Spanish tenses and verb conjugation
Just like in English, Spanish has 3 tenses:
El presente - The present
The Spanish present tense is used to talk about what is true at the moment, what happens regularly and what is happening now. Like the English one!
|él / ella / usted (He/She/you-formal )||trabaja||come||vive|
|ellos / ellas / ustedes (they/you-formal)||trabajan||comen||viven|
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El pasado -The past
In Spanish there are two past tenses more than in English!
- Pretérito perfecto simple (Indefinido)
- Pretérito perfecto compuesto
- Pretérito Imperfecto
- Pretérito pluscuamperfecto
|Past Tense||First person-singular||Translation|
Pretérito perfecto simple (Indefinido)
pretérito perfecto compuesto
|he bebido||I have drunk|
|había bebido||I had drunk|
If you want to know more about the subject, the irregularities and peculiarities of the past tenses in Spanish, then just have a look at the page!
El futuro -The future
In Spanish there are three different forms of the future:
|Future tense||third person-singular||Translation|
|Futuro simple||bailará||She/He will dance|
|Futuro próximo (ir a + infinitivo)||va a bailar||She/He is going to dance|
|Futuro perfecto (compuesto)||habrá bailado||She/He will have danced|
If you want to know more about the subject, the irregularities and peculiarities of the Future tenses in Spanish, then just have a look at the page!
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