Use Spanish AR Verbs

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow. This is part of a series of videos on the Spanish language. In this video, we are going to show you how to use Spanish verbs ending in "AR". In Spanish, verbs end in either "AR", "ER", or "IR". This is a simple guide to conjugating regular "AR" verbs in the present tense. There are irregular verbs, and we'll demonstrate how to conjugate a few of them individually.

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    To conjugate any "AR" verb in the present tense, take off "-ar" from the end of the word and add these endings
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    We are going to use the verb "Hablar" as an example, and that means "To speak"
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    As we said earlier, to conjugate this verb we need to take off the "-ar" at the end. Then we will add one of the endings.
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    We start with "Hablar", which is "To Speak"
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    Then we have "Hablo", which is "I speak"
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    "Hablas" is "You speak", informal
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    "Habla" means "He, She, or You speak", formal
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    "Hablamos" is "We speak"
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    "Habláis" is "You speak", plural
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    "Hablan" means "They speak", and is also used for "You speak", formal plural
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    We have now conjugated this verb for each different person or group for which it is intended
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    If we say "Hablo", and we add the "-o", that means "I".
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    If we add "-as", it means "You"
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    If we add "-a", it means "He", "She" or "You", formal
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    If we add "-amos", it means "We"
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    If we add "-áis", it means "You", plural
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    If we add "-an", it means "They", and also "You", formal plural
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    The following are some sentence examples
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    The first is, "¿Hablas Español?" That means, "Do you speak Spanish?" We've added "-as" on the end, and that means You, so "¿Hablas Espanol?" means "Do you speak Spanish?"
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    The next example is, "Los niños hablan tan rápido", which means, "The boys speak so fast"
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    We have the verb, and we've added "-an" on the end, and that means "They"
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    Thus the verb has been conjugated to mean They speak.
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    Now, you try with some "AR" verbs, "Bailar - To dance" and "Caminar - To walk"
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    Try and conjugate them using the method we have just demonstrated. Then try and make some sentences with them. Leave these sentences in the comment section below to show how well you have understood this tutorial.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to use "AR" verbs in the Spanish language
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    If you have any questions, comments or queries regarding this video or about the process that you have witnessed in this video, then please leave them in the comment section below, and we shall answer them for you. Please have a look at the other videos in this series on the VisiHow website. Search for them, and we can help to broaden your knowledge about the Spanish language.
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