In this post you will learn the vocabulary of the most important verbs in Spanish with some tips and a lot of FREE material to DOWNLOAD (no registration required) and make your learning easier.
We cannot communicate without verbs, that is a fact! Verbs are action words. So let’s go straight to practice so that you get acquainted with the infinitive of the most important Spanish verbs for your everyday life.
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You do not need to know Spanish to follow this guide for English speakers about Spanish verbs. Even if you already speak a little Spanish, the information can be helpful.
However, you should at least be familiar with the pronunciation of Spanish. You can learn it in a few minutes in this guide (video: starting from minute 11:47), with extra material that you can download for free.
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Free vocabulary material: the 99+ most relevant verbs in Spanish
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PDF with theory, exercises, and answers
At the end of this post you will find a quiz to practice these important verbs of the Spanish language.
Below, you have the vocabulary of the most relevant verbs of Spanish for beginners. You have tables with audios, and you can change the playback speed of the audios.
The most basic verbs: Spanish vocabulary for English-speaking beginners
You will learn the most elementary verbs of the Spanish language starting on minute 01:28 of the video.
|ser / estar
|to be / to be
|there is / there are
|to be able to (can)
|to look for
|to do, to make
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You will learn the difference between “TENER” and “HABER” and between “SABER” and “PODER” in the commentary of video #13 of this series of short videos in Spanish.
- If you want to know the differences between “SER” and “ESTAR”, I show them in that same post, in the comment of video #11.
Motion verbs: Spanish vocabulary for English-speaking beginners
You will learn the motion verbs in Spanish starting on minute 04:46 of the video.
|to come back
|to go for a walk
|ir en bici
|to ride a bike
|to go out (to get out)
|to come in (to get in)
|to go up
|to go down
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Verbs of communication: Spanish vocabulary for English-speaking beginners
You have free vocabulary flashcards (only in Spanish, with pictures) on this topic (communication verbs).
|to take notes
|to talk (to speak)
|to hear (to listen)
|llamar (por teléfono)
|to call (phone)
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The verbs of everyday activities: Spanish vocabulary for English-speaking beginners
You will learn the verbs in Spanish that indicate daily-life actions starting on minute 10:07 of the video.
You have free vocabulary flashcards (only in Spanish, with pictures) on this topic (everyday activities).
|to wake up
|to stand up
|to wash oneself
|ir al baño
|to go to the bathroom
|to get dressed
|tomar (el transporte)
|to take (the transport)
In this video you have useful phrases to talk about your routine in Spanish. You have here more free resources to learn and practice (it’s video #9 in the series).
Leisure activities: Spanish vocabulary for English-speaking beginners
You will learn the verbs in Spanish that designate activities that you undertake in your spare time starting on minute 12:01 of the video.
You have free vocabulary flashcards (only in Spanish, with pictures) on this topic (hobbies).
|jugar a videojuegos
|to play video games
|tocar un instrumento
|to play an instrument
|to listen to music
|salir de fiesta
|ver la tele (mirar)
|to watch TV (to see)
|encontrarse con amigos
|to meet friends
In this video you have useful phrases to talk about your free time in Spanish. You have here more free resources to learn and practice (it is the video #7 in the series).
Verbs with abstract meaning: Spanish vocabulary for English-speaking beginners
You will learn the verbs in Spanish that have an abstract meaning starting on minute 13:24 of the video.
You have free vocabulary flashcards (only in Spanish, with pictures) on this topic (verbs with abstract meaning).
|concertar (una cita)
|to make an appointment
|quedar (con alguien)
|to meet (someone)
|to be happy
|to be sad
|to be excited
|to be called
You can learn a little more about the verb “GUSTAR” in the commentary of video #7 of this series of short videos in Spanish for English-speaking beginners.
You can also learn the basics of the verb “GUSTAR” on the Spanish guide with the most relevant questions and answers for beginners (video: starting on minute 44:57).
A free quiz to practice what you learned in this Spanish vocabulary guide for beginners
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