Archive for the ‘ Verbs ’ Category

Pretérito

Posted in Verbs on 5 March 2017

The pretérito is the Spanish simple past tense, used to talk about things that were completed in the past.

Stem-Changing Verbs

Posted in Verbs on 19 February 2017

Spanish stem-changing verbs have a spelling change in the stem of most forms. Many common verbs are stem-changing, so be sure to learn how to conjugate them with this lesson.

Reflexive verbs

Posted in Verbs on 22 December 2016

Reflexive verbs must be used with a reflexive pronoun in order to indicate that the subject is performing the action of the verb upon itself. While reflexive verbs exist in English, they are much more common in Spanish.

Venir – To Come

Posted in Verbs on 5 September 2016

Learn the conjugations, usage, and expressions of the common irregular verb venir, then take the test.

Tener – To Have

Posted in Verbs on 25 July 2016

Do you know how to conjugate and use the irregular Spanish verb tener?

Regular -IR Verbs

Posted in Verbs on 27 June 2016

Spanish doesn’t have many regular -ir verbs, but you do need to memorize these conjugations (and then take the test!)

Hacer – Conjugations and Expressions

Posted in Verbs on 30 May 2016

Learn how to conjugate and use the common irregular Spanish verb hacer, then take the test.

Regular -ER Verbs

Posted in Verbs on 25 April 2016

Introduction to -ER verbs, the second most common type of Spanish verbs, with conjugations and a quiz.

Si clauses: Third conditional

Posted in Verbs on 28 March 2016

The least common type of si clause: impossible situations. This “third conditional” construction is used when referring to something that would have happened if some condition had been met. Since the condition was not met, the result clause is impossible.

Future Subjunctive

Posted in Uncategorized, Verbs on 14 December 2015

The future subjunctive is supposed to be used in Spanish when a verb or expression requiring the subjunctive in the main clause is in the present or future and refers to a future action.