Is there a lesson or a reference that explains when an accent is needed in the vosotros form of a verb?

GiovanniC1Kwiziq community member

Is there a lesson or a reference that explains when an accent is needed in the vosotros form of a verb?

Asked 7 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Giovanni

At the moment we don't have any lesson about accents, I'm afraid.

When we conjugate a verb in the vosotros form in the present tense there is very often a written accent on the last syllable. It also happens in the future tense. This is because we always put the stress on the last syllable when conjugating the vosotros form in these tenses. The possible endings will be: -ais/ -eis/ -is. As the stress goes on that last syllable and it ends on an -s, the accentuation rules say that it needs a written accent. Some examples are:

In the present:

  • Vosotros habl-áis
  • Vosotros com-éis
  • Vosotros viv-ís

In the future:

  • Vosotros llamar-éis
  • Vosotros beber-éis
  • Vosotros har-éis

Hope this helps. 

Un saludo

Inma

Is there a lesson or a reference that explains when an accent is needed in the vosotros form of a verb?

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