Beginner Lesson 6: Irregular Conjugations

and Eye Clinic

(1) Conjugations of Ir/Tener/Venir

Description of Conjugations

  • Verbs in Spanish can be conjugated to better fit the tense in which the speaker is talking.

  • There are many tenses but for the purposes of this lesson we will be focusing on the present tense.

  • The three verbs that we will be conjugating are ir (to go), tener (to have), and venir (to come).

  • These verbs all have irregular conjugations, but they are all very useful for our work in Maclovio Rojas.

Conjugations in the Present Tense

Phrases Using Conjugations

Fill in the Blank Practice

Practice what you have learned by trying to complete the following phrases by conjugating the verb in parenthesis. To reveal the correct answer, hover over the blank box.

  1. Nosotros __________________ al centro comunitario, Aguas Calientes. (ir)

  2. Yo __________________ un lápiz. (tener)

  3. ¿Ud. __________________ al feria de salud? (venir)

(2) Eye Clinic

 

Eye Clinic Vocabulary

Eye Clinic Phrases

Quizlet

Practice what you have learned with Quizlet match. Make sure to take a screenshot when you finish!

Audio Practice

Directions: Record yourself responding to the following audio prompts as if it were a real conversation. At the end, you can review a sample conversation. 

Situation: You are assisting at the eye clinic and a client walks in.

Prompt 1

Hi, I want to check my eyes.

Prompt 2

No, but I have problems with my vision. 

Prompt 3

No, for this I use glasses Who is the optometrist?

Prompt 4

Thank you!

Sample

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Hi, I want to check my eyes.

- Have you had your eyes checked before?

No, but I have problems with my vision.

- Do you see everything clearly?

Do you have something for the children?

- No, I use glasses. 

Thank you!

- No problem!