Galician Verbs

Welcome to the 10th lesson about verbs in Galician. We will first learn about the present tense, followed by the past tense, and future tense. We will also analyze some grammar rules, and finally practice how to ask for direction in Galician.

Verbs are used to express an action (I swim) or a state of being (I am). The present tense in Galician conveys a situation or event in the present time. Here are some examples:

Present Tense
Galician
I speak English
eu falo inglés Audio
you speak French
vostede fala francés Audio
he speaks German
el fala alemán Audio
she speaks Italian
ela fala italiano Audio
we speak Arabic
nós falamos árabe Audio
they speak Chinese
eles falan chinés Audio

The past tense in Galician conveys a situation or event in the past time. Here are some examples:

Past Tense
Galician
I visited France
eu visitei francia Audio
you visited Italy
vostede visitou italia Audio
he visited Morocco
el visitou marrocos Audio
she visited China
ela visitou china Audio
we visited Mexico
nós visitamos méxico Audio
they visited Kenya
eles visitaron quenia Audio

The future tense in Galician conveys a situation or event which is anticipated to happen in the future. Here are some examples:

Future Tense
Galician
I will drink milk
eu beberei leite Audio
you will drink coffee
vostede beberá café Audio
he will drink tea
el beberá té Audio
she will drink water
ela beberá auga Audio
we will drink apple juice
nós beberemos zume de mazá Audio
they will drink tea
eles beberán té Audio

Now let's take a break and refresh our vocabulary by learning the body parts.

ear
ear Audio
orella
eye
eye Audio
ollo
mouth
mouth Audio
boca
nose
nose Audio
nariz
hair
hair Audio
cabelo
face
face Audio
faciana
head
head Audio
cabeza
heart
heart Audio
corazón
hand
hand Audio
man
fingers
fingers Audio
dedos
leg
leg Audio
perna
feet
feet Audio
pés

Travel Phrases in Galician

Imagine yourself in some Galician speaking country. The following travel phrases are highly important and can help you avoid misunderstanding. Try to memorize them and practice!

English
Galician
Can you help me?
pode axudarme? Audio
Can I help you?
podo axudarlle? Audio
Where is the airport?
onde está o aeroporto? Audio
Go straight
siga dereito Audio
Then
logo / despois Audio
Turn left
xire á esquerda Audio
Turn right
xire á dereita Audio

I hope this lesson about the verbs in Galician was not hard for you. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now it's time to check the next lesson below.

Galician Vocabulary   Galician Vocabulary

Galician Audio   Galician Audio



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