• Conjugating AR Verbs

    Cantar = to sing

     

    ·        The word cantar is in its infinitive form or its most basic form. You must conjugate or change the ending of the verb to put it with a subject.

     

    ·        To conjugate the verb cantar, you drop the ar ending, and add o, as, a, amos, áis, an, depending on what the subject of the verb is. Use the chart below for help.

     

     

    Singular

    Plural

    1st person

    canto

    cantamos

    2nd person

    cantas

    cantáis

    3rd person

    canta

    cantan

     

    Most verbs in Spanish that end in ar work the same way. Here is a list of some of these verbs: bailar (to dance), escuchar (to listen), hablar (to talk), caminar (to walk), nadar (to swim), cocinar (to cook), celebrar (to celebrate).