Slovene Verbs

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

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

Present Tense
Slovene
I speak English
jaz govorim angleško Audio
you speak French
ti govoriš francosko Audio
he speaks German
on govori nemško Audio
she speaks Italian
ona govori italijansko Audio
we speak Arabic
mi govorimo arabsko Audio
they speak Chinese
oni govorijo kitajsko Audio

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

Past Tense
Slovene
I visited France
jaz sem obiskal francijo Audio
you visited Italy
ti si obiskal italijo Audio
he visited Morocco
on je obiskal maroko Audio
she visited China
ona je obiskala kitajsko Audio
we visited Mexico
mi smo obiskali mehiko Audio
they visited Kenya
oni so obiskali kenijo Audio

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

Future Tense
Slovene
I will drink milk
jaz bom pil mleko Audio
you will drink coffee
ti boš pil kavo Audio
he will drink tea
on bo pil čaj Audio
she will drink water
ona bo pila vodo Audio
we will drink apple juice
mi bomo pili jabolčni sok Audio
they will drink tea
oni bodo pili čaj Audio

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

ear
ear Audio
uho
eye
eye Audio
oko
mouth
mouth Audio
usta
nose
nose Audio
nos
hair
hair Audio
lasje
face
face Audio
obraz
head
head Audio
glava
heart
heart Audio
srce
hand
hand Audio
roka
fingers
fingers Audio
prsti
leg
leg Audio
noga
feet
feet Audio
noge

Travel Phrases in Slovene

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

English
Slovene
Can you help me?
mi lahko pomagate? Audio
Can I help you?
vam lahko vam pomagam? Audio
Where is the airport?
kje je letališče? Audio
Go straight
pojdite naravnost Audio
Then
nato Audio
Turn left
zavijte levo Audio
Turn right
zavijte desno Audio

I hope this lesson about the verbs in Slovene 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.

Slovene Vocabulary   Slovene Vocabulary

Slovene Audio   Slovene Audio



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