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01066 Present Tense – Stem-changing Verbs (o-ue)

Posted by Señor Jordan on Jul 3, 2012 in -AR, -ER, -IR, conjugation, grammar, 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 o-ue.


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sustantivos (nouns):
allí – there
el lugar – the place
el niño – the boy (child)
el perro – dog
el sofá – the couch
el teléfono – telephone
el tren – the train
eso – that
la biblioteca – library
la escuela – school
la panadería – the bread store
las cosas – things
las flores – flowers
las hamburguesas – hamburgers
las ovejas – the sheep
las plantas – plants
la tienda – the store
los abuelos – grandparents
los compañeros – class mates
los gatos – cats
los juguetes – toys
los trabajadores – the workers
¿quién? – who?
todo – everything, all
un chiste – a joke


verbos (verbs):
apestar – to stink
  apesta – it stinks
comer – to eat
     comen – they eat
dejar- to leave
   dejó – s/he left
hace frío – it’s cold
leer – to read
     lees – you read
llamarse – to call oneself
    se llama – he calls himself / she calls herself
llevar – to take
    lleva – s/he takes
poder – to be able to; can
     puede – s/he can
ser – to be
   es – s/he is
visitar – to visit
     visitas – you visit
vivir – to live
   vive – s/he lives


otro (other):
– to
a las once y media – at 11:30
a las siete – at 7:00
al lado de – beside, next to
bonito – beautiful
casi – almost
¿cómo? – how?
cuando – when
¿cuánto? – how much?
de – of
de la mañana – in the morning
de repente – suddenly
desde hace cuatro días – since four days have passed / for four days
después de [verb] – after [doing]
donde – where
¿dónde? – where?
dos – two
en – in, at, on
ese – that
interesante – interesante
jamás – never
lo que – what; that which
los fines de semana – on the weekends
mismo – same
mucho – a lot
muchos – many
no – no
nada – nothing
nunca – never
porque – because
raro – weird, strange
siempre – always
sólo – only
su(s) – his/her
tarde – late
todavía – still
todos los días – every day
su – his/her
tan – so
tu – your
un poco – a little (bit)

Related videos: 

  1. -AR verb ending song
  2. -ER verb ending song
  3. -IR verb ending song
  4. Present Tense – Jugar
  5. Present Tense – Stem-Changing Verbs (e-ie)
  6. Present Tense – Stem-Changing Verbs (e-i)

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Oct 16, 2012 at 4:21 am

Muchas gracias por tus videos, son excelentes.
Tengo una pregunta: ¿Qué debe ser a las 6:15 “que llevEn” o “que llevAn”? Porque no entiendo esto…

Tom Nguyen
Dec 8, 2012 at 5:26 am

Senor Jordan, are some of the verbs missing from the word bank in this lesson?

Candace O'Dell
Jan 15, 2013 at 7:35 am

Do you have worksheets available to go along with your video lessons? I love your videos and show them to my students on a regular basis. I have made a few worksheets to go along with your videos and they make for a great lesson.

Aug 21, 2015 at 7:30 am

I am 70 and live in Cuenca Ecuador and learning spanish. I so appreciate you and your videos.
A quick question…how do remove the tag with the lesson name/number etc as it overlays the spanish text at the top of the youtube?

I have examples I can send you but this won’t let me import a picture.

Muchas gracias!



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