Preterite tense in Spanish

The preterite tense in Spanish, also called Simple Past or Pasado simple, will most likely be the first or second form of the past tense that you will learn. The Preterite tense (simple past tense) together with the Preterite perfect indicative (Present Perfect Indicative) is without doubt the most commonly form used to explain something … Read more

Present tense in Spanish

Spanish present tense conjugation chart

The present tense in Spanish is the first and most practical tense to learn when you want to learn Spanish. It is the tense that will get you far in any conversation and it is the basic and backbone of any language. And good news, with the right tools the Spanish Present tense is easy … Read more

Most common Spanish verbs

Most common Spanish verbs

Out of all the verbs used in Spanish language about 48% of the time, it will be one of these 10 verbs. Learn them well, because you will come across them all the time when you are listening or speaking Spanish: The 10 most common verbs used in the Spanish language: Estar – To be … Read more

25 most used Spanish verbs – poster

25 most used Spanish verbs

Do you want to learn Spanish? And do you need a good conjugation chart to get you all the basic verbs you need to be able to have decent conversation in Spanish? Here is a Spanish Conjugation chart and poster with the 25 most used Spanish verbs and the way to conjugate them in the … Read more

“I would” in Spanish

I would in Spanish

I would like…, I would say…. Would you want…. Would you give? How do you form these sentences in Spanish. Real easy: the conditional tense! The conditional tense (also known as the Potential simple) is used to describe actions that would happen. This is the same as in English when the word would is used (I would eat). The difference in … Read more

Gustar and similar verbs

Gustar and similar verbs

49 Gustar and similar verbs are listed in this article. First an explanation on how a verb like Gustar works. Next an overview of the most used verbs that are similar to Gustar and than you’ll find a full list of verbs. The verb Gustar is a very useful verb to learn in Spanish. Use … Read more

Ser vs Estar

Ser vs estar

Ser vs Estar? One of the most important rules to learn when you are learning Spanish. It can even often prevent you from making a fool out of yourself! Let’s take a look at what Ser and Estar actually means and than look at a simple overview of how to use them correctly: What does … Read more

The first 5 verbs you should learn in Spanish

The first 5 verbs you should learn in Spanish

What are the 5 essential verbs to learn in Spanish? That is simple: Deber (must / should) Querer (want) Poder (can / be able to) Necesitar (need) Ir (to go) Why these verbs? What makes these Spanish verbs so essential? It’s really simple: When you conjugate deber, querer, poder, necesitar and ir and add the … Read more