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 TenseSpanish
I speak Englishhablo inglés Audio
you speak Frenchusted habla francés Audio
he speaks Germanél habla alemán Audio
she speaks Italianella habla italiano Audio
we speak Arabicnosotro hablamo árabe Audio
they speak Chineseellos hablan chino Audio

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

Past TenseSpanish
I visited Francehe visitado francia Audio
you visited Italyusted visitó italia Audio
he visited Moroccoél visitó marruecos Audio
she visited Chinaella visito china Audio
we visited Mexiconosotros visitamos méjico Audio
they visited Kenyaellos 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 TenseSpanish
I will drink milkvoy a tomar leche Audio
you will drink coffeeusted tomará café Audio
he will drink teaél tomará té Audio
she will drink waterella tomará agua Audio
we will drink apple juicenosotros tomaremos zumo de manzana Audio
they will drink teaellos 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!

EnglishSpanish
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 straightsiga derecho Audio
Thenluego Audio
Turn leftdoble a la izquierda Audio
Turn rightdoble 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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