Free Spanish lessons 100+ useful Spanish regular verbs

We offer free Spanish lessons because some of our TEFL training centres are in Spanish speaking countries. Spanish is not a requirement for teaching, but it is very useful for everyday life outside the classroom.

We dedicate this series of free Spanish lessons to people who would like to know more about the Spanish language.

Our series of free Spanish lessons is designed by people who have learned Spanish as a foreign language. We have first hand experiences of the learning process.

Aside from learning some Spanish, you will also find these free Spanish lessons useful: 1) because they will enlighten you to English grammar and 2) they will enlighten you as to where and why Spanish speakers have problems when learning English.

100+ useful Spanish regular verbs

The list of useful Spanish regular verbs is shown below. Before you read it, you’ll need to understand how to conjugate each verb. DO NOT FRET! These are all regular verbs so they all work the same way. All you need to do is memorise one set of rules and you can apply it to all the useful Spanish regular verbs in the list.

Once you memorise some of these verbs, you’ll be able to start communicating in Spanish.

Conjugating Spanish regular verbs

There are three types of verb endings in Spanish: “ar”, “er” and “ir”. For example: “andar” (to walk). The verb ending is ALWAYS shown by the last two letters of the verb. The stuff before the last two letters is the root of the verb and for regular verbs, the root NEVER changes.

OK, how do we conjugate Spanish regular verbs?

First, look at the last two letters of the verb. Second, replace the last two letters with the endings shown in the table below.

That simple? Yes it is! The tables in this section show the present tense. Spanish uses other tenses for past and future, but for now, we will keep it simple and just learn the present tense. Click here for a conjugation guide PDF in Spanish. Test yourself!

“ar” verbs“er” verbs“ir” verbs

Some examples of how we conjugate Spanish regular verbs

Andar (to walk)Beber (to drink)Vivir (to live)
yoando[I walk]bebo[I drink]vivo[I live]
andas[You walk]bebes[You drink]vives[You live]
él/ellaanda[He/She walks]bebe[He/She drinks]vive[He/She lives]
nosotrosandamos[We walk]bebemos[We drink]vivimos[We live]
vosotrosandáis[You walk]bebéis[You drink]vivís[You live]
ellos/ellasandan[They walk]beben[They drink]viven[They live]

“Ando a la playa.” [I walk to the beach.] “Bebo mucha agua.” [I drink a lot of water.] “Vivo en Londres.” [I live in London.]

TIP 1: When you see “LL” in any Spanish word, it is always spoken like the letter “Y”. Example: “Llego” (I arrive) is spoken as YEGO.

TIP 2: Saying the letter “J” will need a lot of practice, but it must be learned.The letter “J” in Spanish sounds nothing like it does in English. The “J” sound in Spanish is guttural. You need to drop your tongue to the bottom of your mouth and close your throat. Without putting too finer point on it, the “J” sound in Spanish is similar to someone attempting to clear phlegm from his/her throat.

TIP 3: Saying the letter “R” and double “R” will also need practice. The “R” sound in Spanish is very similar to the way the Scottish say it. The “R” rolls by vibrating your tongue. Saying double “R” just means that your tongue has to vibrate a bit longer. Words like “pero” (but) and “perro” (dog) are distinguished only by the length of the rolled “R”. Practice “Pero es mi perro.” (But it is my dog.) If you get it wrong, you may end up saying, “But it is my but.” 🙂

