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Conjugate leer in El Presente ( present tense)

Leer (to read) is regular in El Presente:

yo leo
lees
él / ella / Ud. lee
nosotros / nosotras 
leemos
vosotros / vosotras  
leéis
ellos / ellas / Uds.   leen
Look at and listen to these examples:

Yo leo novelas policíacas.
I read crime fiction novels.

lees antes de dormir.
You read before bed.

Ella lee el periódico todos los domingos.
She reads the newspaper every Sunday.

Nosotros siempre leemos los informes con mucha atención.
We always read the reports very carefully.

¿Vosotras leéis ficción de romance?
Do you read romantic fiction?

Ellos leen cuentos a sus nietos.
They read stories to their grandchildren.

 

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Ellos leen cuentos a sus nietos.
They read stories to their grandchildren.


Nosotros siempre leemos los informes con mucha atención.
We always read the reports very carefully.


Ella lee el periódico todos los domingos.
She reads the newspaper every Sunday.


lees antes de dormir.
You read before bed.


¿Vosotras leéis ficción de romance?
Do you read romantic fiction?


Yo leo novelas policíacas.
I read crime fiction novels.


Q&A

D

Kwiziq community member

5 November 2017

1 reply

How exactly is leer irregular?

It looks like it follows the same pattern as regular -er verbs: remove the -er and add the regular -er verb endings. It looks a little funny because you get the double e in some forms, but isn't it still the same regular pattern, or am I missing something?

Inma

Kwiziq language super star

5 November 2017

5/11/17

Hola D,
you are right! this verb was tagged wrongly to irregular verbs when making the lesson. We will update the lesson straight away. Gracias.
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