Slovak Verbs

Welcome to the 10th lesson about verbs in Slovak. 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 Slovak.

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

Present TenseSlovak
I speak Englishhovorím anglicky Audio
you speak Frenchhovoríte po francúzsky Audio
he speaks Germanhovorí nemecky Audio
she speaks Italianhovorí taliansky Audio
we speak Arabichovoríme arabsky Audio
they speak Chineseoni hovoria čínsky Audio

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

Past TenseSlovak
I visited Francenavštívil som francúzsko Audio
you visited Italynavštívili ste taliansko Audio
he visited Morocconavštívil maroko Audio
she visited Chinanavštívila čínu Audio
we visited Mexiconavštívili sme mexiko Audio
they visited Kenyanavštívili keňu Audio

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

Future TenseSlovak
I will drink milkbudem piť mlieko Audio
you will drink coffeebudete piť kávu Audio
he will drink teaon bude piť čaj Audio
she will drink waterona bude piť vodu Audio
we will drink apple juicebudeme piť jablkový džús Audio
they will drink teabudú piť čaj Audio

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

ear
ear Audio
ucho
eye
eye Audio
oko
mouth
mouth Audio
ústa
nose
nose Audio
nos
hair
hair Audio
vlasy
face
face Audio
tvár
head
head Audio
hlava
heart
heart Audio
srdce
hand
hand Audio
ruka
fingers
fingers Audio
prsty
leg
leg Audio
noha
feet
feet Audio
chodidlo

Travel Phrases in Slovak

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

EnglishSlovak
Can you help me?môžete mi pomôcť? Audio
Can I help you?môžem vám nejako pomôcť? Audio
Where is the airport?kde je letisko? Audio
Go straightchoďte priamo Audio
Thenpotom Audio
Turn leftzabočte vľavo Audio
Turn rightzabočte vpravo Audio

I hope this lesson about the verbs in Slovak 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.

Slovak Vocabulary       Slovak Vocabulary

Slovak Audio       Slovak Audio


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