Spanish Present Tense - Regular -ar Verbs  

Spanish Grammar Present Indicative Regular -ar Verbs
Overview

Regular verbs follow predictable patterns. Let's consider the present tense of a regular "ar" verb. To determine the correct forms of a verb, we start with its infinitive form. The infinitive form of the verb meaning (to walk) in Spanish is caminar.

Take off the -ar ending:
caminar - ar = camin

Now we add on one of the present tense endings:

yo o
as
Ud/él/ella a
nosotros amos
vosotros áis
Uds/ellos/ellas an

camin + (ending) --> camino, caminas, camina, caminamos, caminan

Let's look at some example sentences using the regular "ar" verb, caminar:

Yo camino al restaurante para cenar.
I'm walking to the restaurant to have dinner.

El camina varias veces al dia.
He walks several times a day.

Nosotros también caminamos.
We also walk.

Present tense sentences with camino
Present tense sentences with caminas
Present tense sentences with camina
Present tense sentences with caminamos
Present tense sentences with caminan


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