3rd degree- el, ella, ud., ellos, ellas, uds. The regular endings for verbs in the present tense --->
WARNING: THERE ARE NO ACCENTS WHATSOEVER ON THIS PAGE BUT THERE ARE ACTUALLY ACCENTS ON ALOT OF THIS STUFF. THERE ARE ACCENTS ON ALL THE VOSOTROS FORMS, ETC.
Uses of the present indicative tense:
to express actions that are occurring as you speak.
Hablo con mis amigos.
to express actions that occur in the future
Manana, salgo para Barcelona.
to express general facts
El cielo es azul.
to express actions that occur habitually
Van a la corrida de toros todos los domingos.
to express a historical fact
Cervantes muere en 1616.
with the phrase "por poco" to express an action in the past that didn't occur
Por poco vengo a verte ayer. I almost came to see you yesterday.
to express an order
?Me traes un vaso de agua, por favor?
to express the idea shall
?Nos vamos? Shall we go?
It would be useless for me to type up the verbs that have funky accents in the present tense because I can't get accents on this. If you want to know them (which you probably do), go look at pg. 34 in your Avanzando textbook. While you're there, you can read up on -car -gar and -zar verbs.
There are three types of stem changes in the present tense: