In the examples we have used verbs like: escribir, vivir, decidir etc.
Note: When I say regular I mean regular in the present.
There are 2 minor deviations:
The verb escribir has an irregular participle (escrito) and the participle of abrir is (abierto)
The conjugation of ir verbs
Escribo - I write
Escribes - You write (familiar)
Usted Escribe You write (formal)
Escribe - He she it, writes
Escribimos - We write
Escribís - You write - (familiar)
Ustedes escriben - You write - (formal)
Escriben - They write
15% of Spanish verbs are IR verbs.
In the examples I have included some Spanish passives.
¿Cómo se escribe su apellido? - How is your surname written?
¿Cómo se escriben las fechas en inglès? - How are the dates written in English?
¿Cómo se abre? - How is it opened?
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The first line is a subject - verb in English - Spanish infinitive. (notes about formality and person if necesary)
The second line is the Spanish translation of the subject verb from the first line.
The third line is an example sentence in English
The fourth Line is and example sentence in Spanish.
Use this lesson to practice your knowledge of the regular IR verbs in the present.