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A1 - Regular IR verbs in the present.

The Regular IR verbs in the present in Spanish.

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. 
The same as this but AR verbs.
The same as this but ER verbs.

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I open - abrir
I open the letters every day
Abro las cartas todos los dias.
Juan lives - vivir
Juan vive
Juan lives with his family in a flat.
Juan vive con su familia en un piso.
You decide - decidir (singular familiar)
You decide what we eat
Tu decides lo que comemos.
we admit - admitir
We admit our guilt
admitimos nuestra culpa /admitimos que tenemos la cupla
it links or it unites - unir
the new road links the two villages
la nueva carretera une los dos pueblos
I open - abrir
Shall I open the window?
¿Abro la ventana?
Do you live? - vivir (singular familiar)
Do you live in the countryside or in a city?
¿Vives en el campo o en una ciudad?
the pensioners receive - recibir
los pensionistas reciben
the pensioners in Spain receive more than they contribute.
los pensionistas en españa reciben más de lo que aportan
I receive - recibir
I receive gifts in December.
Recibo regalos en diciembre.
he doesn't live - vivir
no vive
The President of the United States doesn't live in Chicago.
El presidente de los Estados Unidos no vive en Chicago.
I attend - asistir
I attend Spanish classes on Thursdays.
Asisto a clases de español los jueves.
they don't exist - existir
no existen
Ghosts don't exist.
Los fantasmas no existen.
it is not permited - permitir
no se permite
In many European countries it is not permitted to smoke in bars.
En muchos países europeos no se permite fumar en los bares.
they live - vivir
Where do they live?
¿Dónde viven?
is consumed - consumir
se consume
A lot of fish is consumed in Spain
se consume mucho pescado en España
How many live? - Vivir
¿Cuántas viven?
How many Spaniards live in England?
¿Cuántas españoles viven en Inglaterra?
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