Empezar Present Tense

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Verb Meaning(s): to begin, to start

Verb Chart: Empezar Present Tense



I start
I do start
I am starting



we start
we do start
we are starting

(Juana, Juan)


you start
you do start
you are starting


(informal Spain)


you all start
you all do start
you all are starting


(Sra./Dr. García)


he/she/you start
he/she/you do start
he/she/you are starting



they/you all start
they/ you all do start
they/you all are starting

Empezar Present Tense Practice

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Present Tense

Empezar Present Sentence Examples

1. Yo empiezo a aprender español este año.
I start learning Spanish this year.
2. ¿Tú empiezas a estudiar a las seis?
Do you start studying at six?
3. Él empieza a jugar al tenis.
He starts playing tennis.
4. Ella empieza a leer el libro nuevo.
She starts reading the new book.
5. Usted empieza a trabajar en un proyecto interesante.
You start working on an interesting project.
6. Nosotros empezamos a hacer ejercicio juntos.
We start exercising together.
7. ¿Vosotros empezáis las clases a las ocho?
Do you (Spain) start classes at eight?
8. Ellos empiezan a tocar la guitarra.
They start playing the guitar.
9. Ellas empiezan a pintar un mural.
They start painting a mural.
10. Ustedes empiezan a organizar la fiesta.
You all start organizing the party.