Pasaron por mi casa los abuelos de Nacho. [Nacho`s grandparents walked past my house. – Remember that in Spanish we can reverse the position of the subjects.] III. Translate the following short sentences into English into Spanish. You don`t need to include the subject`s pronoun in your answer – just indicate the correct verb form. Concordancia is the harmonious combination of elements in a single sentence. There are two types of agreements (concordancia) in Spanish: the concordancia nominale (nominative agreement) and the concordancia verbale (verbal agreement). Let`s look at some rules for concordancia verbally. In our next article, we will see some special cases of consolation in español, okay? I. Conjugate the following regular -AR verbs to match the specified topics. By ordering these forms of subjects in a particular pattern, with the singular shapes on the left and the plurals on the right, we create a kind of drawer arrangement. The pattern he creates has three boxes on the left for the three singular shapes and three on the right for plural shapes. In addition, each drawer has its appropriate verb shape.
You can visualize this correspondence by imagining two of these identical drawer schemes on top of the other, one representing the subject`s pronouns and the other representing the corresponding verb forms. The two lower boxes each contain three elements: left, el, ella and usted; right ellos, ellas and ustedes. Although the pronoun can be used as a subject in English, there is no proper use of a pronoun. If it was the subject in English, it is understood in Spanish; It is enough to use the verb form of the third person without a mentioned subject. In Spanish, it is very common to see sentences where the verb corresponds to nosotros (as) and vosotros (as)/ustedes, but they are not pronoun, but they are substantive. Here are some examples: pronouns can also be grammatical subjects. Pronouns are words that represent nouns, and if a pronoun is used as a subject in Spanish, it will use its subject form. As you will learn in other lessons, there are other forms for other grammatical situations.
As in English, there are only a handful of subject pronouns in Spanish. Now, let`s turn to verbs. A verb is a word that says what the action of the subject or subjects is. Verbs are listed in the dictionary in their infinitive or pre-conjugated form. The infinitive term suggests that the possibilities of the verb are infinite – that is, since it has not yet been conjugated, no person or number has been assigned to it. . . .