Spanish Verbs

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

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

Present Tense
Spanish
I speak English
hablo inglés Audio
you speak French
usted habla francés Audio
he speaks German
él habla alemán Audio
she speaks Italian
ella habla italiano Audio
we speak Arabic
nosotro hablamo árabe Audio
they speak Chinese
ellos hablan chino Audio

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

Past Tense
Spanish
I visited France
he visitado francia Audio
you visited Italy
usted visitó italia Audio
he visited Morocco
él visitó marruecos Audio
she visited China
ella visito china Audio
we visited Mexico
nosotros visitamos méjico Audio
they visited Kenya
ellos visitaron kenia Audio

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

Future Tense
Spanish
I will drink milk
voy a tomar leche Audio
you will drink coffee
usted tomará café Audio
he will drink tea
él tomará té Audio
she will drink water
ella tomará agua Audio
we will drink apple juice
nosotros tomaremos zumo de manzana Audio
they will drink tea
ellos tomarán té Audio

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

ear
ear Audio
oreja
eye
eye Audio
ojo
mouth
mouth Audio
boca
nose
nose Audio
nariz
hair
hair Audio
cabello
face
face Audio
cara
head
head Audio
cabeza
heart
heart Audio
corazón
hand
hand Audio
mano
fingers
fingers Audio
los dedos
leg
leg Audio
pierna
feet
feet Audio
pies

Travel Phrases in Spanish

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

English
Spanish
Can you help me?
¿me puede ayudar? Audio
Can I help you?
¿lo/a puedo ayudar? Audio
Where is the airport?
¿dónde está el aeropuerto? Audio
Go straight
siga derecho Audio
Then
luego Audio
Turn left
doble a la izquierda Audio
Turn right
doble a la derecha Audio

I hope this lesson about the verbs in Spanish 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.

Spanish Vocabulary   Spanish Vocabulary

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