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Yes, when it comes to spanish verbs, when the word ends with an "s" it goes for "tú" and when thie word ends with "o" it goes with "yo" and when it ends with "e" or "a" then it goes with "usted, ella, él, etc. If the word ends with "emos/ imos" then it goes with "we". If the word ends with "n" it is for "you (plural)/they".
Ya every verb that ends with S is Tu MOS plural it's important to memorize that
Usted conjugates the same as el/ella? Or the same as tu? In this example, "Usted lee", it conjugates the same as el/ella.
The formal/polite usted and ustedes conjugate in the 3rd person because they come from "vuestro(s) merced(es)," literally "your mercy."
Is 'lee' pronounced as a separate 'a' sound added to "lay". As in "lay-ay"? or just "lay"?
Imagine the 'e' in 'let'. Now hold the 'e' longer creating no diphthongs. The stress is on the first 'e'. no diphthongs!!
msartist- In Spanish, every letter is pronounced except for H when it's the first letter of a word as horno.=oven
in fact, the H is never pronounced in any position except for 'ch' (pronounced like in 'church')
It seems to be used only here in Spain.
Use it to address informally more than one listener (vosotros/as is plural, usted is singular, ustedes is plural).
usted: you, singular
ustedes: you, plural
tú: you, singular
vosotros: you, plural (in Latin America use ustedes instead of vosotros)
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you say tú, to a friend (2nd person singular) and usted to an older person or someone you don't know, 3rd person singular, so the conjugaison isn't the same.
Not sure what you mean... There are two "you"s in Spanish. The informal "tú" (e.g. Tú lees), and the formal "usted" (e.g. Usted lee)
Whats the difference between usted and tú? On this example wouldnt the answe be 'you all read'?
They both mean "you read" in English. The difference lies in the Spanish versions: tú=you (informal/familiar), usted=you (formal).
And that's not wrong, "lee" is the 3rd person singular conjugation, but that conjugation is also shared with the formal "you" (Usted/Ud.). http://www.wordreference.com/conj/ESverbs.aspx?v=leer
Usted lee=you read
él/ella lee=he/she reads