Irregular Verbs in Spanish
Other verbs that are very common in Spanish might have slightly different endings, or gerunds. The importance is to get the sound correct when talking. After using these only a few times, you'll start hearing other Spanish speakers using the irregular verbs. They will begin to sound 'regular'.
Notice how the verb stem changes from 'e' to 'i' and 'o' to 'u'.
EXERCISE: YOUR TURN!
Turn the following English phrases into Spanish ones using the present progressive. A couple of words might require taking a look into a dictionary.
Tu estas leyendo un libro.