Infinitives & Cognates Las clases de Sra. Schwarz Realidades 1 Infinitives Verbs are words that are most often used to name actions. Verbs in English have.

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Infinitives &
Cognates
Las clases de Sra. Schwarz
Realidades 1
Infinitives
Verbs are words that are most often used to
name actions.
Verbs in English have different forms
(conjugations) depending on who is doing the
action and when the action is occurring:
I walk, she walks, we walked, etc.
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Infinitives
The most basic form of a verb is called the
INFINITIVE.
In English, infinitives usually have the word “to”
in front of them:
to swim, to read, to write
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Infinitives
Infinitives in Spanish do not have a
separate word like “to” in front of
them.
Spanish infinitives are only one word,
and always end in -ar, -er, or -ir:
nadar, leer, escribir
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Cognates
Cognates (cognados) are words that
look alike and have similar meanings
in English and Spanish.
Some examples of Spanish cognates
are usar, guitarra, computadora,
teléfono, and música.
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