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:
|I speak English||jaz govorim angleško|
|you speak French||ti govoriš francosko|
|he speaks German||on govori nemško|
|she speaks Italian||ona govori italijansko|
|we speak Arabic||mi govorimo arabsko|
|they speak Chinese||oni govorijo kitajsko|
The past tense in Slovene conveys a situation or event in the past time. Here are some examples:
The future tense in Slovene conveys a situation or event which is anticipated to happen in the future. Here are some examples:
|I will drink milk||jaz bom pil mleko|
|you will drink coffee||ti boš pil kavo|
|he will drink tea||on bo pil čaj|
|she will drink water||ona bo pila vodo|
|we will drink apple juice||mi bomo pili jabolčni sok|
|they will drink tea||oni bodo pili čaj|
Now let's take a break and refresh our vocabulary by learning the body parts.
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!
|Can you help me?||mi lahko pomagate?|
|Can I help you?||vam lahko vam pomagam?|
|Where is the airport?||kje je letališče?|
|Go straight||pojdite naravnost|
|Turn left||zavijte levo|
|Turn right||zavijte desno|
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.
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