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Unformatted text preview: When a sentence starts with any name(s) and the pronoun I, the subject of the sentence is basically we. In Spanish, the nosostros/nosotras form of the verb will be used any time the subject is one or more names + yo . For example: • Juanita, Julia, y yo cantamos. Juanita, Julia, and I sing. Julia y yo cantamos bien . Julia and I sing well. Take note that a verb with an –s on the end of it in the English sentence does not necessarily have an –s on the end in the Spanish translation. It is a common mistake to want to write “she sings” with cantas . Since she is the pronoun ella, you must use the form of the verb that goes with ella: canta . Just remember that the form of the verb that ends in – s in Spanish goes with the pronoun tú. • Él canta . He sings. Tú cantas . You sing. The secret to using the correct verb form is to refuse to think in English. Here are some tips to keep The secret to using the correct verb form is to refuse to think in English....
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course SPAN 101 taught by Professor Oliveros during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.
- Fall '09