ITALIAN: Workbooks Beginner's Workbook, Part One - Page 8

  Italian simple present tense: -IRE verbs Review  the  full  lesson  at:  http://www.viaoptimae.com/2013/11/italian-­‐present-­‐tense-­‐ire-­‐verbs.html     Regular  –IRE  verb  endings:     io   tu   voi   lui/lei/Lei       Normal  vs.  –ISC-­‐   Some  verbs  take  -­‐ISC-­‐  in  between  the  stem  and  the   verb  endings  for  all  subjects  except  noi  and  voi.   (See  how  the  subjects  that  take  -­‐ISC-­‐  are  inside  the   little  green  “boot”?)     noi   loro         io   noi   tu   voi   lui/lei/Lei   loro           There’s  no  trick  to  knowing  which  verbs  take  -­‐ISC-­‐   and  which  do  not—  it  must  just  be  memorized.     Some  regular  (in  the  present)  –IRE  verbs:     (verbs  that  take  -­‐ISC-­‐  marked  with  asterisks*)                       io   noi   tu   voi   lui/lei/Lei   loro         io   noi   tu   voi   lui/lei/Lei   loro   ©  2013  Via  Optimae  www.viaoptimae.com