinitive is
the
UNCONJUGATED
form of the verb.
It means to _____.
Examples are organizar
(to organize), comer
(to eat) and vivir (to
live).
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The center of a
verb is what
happens when you
drop its ending.
For example, to
find the center of
organizar, drop
the –ar.
Then you end up
with organiz-
petals
Just like the
petals on a flower
are the colorful,
pretty parts, the
petals on our verb
flower are the
same .
yo
tú
él
ella
usted
nosotros
nosotras
vosotros
vosotras
ellos
ellas
ustedes
Each petal on our
verb flower
represents a
different subject
pronoun.
yo
-o
tú
-as
él
ella -a
usted
nosotros
nosotras
-amos
vosotros
vosotras
-áis
ellos
ellas -an
ustedes
Each subject
pronoun is
associated with a
different ending.
What does this all mean?!
Let’s try putting it together!
Let’s conjugate
the verb
necesitar.
yo necesito = I need
tú necesitas = you need
él necesita = he needs
ella necesita = she needs
usted necesita = you need
nosotros necesitamos = we need
vosotros necesitáis = y’all need
ellos necesitan = they need
ellas necesitan = they need
ustedes necesitan = you all need
necesitar
vosotros/
tú necesitas Necesit- vosotras
necesitáis
Now try
conjugating
organizar.
1. What is the stem?
2. What does it mean?
3. What is the center?
4. What are the different
forms in each petal?
tú
vosotros/
vosotras
Does your flower
look like this?
yo organizo = I organize
tú organizas = you organize
él organiza = he organizes
ella organiza = she organizes
usted organiza = you organize
nosotros organizamos= we organize
vosotros organizáis = y’all organize
ellos organizan= they organize
ellas organizan= they organize
ustedes organizan= you all organize
organizar
tú organizas
Organiz-
vosotros/
vosotras
organizáis
Now try
conjugating
comprar.
1. What is the root?
2. What does it mean?
3. What is the stem?
4. What are the different
forms in each petal?
tú
vosotros/
vosotras
Bring it to class
and find out if you
are correct!
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What does your
flower look like?
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ACTIVIDAD
1. With the flower provided create a conjugation vase
2. Use the six verbs provided(-ar, -er, -ir)
3. Conjugate them in the flower as we did before
4. Color and decorate them and arrange your flower
conjugation vase
5. This is a project grade
6. The project is individual, but every two people will
share a bag containing crayons, scissors and glue. You
become responsible for it and at the end of the project
you must give it back. If something is missing from
your bag you won’t receive credit for your work.
Flower vase project
The flower vase has 6 flowers (_____ of 10 points)
Each flower has a different verb (_____ of 10 points)
There are two verbs of each group (_____ of 10 points)
In the stem of the flower I can see the verb in infinitive. It
means without conjugation (_____ of 15 points)
In the center of the flower I can see the stem of the verb. It
means the verb withour –ar/-er/ -ir (_____ of 15 points)
In six petals I can see the six different conjugations of the
verbs (one conjugation per petal) (_____ of 30 points)
The flower vase is colorful and creative (_____ of 10
points)
Total _____ of 100
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