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

Spanish Audio   Spanish Audio



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