Present Tense irregular

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  • Created by: LShan261
  • Created on: 08-04-15 14:46

Different forms of irregular present tense

  • Radical-changing verbs
  • Yo changing verbs
  • Totally irregular verbs
  • Verbs ending in -uir, add a y
  • Verbs that change their spelling to maintain pronunciation
  • The invariable hay
  • Verbs that add an accent over a final weak vowel
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Radical-changing verbs

  • The change takes place in the stem of the verb
    • O --> ue
    • E --> ie
    • E --> i
    • U --> ue
  • These changes do not take place in 1st or 2nd person plural.
  • NB: Oler is a radica-changing verb but an needs to be added at the beginning of the verb - e.g. huelo.
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Yo changing verbs

  • This change only takes place in the 1st person singular
  • There are many changes, example:
    • C --> zc
    • The appearance of g
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Totally irregular verbs

  • Ir and Ser are the only two totally irregular verbs
  • IR
    • Voy
    • Vas
    • Va
    • Vamos
    • Vais
    • Van
  • SER
    • Soy
    • Eres
    • Es
    • Somos
    • Sois
    • Son
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