In this grammar lesson you will learn about the regular Spanish er verbs present tense conjugation.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- the regular Spanish er verbs present tense conjugation
- the common regular er verbs in Spanish
- what regular Spanish er verbs present tense conjugation look like in sentences
- how you can quiz yourself on the regular Spanish er verbs present tense conjugation
- how to practice with flashcards on the topic of regular Spanish er 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 er verbs present tense conjugation!
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Regular Spanish Er Verbs Present Tense Conjugation Table
|er ending||comer (to eat)|
Regular er Verbs Conjugation Method
There is a three-step method that will make conjugating regular Spanish er verbs very easy for you.
In order to conjugate verbs that end with -er in the present tense one must:
- Find the infinitive (full verb)
- Cut off the -er
- Add the new ending (o, es, e, emos, éis, en)
In the conjugation table above you can see the verb comer which means to “to eat” in English.
We will take this verb and conjugate it in the “yo” form using the three-step method.
The full verb of “to eat” is comer in Spanish.
Once you cut of the er ending all that is left is com.
When we add the new ending o, the final conjugated form will be como.
So when you wish to say “I eat” in Spanish you get:
Common Regular er Verbs
Spanish has three regular verb groups
- regular -ar verbs
- regular -er verbs
- regular -ir verbs
The regular er verbs group is the second biggest verb group. Many Spanish verbs fall in this group.
Here is a list of common verbs that you are sure to encounter in day-to-day life:
|cometer (un error)||to make (a mistake)|
|meter (en)||to put (into)|
|poseer||to possess, own|
|temer||to fear, dread|
Example Sentences on Regular Spanish Er Verbs Present Tense Conjugation
This section of the lesson on regular Spanish er verbs present tense conjugation is about seeing the verbs in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of regular Spanish er verbs present tense conjugation through examples.
Yo como aquí todos los días.
I eat here every day.
¡Tú bebes demasiado!
You drink too much!
¿Cuál lengua extranjera aprende usted?
Which foreign language do you learn?
Nosotros vendemos jugo de naranja.
We sell orange juice.
¿Vosotros me prometéis la salvación?
Do you promise me salvation?
Los estudiantes responden las preguntas del maestro.
Students answer the teacher’s questions.
Quiz Yourself on Regular Spanish Er 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!