In this grammar lesson you will learn about the regular Spanish ar verbs present tense conjugation.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- the regular Spanish ar verbs present tense conjugation
- the common regular ar verbs in Spanish
- what regular Spanish ar verbs present tense conjugation look like in sentences
- how you can quiz yourself on the regular Spanish ar verbs present tense conjugation
- how to practice with flashcards on the topic of regular Spanish ar verbs present tense conjugation
Please refer to the Spanish A1 Page to get a better overview of Spanish grammar, if you are curious about how this fits in the overall structure of Spanish A1.
By the end of the lesson you will know all about regular Spanish ar verbs present tense conjugation!
Table of Contents
Regular Spanish Ar Verbs Present Tense Conjugation Table
|ar ending||hablar (to speak)|
Regular ar Verbs Conjugation Method
There is a three-step method that will make conjugating regular spanish ar verbs very easy for you.
In order to conjugate verbs that end with -ar in the present tense one must:
- Find the infinitive (full verb)
- Cut off the -ar
- Add the new ending (o, as, a, amos, áis, an)
In the conjugation table above you can see the verb hablar which means to “to speak” in English.
We will take this verb and conjugate it in the “yo” form using the three-step method.
The full verb of “to speak” is hablar in Spanish.
Once you cut of the ar ending all that is left is habl.
When we add the new ending o, the final conjugated form will be hablo.
So when you wish to say “I speak” in Spanish you get:
Common Regular ar Verbs
Spanish has three regular verb groups
- regular -ar verbs
- regular -er verbs
- regular -ir verbs
The regular ar verbs group is the biggest and most useful group. Most Spanish verbs fall in this group.
Here is a list of common verbs that you are sure to encounter in day-to-day life:
|buscar||to look for, search for|
|entrar (en)||to enter (into)|
|escuchar||to listen (to)|
|esperar||to hope / wait (for)|
|hablar||to speak / to talk|
|llevar||to wear / carry|
|mirar||to watch / look at|
|pagar||to pay (for)|
|tocar||to touch / play (an instrument)|
Example Sentences on Regular Spanish Ar Verbs Present Tense Conjugation
This section of the lesson on regular spanish ar verbs present tense conjugation is about seeing the verbs in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of regular spanish ar verbs present tense conjugation through examples.
Yo trabajo en esta empresa.
I work at this company.
Tú hablas español muy bien.
You speak Spanish very well.
Él siempre canta en la ducha.
He always sings in the shower.
¿Vosotros estudiáis todos los días?
Do you study every day?
Las malas noticias viajan velozmente.
Bad news travels fast.
Quiz Yourself on Regular Spanish Ar Verbs Present Tense Conjugation
It’s not enough to just read this lesson.
You should test your knowledge to see if you really understood everything, and to be able to repeat the material.
At the end of every lesson you can do a small test.
You will see the sentences of the previous chapter. It is up to you to give the correct answer.
You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.
Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.
You can redo the quiz as many times as you want!