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Conjugating present tense -ER verbs

Regular verbs ending in -ER are all conjugated the same way in the present tense. By taking the stem of the verb, you will add the following endings: Je: -e Tu: -es il/elle: -e Nous: -ons Vous: -ez ils/ells: -ent

Days of the week

What are the days of the week in Spanish, and how we use them in sentences.

Ser vs Estar

Basic Spanish requires you to choose between the two forms of the verb “to be”(ser and estar). Choose which form is appropriate for each sentence, and conjugate them in the first person singular.

Basic Mandarin Vocabulary: Numbers

The following vocabulary list is written in simplified characters and assumes you have knowledge of pinyin and tones. Numbers 1: 一 (yī) 2: 二 (èr) 3: 三 (sān) 4: 四 (sì) 5: 五 (wŭ) 6: 六 (lìu) 7: 七 (qī) 8: 八 (bā) 9: 九 (jiŭ) 10: 十 (shí) How do you count beyond 10?…

La importancia del uso de los signos de puntuación

Los signos de puntuación son muy importantes al escribir. A través de ellos damos a la expresión escrita la entonación adecuada según la intención del que escribe. Además, estos signos establecen las pausas necesarias para poder leer y para poder entender con claridad lo que otros han escrito. El uso incorrecto de los signos de…

Hiragana ( Japanese lanuguage part 2, Kanji)

although Hiragana is the main language form used for the japanese launguage, there is two other sets of alphabets that may be uses, one is kanji, which is chinese characters, which is used when you use words that are not used in hiragana. kanji is used to write parts of launguage that are nouns, adjective…

hiragana (japanese alphabet)

there are no “tones” in the japanese language like there are english and other languages. the very first thing youll learn when learning japanese is the alphabet, or Hiragana. there are 5 vowels in the japanese language. “A” pronounced “ah” “E” pronunced “eh” like in the work “Elk” “O” pronounced “oo” and “I” pronounced like…

The Present Progressive in Spanish

The Spanish present progressive tense is used to say what is happening now or “going on” right now. It is formed using the verb “estar” (to be) plus a present participle. Example: Yo estoy trabajando ahora. (I am working now.) To use a verb in the present progressive, you must first conjugate the verb estar…

Cognates

Cognates are words in two languages that have a common origin or etymology and are similar or identical. A cognate is an easy word to remember because it looks and means the same thing in Spanish as a word you already know in English. Examples of cognates: English Spanish actor actor animal animal balance balance…

-are Verb Present Tense Conjugation

In Italian, there are three main conjugation groups: -are, -ere, and -ire. The first of these, -are, is very common. Some examples include: giocare (to play), studiare (to study), and pagare (to pay). There are six forms for -are in the present tense. io (first person, singular: I) tu (second person, singular: You) Lei, lei/lui…

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