In this lesson, we cover irregular verbs in the present indicative. These verbs belong to the “-iare” category and even though they are conjugated similarly to regular verbs ending in “-are” they require a small change in their conjugation.

Two Main Takeaways

  • Verbs that end in “-iare” are irregular because they require a spelling change in the “tu” and “noi” persons.
  • Some commonly used verbs ending in “-iare” are: “mangiare”, “viaggiare”, and “lasciare”.

Three Action Steps

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Links Mentioned and Other Resources

  • CLICK HERE to listen to episode #54: Verbs in “-Arre”, “-Orre”, and “-Urre”.
  • CLICK HERE to listen to episode #60: Opposite Italian Verbs.
  • CLICK HERE to get the Italian Verb Blueprint, a guide for conjugating all regular Italian verbs.

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