"¡Tengo que aprender más español!"

Translation:I have to learn more Spanish!

June 11, 2018

24 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pg9753

I do. I do. I do.

June 11, 2018

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

Sometimes I think that sentences like this are Duolingo's way of motivating us.

September 18, 2018

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

Well, this is one of the very few sentence from Duolingo that truly deserves my upvote!

July 31, 2018

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

Ya absolutely.....=}

November 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Donna738177

Why is que needed here

November 22, 2018

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

Tener - to have

Tengo - I have

Tener que - to have to

Tengo que - I have to

January 20, 2019

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

This makes sense but isn't aprender "to learn"?

February 7, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/soccer9189

Yes. In Spanish when you say "I have to learn" it's still "tengo que aprender," even though the literal translation to English seems like it has "to" twice. "I have to go to the bank" would be "Tengo que ir al banco."

May 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ddhard65

Thank you for that awesome explanation!

August 9, 2019

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

Me too.. I'm trying

June 29, 2018

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

Biggest lie ever told: Learn a new language in 3 months!

July 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/john162253

I took french in school and duolingo is much more effective

March 20, 2019

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

All you have to do is buy all of our stuff!!

June 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DanMoi0197

How about "¡Yo tengo aprendar más Español"?

March 18, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/soccer9189

You have to include the que after tengo to say "I have to" do something. Tengo= I have, tengo que= I have to.

May 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ginquill33

*aprender

May 23, 2019

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

Spanish is the most most most easieat language in the world.......I imagine what if Spanish would be compulsory language in world.....I would enjoy a lot......=> =)

November 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Terry.mcdanel

This thread has not answered the question: what’s the difference between: Tengo que aprender más español. And Tengo aprender más español. Are they both grammatical? Do they have the same meaning? What is the function of “que” here?

March 21, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/soccer9189

In spanish, que is required with tengo if saying "I have to.." It is required, so unfortunately Tengo aprender mas espanol is not grammatically correct (excuse the lack of accents, this computer doesn't let me add them). A good explanation can be found at https://www.spanishdict.com/answers/295522/tengo-que-clarification

May 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrew.Avdonin

Why "i have to learn Spanish more" is not acceptable?

September 9, 2019

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

When this is a listening exercise "que" is cut off so quickly that you miss it completely unless you listen to the slow version. I understand that the sentence wouldn't make complete sense without it but give novice language learners a fighting chance!

September 18, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/haydent123

same

December 9, 2018

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

Basically what I say everytime Duo reminds me that he still has my family in captivity.

May 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Denise763738

I agree, Duo, I really do!

July 20, 2019
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