o-ue - mover(o:ue comer(regular-er verb muev o com o muev...

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Remember, there are three types of infinitives: -ar, -er, -ir. Infinitives are made up of two parts: the ending and the stem. In the following examples, the stem is underlined and the ending is in bold . habl ar com er viv ir With regular verbs, the stem stays the same, and the ending changes as they are conjugated. habl o com o viv o habl as com es viv es habl a com e viv e habl amos com emos viv imos habl áis com éis viv ís habl an com en viv en With some verbs, the stem also changes when you conjugate them. In the present tense, there are three groups of stem-changing verbs: o:ue e:ie e:i With the first group of stem-changing verbs, the letter o in the stem changes to ue in all forms except the nosotros and vosotros. c o ntar c ue nto c ue ntas c ue nta
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contamos contáis c ue ntan Here's another o:ue stem changing verb. Compare it to the regular verb comer. Notice that the endings are the same for regular verbs and stem- changing verbs.
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Unformatted text preview: mover (o:ue) comer (regular -er verb) muev o com o muev es com es muev e com e mov emos com emos mov éis com éis muev en com en Here's another o:ue stem-changing verb. Notice how the stem doesn't change in the nosotros and vosotros forms. dorm ir (o:ue) duermo duermes duerme dorm imos dorm ís duermen Here is a list of common o:ue stem-changing verbs. almorzar to eat lunch morir to die aprobar to approve mostrar to show colgar to hang mover to move (an object) contar to count, to tell probar to prove, test, sample, taste costar to cost recordar to remember devolver to return (an object) resolver to solve volver to return (from someplace) rogar to beg, pray dormir to sleep sonar to sound, ring encontrar to find soñar (con) to dream (about) envolver to wrap tostar to toast morder to bite volar to fly...
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course SPANISH 108 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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o-ue - mover(o:ue comer(regular-er verb muev o com o muev...

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