English Verb Tenses for Spanish Speakers
4.4 (394 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
8,090 students enrolled
Wishlisted Wishlist

Please confirm that you want to add English Verb Tenses for Spanish Speakers to your Wishlist.

Add to Wishlist

English Verb Tenses for Spanish Speakers

¡Los tiempos verbales son la clave para mejorar tu ingles! – Verb tenses are the key to improving your English!
4.4 (394 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
8,090 students enrolled
Created by Keith Kreuz
Last updated 12/2016
Price: Free
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 13 Articles
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Know the names of all 16 English verb tenses
  • Understand how the English verb tenses compare with all Spanish verb tenses
  • Speak English clearly using all the tenses to talk about past, present, future and more!
View Curriculum
  • The class is taught in English, so you should understand spoken English
  • It is best to have access to Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel in order to be able to use the free resources you will download

English is a global language, and it will continue to spread throughout the world. English is the language of global commerce, and intelligent companies understand that in order to compete in global markets it is important that all their employees speak English.

Inglés es un idioma mundial, y continuará extender en todo el mundo. Inglés es el idioma del comercio mundial, y las empresas inteligentes entienden que para poder competir en los mercados globales, es importante que todos sus empleados hablen inglés.

Spanish is the second most commonly spoken language in the world, however the countries where Spanish is spoken are at a competitive disadvantage because their English skills are not as advanced as other countries (for example in the countries of Asia).

El español es el segundo idioma más hablado en el mundo, sin embargo los países en donde se habla español se encuentran en desventaja competitiva debido a que sus habilidades en inglés no son tan avanzado como otros países (por ejemplo en los países de Asia).

In this course:

  • We review all 16 of the English verb tenses and compare them to the 22 Spanish verb tenses.
  • We discuss how to speak in the past, present, future, conditional, and more!
  • You will learn how to better communicate in English and improve your opportunities to find work and travel.
  • You will also receive two files that will help you better understand how to use the verb tenses.

En este curso:

  • Revisamos todos los 16 tiempos verbales de inglés y los comparamos con los 22 tiempos verbales de español.
  • Discutimos cómo hablar en el pasado, presente, futuro, condicional, y mucho más!
  • Aprenderás cómo comunicarse mejor en inglés y mejorar tus oportunidades de encontrar trabajo y viajar.
  • También recibirás dos archivos que te ayudarán a entender mejor cómo utilizar los tiempos verbales.

You will be able to complete this course in about an hour, but to achieve the maximum benefit you will need to practice what you learn regularly. You can also use this course to practice hearing and pronouncing English.

Podrás completar este curso en aproximadamente una hora, pero para lograr el beneficio máximo tendrá que practicar lo que aprende con regularidad. También puedes utilizar este curso para prácticar tu habilidad de escuchar y pronunciar inglés.

I have taught English as a second language for several years, and I specialize in teaching English to Spanish speakers. See you soon!

He enseñado inglés como segunda lengua desde hace varios años, y me especializo en la enseñanza de inglés para hablantes de español. ¡Nos vemos pronto!

Who is the target audience?
  • Native Spanish speakers who want to improve their English
  • People who want to travel to countries where English is spoken
Compare to Other Spanish Language Courses
Curriculum For This Course
Course Content and Introduction
3 Lectures 03:56

In this lecture you will find the Resources for the course, including:

  • Document that includes the entire course English Verb Tenses for Spanish Speakers
  • Spreadsheet with verb timeline, as well as common English and Spanish verbs and words
Course Content

English verb conjugations are simpler than the Spanish, and therefore the verb tenses are easy to learn.

Introduction to the Course

Present Tenses
6 Lectures 12:21

Description of the English Present Tense.

Verb "to be" in English compared to the Spanish verbs Ser and Estar.

Present Tense and the Verb "to be"

EXAMEN - Present Tense and the Verb "to be"
8 questions


How to form and use the Present Progressive Tense in English.

Talk about ongoing action in the present.

Present Progressive Tense

EXAMEN - Present Progressive Tense
6 questions


The Present Perfect Tense in English compared with the Pretérito Perfecto.

Talk about something that started in the past and continues in the present.

Present Perfect Tense

EXAMEN - Present Perfect Tense
7 questions

Past Tenses and Perfect Progressive Tenses
8 Lectures 16:59

The Past Progressive Tense in English is used instead of the Spanish Imperfect (el tiempo Imperfecto).

Describe continuous action in the past.

Past Progressive Tense

EXAMEN - Past Progressive Tense
7 questions


The Past Perfect Tense in English is essentially the same as the Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto in Spanish.

Learn to talk about action that started and ended in the past.

Past Perfect Tense

EXAMEN - Past Perfect Tense
6 questions


Here are the four Perfect Progressive tenses in English:

  • Present Perfect Progressive Tense
  • Past Perfect Progressive Tense
  • Future Perfect Progressive Tense
  • Conditional Perfect Progressive Tense
The 4 Perfect Progressive Tenses

EXAMEN - The 4 Perfect Progressive Tenses
7 questions


The Simple Past Tense in English is just like the Pretérito Indefinido.

Learn how to talk about something that happened in the past.

Simple Past Tense

EXAMEN - The Simple Past Tense
7 questions

Future Tenses
2 Lectures 04:58

Use the Future Tense to talk about something that will happen in the future, the Future Progressive Tense to talk about what will be happening in the future, and the Future Perfect Tense to talk about probable or planned activity in the future.

Future, Future Progressive, and Future Perfect Tenses

EXAMEN - Future, Future Progressive, and Future Perfect Tenses
7 questions

Conditional Tenses
2 Lectures 04:45

The English Conditional Tenses are just like the Spanish tenses. Learn to talk about what would happen or could happen under certain circumstances.

Conditional, Conditional Progressive, Conditional Perfect

EXAMEN - Conditional, Conditional Progressive, and Conditional Perfect
10 questions

¡Qué bueno!
3 Lectures 03:10

Here is a short quiz to test your knowledge of what we have learned in this course. ¡Buena suerte!

EXAMEN - Final Quiz
10 questions


Summary of the sixteen (16) English verb tenses by comparison to the similar Spanish verb tenses.

Reminder that you can download a document with the entire course, and also that you can download a spreadsheet with helpful verbs, words, etc.

Find website that will help you learn English, teach ESL, learn Spanish, be empowered, and volunteer in Central America and South America.

Conclusion and ¡Muchas Gracias!

About the Instructor
Keith Kreuz
4.4 Average rating
394 Reviews
8,090 Students
1 Course
English Teacher (ESL) with Spanish Proficiency


I have been teaching English for several years, and my educational background includes a Master of Arts degree, a Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE) from the Cervantes Institute, and a certificate in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). I enjoy teaching English to Spanish speakers because I am able to use my Spanish language skills to simplify and improve learning.


He estado enseñando inglés desde hace varios años, y mi formación académica incluye una Maestría en Artes, un Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera (DELE) del Instituto Cervantes, y un certificado en TEFL (Enseñanza del Inglés como Lengua Extranjera). Me gusta enseñar el inglés a los hablantes de español porque puedo utilizar mi entendimiento de español para simplificar y mejorar el aprendizaje.