Let`s start with the topics. If we use the word subject in a grammatical sense, we are not talking about subject. What do we see the difference? Consider the following sentence: The concordancia is the harmonious combination of elements in a whole. 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. 1. If we have only one subject, the verb in number and person corresponds to this. In the following sentences, the subject is printed in bold. 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.] 1. tú/contratar 2. el/emplear 3.
ellas/alquilar 4. yo/mandar 5. Ud./mejorar 6. ellos/aumentar 7. ella/bailar 8. yo/preguntar 9. nosotros/postergar 10. yo/quitar 11. ella y yo/bailar 12. yo/llorar 13. usted/llegar 14.
nosotros/llenar 15. ellos/llevar 16. ustedes/llamar 17. tú y yo/mirar 18. vosotros/postergar 19. ellas/borrar 20. vosotros/determinar II. Adapt the following sentences to their English translations 1. It is increasing.
A. Postergo. 2. I postpone. b. Mejoran. 3. We rent. c.
Empleas. 4. Employ them (tú). d. Aumenta. 5. They are improving. e. Alquilamos. III. Translate the following English sentences into Spanish. You don`t need to include the subject`s pronoun in your answer – just indicate the correct verb.
1. You order. 2. You rent. 3. I ask the question. 4. We employ. 5. Rent (tú). 6.
She listens. 7. We wear. 8. You dance. 9. You and I sing. 10. You evaluate.
11. We are working. 12. It verifies. 13. I rent. 14. We produce. 15.
Confirm (tú). 16. They are postponed. 17. It evaluates. 18. She hates. 19.
I`m leaving. 20. You cook. If a verb is conjugated, the infinitivation, in this case -ar, is removed and a number of endings corresponding to each of the six boxes are placed at the end. This correspondence is what it is about in the subject-verb concordance. Here is the verb hablar, conjugating in the present. If you click on each of them, you can hear how to pronounce them: in our next message we will see some special cases of consolation in español, okay? I. Conjugate the following regular -AR verbs to match the specified topics.
To understand the subject-verb agreement, you must first know what a subject and a verb are. 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: Although the pronoun it 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; Just use the verb form of the third person without a mentioned subject….