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01 Present Tense – GoYO verbs

In this short series, I thought we could tackle some verbs that have an irregular yo form in the present tense.  In laymen’s terms, when you want to say “I [do something]” with these verbs, they will change a little funny.

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01 Present Tense -IR verb endings song!

Posted by Señor Jordan on Aug 10, 2015 in -IR, agreement, basic, conjugation, grammar, present, regular, stem-changers, verbs, year 1

Here’s a little video to help you with all of the -IR verb endings in the present tense in Spanish!  It explains how to remove the -IR from the end of the verb and then add the endings.

And of course, I hope it gets stuck in your head due to its catchiness factor!

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03 Present Subjunctive – R in WEIRDOS

As we continue talking about the present subjunctive, we find that there is a useful acronym: WEIRDOS, which can helps us remember many of the instances where we will need the present subjunctive.

In this lesson, we’re going to go over the R in WEIRDOS, which stands for Recommendations, & Requests. So check out the video and practice afterwards to check your understanding!

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03 Present Subjunctive – I in WEIRDOS

Posted by Señor Jordan on Jul 26, 2015 in -AR, -ER, -IR, conjugation, grammar, present, present subjunctive, subjunctive, verbs, year 3

As we continue talking about the present subjunctive, we find that there is a useful acronym: WEIRDOS, which can helps us remember many of the instances where we will need the present subjunctive.

In this lesson, we’re going to go over the in WEIRDOS, which stands for Impersonal Observations. So check out the video and practice afterwards to check your understanding!

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01 Present Tense -AR verb endings song!

Posted by Señor Jordan on Feb 7, 2015 in -AR, agreement, basics, conjugation, grammar, present, regular, verbs, year 1

Here’s a little video to help you with all of the AR verb endings in the present tense in Spanish!  It explains how to remove the -ar from the end of the verb and then add the endings. And hopefully it gets stuck in your head due to its catchiness!

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01067 Present Tense – Stem-changing verbs (E-I)

Posted by Señor Jordan on Jul 3, 2012 in -IR, conjugation, grammar, irregular yo form, present, stem-changers, verbs, year 1

Hola. In this lesson, we’ll be talking about verbs that go through a change in the middle. We call them stem-changing verbs.  In this video, we discuss one type, those that change from e-i.  If you remember the verb decir, the other verbs in this video change in a similar way.

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01 Present Tense – Querer (to want)

Posted by Señor Jordan on Aug 5, 2009 in -ER, conjugation, grammar, present, stem-changers, verbs, year 1

Hola.  In this video lesson, we’re going to cover the verb querer (to want).

Notice that in this video I only really discuss the verb meaning ‘to want’ but it could also be used as ‘to love’ with people and pets.

ex:
Juan quiere a sus padres. – Juan loves his parents.
Ellos quieren a sus gatos. – They love their cats.
(Yo) Te quiero. – I love you.

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01-034 Present Tense – Regular -ER verbs

Posted by Señor Jordan on Feb 2, 2009 in -ER, conjugation, culture, grammar, present, regular, year 1

Hola. This video lesson covers regular -ER verbs in the present tense.  We also learn a couple of new verbs along the way and get to practice some miscellaneous vocabulary.  If you haven’tThis video does reference the videos on regular -AR verbs, which you might watch before watching this video if you haven’t yet. Enjoy!

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02 Present: Saber vs. Conocer (to know)

Posted by Señor Jordan on Jan 2, 2009 in conjugation, grammar, present, verbs, year 2

Here’s lesson 3 of this series on Saber vs. Conocer.  Both mean ‘to know’, but each has different uses.  In this lesson you’ll have to use your knowledge of both to figure out the answers in the exercise in the end.

Uses of Saber: information, facts, ‘know how to’

Uses of Conocer: people & pets, places, ‘to be familar with’

 

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02 Present: saber (to know)

Posted by Señor Jordan on Jan 2, 2009 in conjugation, grammar, present, verbs, year 2

This lesson is part two in a series on two different verbs that BOTH translate to ‘to know’  (saber & conocer).

Now in this particular lesson, we’ll be going over saber, which is used for information, facts, and ‘how to‘.

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