The list of 100+ useful Spanish regular verbs

to answercontestarto passpasar
to arrivellegarto paypagar
to ask a questionpreguntarto permitpermitir
to attendasisitirto practicepracticar
to believecreerto presentpresentar
to annoymolestarto prohibitprohibir
to breakromperto promiseprometer
to burnquemarto readleer
to buycomprarto receiverecibir
to callllamarto respondresponder
to changecambiarto restdescansar
to cleanlimpiarto returnregresar
to go upsubirto checkrevisar
to comprehendcomprenderto ridemontar
to congratulatefelicitarto runcorrer
to consistconsistirto seever
to cookcocinarto sellvender
to cryllorarto sendmandar
to dancebailarto sharecompartir
to deliverentregarto singcantar
to wishdesearto skatepatinar
to drawdibujarto skiesquiar
to drinkbeberto smokefumar
to drivemanejarto speakhablar
to eatcomerto talkhablar
to endterminarto spendgastar
to enterentrarto stealrobar
to explainexplicarto robrobar
to take outsacarto put awayguardar
to fillllenarto studyestudiar
to fixarreglarto sweatsudar
to get offbajarto sweepbarrer
to get downbajarto swimnadar
to give a giftregalarto take care ofcuidar
to greetsaludarto taketomar
to guessadivinarto eat or drinktomar
to have dinnercenarto takellevar
to helpayudarto wearllevar
to hideesconderto carryllevar
to hugabrazarto teachenseñar
to insistinsistirto touchtocar
to kissbesarto play an instrumenttocar
to know factssaberto travelviajar
to lastdurarto treattratar
to leavedejarto turn offapagar
to lendprestarto useusar
to listenescucharto varyvariar
to livevivirto verifyverificar
to look atmirarto visitvisitar
to watchmirarto waitesperar
to look forbuscarto walkandar
to neednecesitarto washlavar
to occurocurrirto winganar
to openabrirto earnganar
to owedeberto worktrabajar
to paintpintarto writeescribir

Want to learn how to teach English from the experts?

Contact EBC for more information about our accredited English teacher training courses and job placement program.

