Spanish Language Game: Poder - Present Tense



Quick Spanish Language Game: Poder (can, to be able) - Present Tense
Learn and practice the present tense of the Spanish verb for "can, to be able" with a quick and fun interactive game.
Note that in the present tense, the verb "poder" is irregular: Its stem changes from o --> ue in all forms except nosotros/nosotras, and vosotros [used in Spain].

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With Shootout, you'll practice the personal verb forms.  With Word Invader, you'll make easy sentences with each of the forms.
Note: Pronouns (yo, tú, él, etc.) are often dropped in Spanish, unless you need them for clarity or emphasis.
We'll first include the pronouns for practice. In the sentences you'll notice that some of them are naturally dropped.

Present Tense of the Irregular Verb "poder"

yo puedo - I can
tú puedes - you can (familiar)
él, ella puede - he, she can
Usted puede - you can (formal)

nosotros/as podemos - we can
vosotros/as podéis - you (pl) can [Spain]
Ustedes pueden - you (pl) can [Latin America]
ellos/as pueden - they can

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Posted 18:18PM on September 30 2021 by Ulrike Rettig
Categories: Spanish | Tags: Poder, Poder present tense, Spanish, Spanish game, Spanish language game