Most Common Spanish Verbs
There are thousands of Spanish verbs, but some are far more important than
the others. Be sure you know how to conjugate and use the 12 most common Spanish
There are several different Spanish equivalents for the English verb "to
become," depending on several factors.
Spanish verb conjugations can be divided into simple tenses and compound
tenses, and compound tenses can be subdivided into two categories: progressive
tenses and perfect tenses. This lesson will explain what you need to know about
Lessons on conjugating the different types of Spanish verbs: -AR, -ER, -IR, G
verbs, reflexive verbs, and more.
Hay is a very common Spanish expression. It is equivalent to the general
English expressions "there is" or "there are."
In Spanish, indirect commands are used to state a wish or hope that something
will happen or that someone will do something. Indirect commands are formed with
plus the subjunctive.
Indirect Object Pronoun Verbs
There are about a dozen Spanish verbs which must be conjugated with an
indirect object pronoun. This grammatical construction does not exist in
English, but it's not difficult once you get used to it.
Pronominal verbs are often incorrectly referred to as reflexive verbs, when in
fact the latter are just one type of pronominal verb. The defining
characteristic of pronominal verbs is that their subjects are acting upon
Many students of Spanish have a hard time with si clauses (also known as
conditionals or conditional sentences), but they are really quite simple. Study
the lessons on each of the main types and then take the quiz.
Lessons on the conjugations and uses of specific Spanish verbs, including ir,
hacer, venir, ser, estar, and more.
Tense, Mood, Voice
Learn about all the different Spanish verb tenses and moods: present, past,
future; conditional, subjunctive, imperative; active, passive, pronominal voice.
This Spanish verb timeline can help you to understand how all of the various
Spanish verb tenses and moods fit together. Click on the links for lessons on
each verb form.
Spanish Verbs with Prepositions
In Spanish, many verbs must be followed by a preposition, which may or may not
correspond to the preposition (if any) used in English.