GCSE Grammar - Verbs & Tenses
The Present Tense - Regular verbs
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The present tense refers to what is happening, what someone is doing, or what someone does e.g:
  I play tennis
  I do play tennis
  I am playing tennis

In Spanish the present tense is normally formed by taking the infinitive of the verb; this will either end in
AR, ER, or IR, removing this part and adding the appropriate endings

           COMPRAR - TO BUY      VENDER - TO SELL     ABRIR - TO OPEN

           (yo) compro = I buy
           (tú) compras = you buy etc
NOTICE - the usted, l and ella forms share the same ending, as do the ustedes, ellos and ellas forms.
It is essential that you learn these endings.

You can do it through a song or chant.

AR verbs - use the Pink Panther tune





ER verbs are the same but use 'E's instead of 'A's.

For IR verbs why not use the chant:

      'O, ES, E, IMOS, ÍS EN'