Spanish/Tenses/Indicative/Simple/Present

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-AR -ER -IR
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-AR hablar to speak -ER comer to eat -IR vivir to live
Yo stem+o hablo I speak stem+o como I eat stem+o vivo I live
stem+as hablas You speak stem+es comes You eat stem+es vives You live
Él stem+a habla He speaks stem+e come He eats stem+e vive He lives
Nosotros stem+amos hablamos We speak stem+emos comemos We eat stem+imos vivimos We live
Vosotros stem+áis habláis You all speak stem+éis coméis You all eat stem+ís vivís You all live
Ellos stem+an hablan They speak stem+en comen They eat stem+en viven They live

Some things to note:

  1. All yo forms of regular verbs end in -o, all forms in -s, él forms in -a or -e, nosotros in -mos, vosotros in -is, and ellos in -n. As Spanish is a pro-drop language, you must get used to determining a verb's subject based on its ending.
  2. Notice the similarities between the -ER and -IR verbs. While not completely similar, they differ only in the nosotros and vosotros forms.