Regular Spanish Ir Verbs Present Tense Conjugation [+6 Examples & Quiz]

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In this grammar lesson you will learn about the regular Spanish ir verbs present tense conjugation.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • the regular Spanish ir verbs present tense conjugation
  • the common regular ir verbs in Spanish
  • what regular Spanish ir verbs present tense conjugation look like in sentences
  • how you can quiz yourself on the regular Spanish ir verbs present tense conjugation
  • how to practice with flashcards on the topic of regular Spanish ir 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 ir verbs present tense conjugation!

Table of Contents

Regular Spanish Ir Verbs Present Tense Conjugation Table

ir endingvivir (to live)
yoovivo
esvives
él/ella/ustedevive
nosotros/nosotrasimosvivimos
vosotros/vosotrasísvivís
ellos/ellas/ustedesenviven

Regular ir Verbs Conjugation Method

There is a three-step method that will make conjugating regular Spanish ir verbs very easy for you.

In order to conjugate verbs that end with -ir in the present tense one must:

  1. Find the infinitive (full verb)
  2. Cut off the -ir
  3. Add the new ending (o, es, e, imos, ís, en)

In the conjugation table above you can see the verb vivr which means to “to live” in English.

We will take this verb and conjugate it in the “yo” form using the three-step method.

  1. vivir

The full verb of “to live” is vivir in Spanish.

  1. viv

Once you cut of the ir ending all that is left is viv.

  1. vivo

When we add the new ending o, the final conjugated form will be vivo.

So when you wish to say “I live” in Spanish you get:

Yo vivo

Common Regular ir Verbs

Spanish has three regular verb groups

  • regular -ar verbs
  • regular -er verbs
  • regular -ir verbs

The regular ir verbs group is the third 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:

abrirto open
admitirto admit
asistir (a)to attend
cubrirto cover
decidirto decide
describirto describe
descubrirto discover
discutirto discuss
escribirto write
existirto exist
permitirto permit
recibirto receive, welcome
subirto climb, go up
sufrirto suffer
unirto unite
vivirto live

Example Sentences on Regular Spanish Ir Verbs Present Tense Conjugation

This section of the lesson on regular Spanish ir verbs present tense conjugation is about seeing the verbs in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of regular Spanish ir verbs present tense conjugation through examples.

compartir

Yo comparto su punto de vista.

I share your point of view.

escribir

escribes mejor que yo.

You write better than I do.

introducir

Esta página introduce el mundo en el que vivimos.

This page introduces the world in which we live.

vivir

Nosotros vivimos en los Estados Unidos.

We live in the United States.

decidir

¿Cómo decidís vosotros en qué concentraros?

How do you decide what to focus on?

admitir

Pocos políticos admiten sus errores.

Few politicians admit their mistakes.

Quiz Yourself on Regular Spanish Ir 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!

Conjugate: CompartirYo su punto de vista.

I share your point of view.
 
Conjugate: VivirNosotros en los Estados Unidos.

We live in the United States.
 
Conjugate: AdmitirPocos políticos sus errores.

Few politicians admit their mistakes.
 

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