Core Irregular Verbs
I. IntroIt’s time to take our new verb skills and build on them. Remember that the difference between regular and irregular verbs is that regular verbs follow a set pattern and irregular verbs are special because they do not follow these patterns. While most Spanish verbs are regular, irregular verbs represent some of the most common and useful verbs.
In this lesson, we’re going to take an unconventional approach to learning the present and past tense forms of seven new irregular verbs. While these verbs do not follow identical patterns, we can see some striking similarities if we look a little closer. By focusing on these similarities in the conjugations of various groups of verbs, you can remember them more easily. Warning: this is not how your high school Spanish teacher taught you!