How to Conjugate

By: Ashley Baier

-ar verbs

Step 1

Determine the Subject

Who is it that needs something? Is it you? Him? Her? Them?

The subject will determine the form of conjugation.

Step 2

Remove the ending.

Once you remove the -ar from the end of the word, you can add the new corresponding ending.

Step 3

Conjugate the word

Yo: o

Tú: as

El/Ella: a

Nosotros: amos

Vosotros: áis

Ellos/Ellas: an

Example

hablar

Yo: hablo

Tú: hablas

El/Ella: habla

Nosotros: hablamos

Vosotros: habláis

Ellos/Ellas: hablan

-ir verbs

Step 1

Determine the Subject


Who is it that needs something? Is it you? Him? Her? Them?

The subject will determine the form of conjugation.

Step 2

Remove the ending.

Once you remove the -ir from the end of the word, you can add the new corresponding ending.

Step 3

Conjugate the word

Yo: o

Tú: es

El/Ella: e

Nosotros: imos

Vosotros: ís

Ellos/Ellas: en

Example

vivir

Yo: vivo

Tú: vives

El/Ella: vive

Nosotros: vivimos

Vosotros: vivís

Ellos/Ellas: viven

-er verb

Step 1

Determine the Subject


Who is it that needs something? Is it you? Him? Her? Them?

The subject will determine the form of conjugation.

Step 2

Remove the ending.

Once you remove the -er from the end of the word, you can add the new corresponding ending.

Step 3

Conjugate the word

Yo: o

Tú: es

El/Ella: e

Nosotros: emos

Vosotros: éis

Ellos/Ellas: en

Example

comer

Yo: como

Tú: comes

El/Ella: come

Nosotros: comemos

Vosotros: coméis

Ellos/Ellas: comen