About the Game:Portuguese AR Verb Conjugation - Simple Past is a learning game made for the basic learners of Portuguese language. This game is very useful to understand the Portuguese verbs conjugation ending in AR in past simple or simple past. By playing this game, you can understand the use of verbs with different pronouns. Playing a little bit for couple of days will boost up your Portuguese language communication skill.
How to play?1. Click on Start button to start the game.
2. On the top the verb will appear.
3. There are five different pronoun options. Match that verb with the correct option and click on the relative red circle with arrow.
4. If answer is correct, there will be the green color background color and score will be increased by 1.
5. If answer is not correct, the there will be red background color.
6. After filling all five forms of verbs, the next verb will appear.
7. Repeat the same process.
In Portuguese language, there are basically four types of verbs. Irregular verbs , and the rest three are regular verbs ending in ar, er and ir. Almost 99 percent of verbs are regular and they end with either ar, er or ir. To conjugate them with the pronouns all regular verbs have their own easy rule. Here we are talking about all the regular verbs ending in AR to conjugate in simple past tense. Don't be confuse that in portuguese past simple is called pretérito perfeito, which translated meaning is Past Perfect, but it actually denotes simple past. More discussion can be done in this, but for now, we are just concentrating on conjugation AR verbs in Past Simple. How to conjugate verbs ending in AR in its simple past form.
verb FALAR (To speak);To conjugate them with pronouns first just remove the last AR. Here in this case, if we remove AR, the base is FAL. And, then add 'ei' with pronoun Eu (I).
Eu falei (I spoke).
Its simple. Lets see the conjugation rules to all pronouns.
Lets see this with all prononus.In base verb FALAR if we remove AR , the base conjugation is FAL .
Eu falei. (add ei) I spoke.
Tu falaste. (add aste) You spoke. (informal)
Você falou. (add ou) You spoke. (formal)
Ele/Ela falou. (add ou) He/She spokes.
Eles/Elas falaram. (add aram) They spoke.
Nós falámos (add ámos) We spoke.
Note: With AR verbs that there is a slightly difference between the conjugation with Nós in present tense and the simple past tense. The spellings are the same, except for an accent on the a (-amos vs. -ámos). The accent tells you that it’s in the simple past tense and that you need to open the vowel. The a (without an accent) sounds similar to the a in the English word cat, while á (with an accent) sounds more like the a in the English word father.
In Portuguese Tu or Você both means YOU. Normally in European Portuguese Tu is used more often and in Brasil Você is used more. Basically Tu is informal and Você is a formal way to say YOU.
Lets see the another verb conjugation:Base verb. Jogar(To Play)
Eu Jogei. (I played)
Tu Jogaste. (You played)
Ele/Ela Jogou (He/She played)
Eles/Elas Jogaram. (They played)
Nós Jogámos. (We played)
50 Basic AR verbs in Portuguese
These are the 50 basic AR verbs in Portuguese and their meaning in English