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Present Tense Conjugation of Regular Verbs

The Present Tense is used to express:

  1. What is happening now. For example, "I live here."
  2. What happens regularly. For example, "I eat at home."
  3. What will happen in the near future. For example, "I am eating lunch soon."

Here is a conjugation example of a regular verb with an "ar" ending.  These same endings are used for all "regular verbs" that end in "ar",

Spanish

Spanish

English

Subject

Infinitive: Hablar (to speak)

 

Yo

hablo

I speak

hablas

You speak

Usted/él/ella

habla

You (formal)/He/She speaks

Nosotros

hablamos

We speak

Ustedes/Ellos/Ellas

hablan

You (plural) speak/They speak

 

Here is a conjugation example of a regular verb with an "er" ending. These same endings are used for all "regular verbs" that end in "er",

Spanish

Spanish

English

Subject

Infinitive: Comer (to eat)

 

Yo

como

I eat

comes

You eat

Usted/él/ella

come

You (formal)/He/She eats

Nosotros

comemos

We eat

Ustedes/Ellos/Ellas

comen

You (plural) speak/They eat

 

Here is a conjugation example of a regular verb with an "ir" ending. These same endings are used for all "regular verbs" that end in "ir"

Spanish

Spanish

English

Subject

Infinitive: Vivir (to live)

 

Yo

vivo

I live

vives

You live

Usted/él/ella

vive

You (formal)/He/She lives

Nosotros

vivimos

We live

Ustedes/Ellos/Ellas

viven

You (plural) speak/They live