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Spanish Sucks by OsOBSERVE THE ENDINGS,  ANALYZE THE BOXES,  LEARN THE VERBS,  MEMORIZE THE WORDS…

Four years ago we learned how to play with verbs in present and three years ago we learned how to play with verbs in past.  ¿Remember the endings?

Let’s review both endings using boxes…

First of all we will have to “match” the endings of the patterns with these people (personal pronouns) exactly in the following order:

I you, s/he, (it)
we y’all, they

Here are the endings of the verbs in PRESENTE:

-AR verbs

O A
AMOS AN

-ER verbs

O E
EMOS EN

-IR verbs

O E
IMOS EN

Those capital letters ( O – A – E – AMOS –  EMOS – IMOS – AN – EN ) are the endings that we need to use when we speak español about something that happens in present time, anytime when we talk about habitual actions that we normally do, that we always do.

Whatever happens now in the present time.

NOW.  TODAY.  PRESENTE.

Look how I play with the 12 MOST IMPORTANT VERBS in Spanish (the ones I call “Times Tables”).  Unfortunately, there are some irregularities in some of them…  Why?  Because because…

HablAR = TO speak / talk

I   hablO you, s/he   hablA
we   hablAMOS y’all, they   hablAN

 ComER = TO eat

I   comO you, s/he   comE
we   comEMOS y’all, they   comEN

VivIR = TO live

I   vivO you, s/he   vivE
we   vivIMOS y’all, they   vivEN

SER = TO be #1

I   sOy you, s/he    Es
we   soMOS y’all, they   soN

EstAR = TO be #2

I   estOy you, s/he   está
we   estAMOS y’all, they   estáN

TenER = TO have #1

I   tengO you, s/he   tienE
we   tenEMOS y’all, they   tienEN

HacER = TO make & TO do

I   hagO you, s/he   hacE
we   hacEMOS y’all, they   hacEN

IR = TO go

I   vOy you, s/he   va
we   vaMOS y’all, they   vaN

PodER = Can

I   puedO you, s/he   puedE
we   podEMOS y’all, they   puedEN

LlamARse = TO call oneself (Reflexive)

me   llamO se   llamA
nos   llamAMOS se   llamAN

GustAR = TO like (TO please)

me   gustA / AN le   gustA / AN
nos   gustA / AN les   gustA / AN

HabER = TO have #2

he ha
hEMOS haN

Here are the endings of the verbs in PASADO:

-AR verbs

É (notice the tilde) Ó (notice the tilde)
AMOS ARON

 -ER verbs

Í (notice the tilde) (notice the tilde)
IMOS IERON

-IR verbs

Í (notice the tilde) (notice the tilde)
IMOS IERON

Those capital letters ( (notice the tildes) É – Í – Ó – IÓ  –  AMOS – IMOS – ARON – IERON ) are the endings that we need to use when we speak español about something that happened in past time, anytime when we talk about an action that we did.

Whatever happened before, in the past time.

BEFORE.  YESTERDAY.  PASADO.

Look how I fill the boxes of the 8 MOST IMPORTANT VERBS in Spanish in past tense.  Unfortunately, there are a lot of irregularities in some of them…  Why?  Because because…

HablAR = TO speak / talk

I   hablÉ you, s/he   hablÓ
we   hablAMOS y’all, they   hablARON

ComER = TO eat

I   comÍ you, s/he   comIÓ
we   comIMOS y’all, they   comIERON

VivIR = TO live

I   vivÍ you, s/he   vivIÓ
we   vivIMOS y’all, they   vivIERON

EstAR = TO be #2

I   estuve you, s/he   estuvo
we   estuviMOS y’all, they   estuvieRON

TenER = TO have #1

I   tuve you, s/he   tuvo
we   tuvIMOS y’all, they   tuvIERON

HacER = TO make & TO do

I   hice you, s/he   hizo
we   hicIMOS y’all, they   hicIERON

IR = TO go

I   fui you, s/he    fue
we   fuIMOS y’all, they   fuERON

PodER = Can (Could)

I   pude you, s/he   pudo
we   pudIMOS y’all, they   pudIERON

OBSERVE THE ENDINGS,  ANALYZE THE BOXES,  LEARN THE VERBS,  MEMORIZE THE WORDS…

Do it, do it, do it…  ¡Do it during this rainy season!

Os gives FUN & EFFECTIVE Spanish Lessons here in Manuel Antonio or through SKYPE
www.OsCostaRica.com   (+506) 88-222-936


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