Cap2-The present tense - Stem-changing verbs

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Stem-Changing Verbs Stem-Changing Verbs Congratulations! You’ve graduated to the next major verb concept, the stem- changing verbs.
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Remember…? Remember…? Tener and venir are two stem-changing verbs that we have already seen. Do you remember these forms of both verbs? él, ella, Ud. nosotros ellos, ellas, Uds.
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The envelope, please… The envelope, please… tú tie nes él tie ne nosotros tenemos ellos tie nen tú vie nes él vie ne nosotros venimos ellos vie nen
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What happened? What happened? te n > tie n ve n > vie n In other words, the stem (or base) vowel changed for every person except nosotros.
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Prefieres t Prefieres t é o café? é o café? Let’s look at a typical stem- changing verb: preferir. The stem changes from – e- to – ie- in all forms except nosotros. The stem that changes has been underlined: prefe r- Take a guess at what the forms are before looking at the next slide.
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Prefiero t Prefiero t é caliente.
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