Contact one of our Student Advisers

Call Us Toll Free

Call us TOLL FREE from the USA, CANADA and UK. If we are closed, leave a message.  We'll call you back. CHECK YOUR TIME ZONE! EBC IS OPEN  FROM 9:30 TO 5:30, MONDAY TO FRIDAY. OUR TIME ZONE IS, 6 HOURS AHEAD OF US EAST COAST TIME.
  • USA and Canada call FREE: 1 888 393 4015
All other countries, call (+34) 915 553 975 (not toll free)
Highly Recommended! Everyone is helpful and the course itself was very helpful, especially for people who have no teaching background and would like to change careers.
Cheyenne Albon
08:00 10 Oct 18
I had a good time doing my TEFL here in Madrid with EBC. The classes always started on time with a very realistic approach used to teach. I would recommend people to do TEFL from EBC to learn good ways to teach English and make it fun for students.
gaurav swamy
12:52 05 Oct 18
i learned a lot of strategies in teaching.I took the intensive 1 month course and it was really hard work but it was well worth it. Thanks a lot to our amazing teacher. I was so happy to receive my Certificate.Thanks alot EBC for everything.
lhiz Velasco Cabales
08:27 05 Sep 18
EBC is a wonderful academy. I attended an intensive course to gain my TEFL/TESOL qualification. The teaching was in-depth, covering skills, general and business English, as well as how to teach children and adults. All of this was imparted by our professional guide, John. Thank you to all the staff who went out of their way to be encouraging and helpful. It has been a memorable experience!
Michelle Fernández
18:00 02 Sep 18
Great course with an awesome staff. All aspects of teaching, grammar, finding work and even living in Spain are covered in great detail. Would recommend highly to anyone looking to do their TEFL.
Joe Kemp
12:53 31 Aug 18
Excellent and very comprehensive programme. Our instructor taught us everything we need to know about teaching English. The practice teaching sessions we did are great experience for the real world and I now feel confident that I can teach professionally. Thank you John for your commitment and dedication.
Susi Santorelli
12:03 31 Aug 18
Totally recommend EBC. A thorough course, well worth the money and with highly qualified instructors. I had never taught before taking this course, but the 8 hours teaching practice makes you feel so prepared. They answered every single one of my questions and made me feel confident to make this investment. Don't hesitate taking this course!
Kathryn Royal
11:59 31 Aug 18
Great course! You'll work very hard (it's very intensive) but definitely worth it. I totally recommend it.
Sol Montaser
09:00 27 Jul 18
The class was very good. The instructor John is friendly and very thorough with his classes. William, in the front office, is a joy and is very helpful with all of my course needs. Tita, is very nice and was helpful in explaining different options for working and staying in Madrid.
Jaime Tully
08:59 27 Jul 18
John is a good teacher and he puts efforts inorder to understand your requirements. He teaches you in the right ways, like how to present the language in a simple way, how to keep the motivation on, etc.It´s a intensive course but it´s really worth !!Willam is a good administrator. Thanks for all the help and support. 🙂
Tanya Bhagat
11:41 18 May 18
The course is very intensive but IT IS REALY WORTH! If you are looking for a course that teaches you how to become an English teacher, well this is the best one. You really get the better skills for teaching English at all levels with a clear knowledge about what you are doing. The staff of the course is really nice and helpful. He is a really nice person who helps you whatever you need.Teachers here at really good and they really know how to train you as a English teacher very well.
Dro !
11:24 18 May 18
I am very pleased with my experience at EBC Madrid. Professor John was an amazing mentor that really prepared my classmates and I to teach English. I feel confident going into the job market and finding a teaching job.
Elizabeth Wohlford
15:28 08 Mar 18
EBC Madrid had equipped me with the necessary knowledge and skills I need to be better in teaching. William is so nice and is very accommodating to us students. And, John is the best teacher who can simplify and make the students understand even the most complicated grammatical concept. Kudos!
Anne Marnelli
14:42 08 Mar 18
The course is very intensive but it helps a lot to bring out the best in me. John is an amazing teacher and he is very professional. I'm very thankful for all the guidance and help that I received from EBC. I highly recommend it.
Roxanne A.
14:42 08 Mar 18
The course is really useful. It makes you equipped with the right knowledge, training and attitude. Things you need to have that confidence to go out and face the world as an English teacher. Highly recommended!
Pedi Dela Cruz
14:25 08 Mar 18
This is a great place to get your TEFL certification. The staff is kind, organized and very helpful. It was such a comfortable learning environment that I enjoyed very much. I liked the personalized attention and I got a lot more confidence and experience to be an English teacher. Thanks for everything!
Victoria Metz
10:35 02 Feb 18
I found the instruction throughout the course to be very effective and I finished the course feeling excited and prepared to begin teaching. There is nothing fancy about the EBC facility, however this doesn't in any way reduce the overall quality of the course. John, the instructor, has extensive experience (both as an TEFL teacher and a TEFL course trainer), which is evident in the thoughtful organization of the course. My class had only five students, which created lots of time for personal attention and advice. Make sure you come prepared to work hard!
Adam Schreiber
12:06 14 Dec 17
It was a great and intensive course! I learned and enjoyed this whole learning how to teach experience. Thank you very much for your time and knowledge. I feel well-prepared now. EBC Madrid, 2017.
Michele Buitron
11:57 14 Dec 17
I've just finished my EBC TEFL course. It was a great experience. I definitely recommend this course. John is an amazing teacher and he is very professional. It was just a pleasure. Thank you so much and good luck!
Natalia Egorova
15:04 10 Nov 17
The course has been really useful and the teacher, John, made the classes so much fun and very interesting. It is has been a great experience and has helped me realise how much I really enjoy teaching. It has also been a bit intense at times but I would recommend this course to anyone who would like to become an English teacher.
Natasha Jimenez
20:17 05 Oct 17
Class of August 2017.It's been a busy stressful 4 weeks but I am happy the group and I have all made it and we have TEFL certificates to show for all our hard-work and sleepless nights. Much thanks to our trainer John for his patience and ability to find solutions and guidance to help you find your way and energy throughout the course. EBC international is the best place to learn and share your knowledge of teaching. And for people like me who has no idea how to teach things like grammar and also to learn the grammar...this is the place to be!
Ashley Kabanda
11:14 31 Aug 17

Share this page


WhatsApp chat Click to WhatsApp us