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Ch 4: Complex Spanish Verb Tenses

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Learn about the different aspects of complex Spanish verb tenses to help review what you are learning. Use these video lessons and short quizzes to improve your understanding of Spanish grammar and verb usage.

Complex Spanish Verb Tenses - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter help you review complex Spanish verb tenses. The videos cover Spanish grammar topics such as subjunctive verbs and conditional tenses. In addition, after completing the lessons, you should be well versed in the following Spanish language topics:

  • Utilizing the imperfect subjunctive with the conditional in Spanish
  • Using subjunctive tenses
  • Understanding the present perfect tense
  • Examining the past perfect subjective tense
  • Explaining present progressive
  • Using the imperfect progressive tense

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9 Lessons in Chapter 4: Complex Spanish Verb Tenses
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Using Spanish Subjunctive Verbs in Compound Sentences

1. Using Spanish Subjunctive Verbs in Compound Sentences

Expressing wishes, talking about possible plans - we're always using the subjunctive in daily life conversations. Check out this lesson to practice the use of the Spanish subjunctive in compound sentences through lots of real-life examples.

Using the Imperfect Subjunctive with the Conditional in Spanish

2. Using the Imperfect Subjunctive with the Conditional in Spanish

This lesson presents a unique combination of tenses, the imperfect subjunctive with the conditional, in order to form hypothetical 'if clauses.' It also reviews a common form of 'if clause' that employs the present tense.

Spanish Grammar: How to Use Subjunctive Tenses

3. Spanish Grammar: How to Use Subjunctive Tenses

In this lesson, we will learn how to know what subjunctive tense needs to be used according to when the actions occur. We will also practice some vocabulary about social life.

Conditional Perfect in Spanish

4. Conditional Perfect in Spanish

The conditional perfect is used to tell what would have happened under certain circumstances. It uses the conditional tense of 'haber' combined with a past participle. What would have happened if you knew this sooner? Come find out as we look at how to form this tense!

Conditional Subjunctive in Spanish

5. Conditional Subjunctive in Spanish

To talk about these dreamy, less than likely situations in Spanish, we use two tenses: the conditional and subjunctive. Learn the corresponding formulas and conjugations in this lesson.

Spanish Grammar: The Present Perfect Tense

6. Spanish Grammar: The Present Perfect Tense

Have you ever studied the present perfect tense before? If you have, you probably noticed that it was being used in that question! In this lesson, you will be learning how to form and use the present perfect in Spanish.

Past Perfect Subjunctive Tense in Spanish

7. Past Perfect Subjunctive Tense in Spanish

In this lesson, we will learn how to conjugate and use the past perfect subjunctive, and we will use some vocabulary about social life to examine this important part of Spanish grammar.

Present Progressive Tense in Spanish

8. Present Progressive Tense in Spanish

The -ing. Walking. Running. Doing. Going. Learn a new formula and how to talk about what you're doing right now in this lesson on the present progressive verb tense.

The Imperfect Progressive Tense in Spanish

9. The Imperfect Progressive Tense in Spanish

What are you doing right now? What were you doing half an hour ago? In this lesson, you will learn how to answer both of these questions in Spanish as we review the present progressive and then learn how to form and use the imperfect progressive.

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