Unidad Cuatro. The Conditional Tense.
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Here are the correct endings for the conditional tense. Notice that the endings are the same for all three kinds of verbs!
The conditional tense conjugates in the same fashion as the future tense - don’t remove the –AR, -ER, or –IR! Just add the subject ending right onto the end of the verb!
Here’s an an example of the conjugation process. We’ll use the “yo” form for this example.
Simply attach the ending which matches the subject. That’s it!
I would sing
-ER and -IR verbs work the same way as -AR verbs.
Just add the correct ending.
You would eat
They would live
Now you try it! On a piece of paper, or in your head, conjugate the following and then click for the correct answer.
He would ask. (Preguntar)
I would study. (Estudiar)
They would run. (Correr)
You (inf) would write. (Escribir)
Irregular verbs in the conditional tense have the same stem as they do in the future tense. To conjugate them, just add the regular conditional tense ending to these stems. Remember, any verb which contains one of these irregular verbs will inherit its stem in the conditional.
For example;proponer = propondr-.
Finally, note the following;