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Tenses of Spanish

Excuse me, can anyone tell me how many tenses are there in Spanish and what is the first tense that I need to study! Gracias!

May 7, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/_Dizma

Here is the first tense you should learn, which is (of course) the present tense: https://www.enforex.com/language/present-tense.html

Here is a picture of a table of all the verb tenses for 'hablar' as an example: https://www.spanish.cl/verb/hablar.htm

May 7, 2018

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Gracias

May 7, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/elizadeux

This article is very helpful. Why Learning Spanish Verb Conjugations is So Important and Which Ones First? http://howlearnspanish.com/2015/03/learn-spanish-verb-conjugations/

May 7, 2018

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Gracias

May 7, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JoyeEverett715

There are many. Duolingo teaches all of the ones used in modern Spanish except Subjunctive Perfect.

May 7, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Murtaza798608

The first tense you should study is the present indicative. Why? It is the tense we use the majority of the time, no matter the language. For example, look at all the text I put here. It is all present tense.

I think Spanish has seven simple tenses and seven complex tenses; 14 tenses in total.

What is present indicative?

GO:

I go We go You go He goes They go

IR:

yo voy nosotros vamos tú vas vosotros vais él/usted va ellos/ustedes van

May 8, 2018
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