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Italian Verb Conjugation

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Italian Verb Conjugation
ITALIAN VERB CONJUGATION
Io (I)
Tu (you)
Lui (He)
Lei (She)
Plural
Singular
SUBJECT PRONOUNS
Noi (We)
Voi (You
guys)
Loro
(They)
VERBS CONJUGATION
Verbs are conjugated to match the subject of the
sentence.
 Io______________(lavorare) oggi.
 Io lavoro oggi.
 Lavoro oggi. (Since the verb is conjugated to
the Io form, you can drop Io because it is
understood)
NAMES AND NO SUBJECT PRONOUNS
When you don’t see a subject pronoun, but you
see names, you have to figure out which one best
fits.
 Marco e tu _____________________(andare) al
supermercato.
 Marco e tu andate al supermercato.
You must you the voi form because it is you and
someone else, making the subject a plural you.
NAMES AND SUBJECT PRONOUNS
Carla, Cinzia, Marco e
Sergio_________________________(arrivare) a
casa tardi.
 Carla, Cinzia, Marco e Sergio arrivano a casa
tardi.


There are four people in this sentences so you
must use the loro form. It is plural third person.
NAMES AND SUBJECT PRONOUNS

Sergio ed io ________________(venire) alla
festa.

Sergio ed io veniamo alla festa.
The noi form is used because it is Sergio and I
making it the noi form.
PUTTING IT TOGETHER – SINGULAR FORMS
• This is the singular first person form.
• This is the singular second person form.
• This is the singular third person form. It is also used
for the english “it”
PUTTING IT TOGETHER – PLURAL FORMS
Noi (We/ Carlo and I /You and I /Marco, Cinzia and I)
• This is the plural first person form.
Voi (you and somebody else/ you guys / you all)
• This is the plural second person form.
Loro (they / more than one person or thing)
• This is the plural third person form.
WHAT VERB FORM WOULD THESE SUBJECTS
TAKE?
Carla, Sergio ed io
 Io
 Marco e tu
 Marco
 Vittorio, Giuseppe e Marcello
 Tu

(Remember the subject pronouns are not verbs. This
is to help you remember what verb form)
TOCCATE VOI (YOU GUYS TURN)

Make a sentence using the subjects in column
1 and the verbs in column 2.
Subjects
Verbs
Marco
Andare
Marco e tu
Venire
Andrea e Marco
Lavorare
Mia sorella ed io
Avere
Cinzia
Essere
Io
Dormire
Mio padre
Parlare
Tu
Capire
La vita
essere
SAMPLE SENTENCES
Marco va al supermercato.
 Marco e tu venite alla festa.
 Andrea e Marco lavorano ogni giorno.
 Mia sorella ed io abbiamo un cane.
 Cinzia e’ italiana.
 Dormo.
 Mio padre parla italiano.
 Tu capisci italiano.
 La vita e’ difficile.

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