Conjugate traer and caer in El Presente (present tense)

Traer (to bring) and Caer (to fall) are irregular in El Presente, but only in the 'yo' form. The rest of the endings are regular:

yo traigo caigo
traes caes
él / ella / Ud. trae cae
nosotros / nosotras
traemos caemos
vosotros / vosotras
traéis caéis
ellos / ellas / Uds.   traen caen

Note that the verb caer is generally used with the reflexive pronouns (me, te, se, nos, os, se). Look at and listen to these examples:

 TRAER:

Yo traigo mi maleta.I bring my suitcase.

¿Tú traes a tus padres a la graduación?Are you bringing your parents to the graduation ceremony?

Ella trae la tarta para tu fiesta de cumpleaños.She's bringing the cake for your birthday party.

Nosotros traemos las herramientas.We're bringing the tools.

Vosotras traéis la cesta y la manta para el picnic.You're bringing the hamper and the blanket for the picnic.

Ellos traen al perro al parque.They take the dog to the park.
 

¿Ustedes traen todo el dinero en la maleta?Are you bringing all the money in the briefcase? [lit: do you bring]

CAER:

Siempre me caigo bajando las escaleras.I always fall going downstairs.

Va a doler si te caes.It is going to hurt if you fall. [you=tú]

Ella nunca se cae.She never falls.

¡Nos caemos!We are falling!

¡Cuidado chicos, os caéis!Careful guys, you're falling! [you=vosotros]

Las llaves se caen al suelo.The keys fall on the floor.

For more verbs that follows a similar pattern, see: 
Verbos yo-go (presente)

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Ella trae la tarta para tu fiesta de cumpleaños.She's bringing the cake for your birthday party.
Va a doler si te caes.It is going to hurt if you fall. [you=tú]
Las llaves se caen al suelo.The keys fall on the floor.
¿Tú traes a tus padres a la graduación?Are you bringing your parents to the graduation ceremony?
¿Ustedes traen todo el dinero en la maleta?Are you bringing all the money in the briefcase? [lit: do you bring]
Ellos traen al perro al parque.They take the dog to the park.
Yo traigo mi maleta.I bring my suitcase.
Siempre me caigo bajando las escaleras.I always fall going downstairs.
Vosotras traéis la cesta y la manta para el picnic.You're bringing the hamper and the blanket for the picnic.
¡Nos caemos!We are falling!
Nosotros traemos las herramientas.We're bringing the tools.
¡Cuidado chicos, os caéis!Careful guys, you're falling! [you=vosotros]
Ella nunca se cae.She never falls.
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