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!
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  • Lectures 24
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2014 English

Course Description

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!

What are the requirements?

  • 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

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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!

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

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Course Content and Introduction

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

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

Section 2: Present Tenses

Description of the English Present Tense.

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

8 questions


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

Talk about ongoing action in the present.

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.

EXAMEN - Present Perfect Tense
7 questions
Section 3: Past Tenses and Perfect Progressive Tenses

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

Describe continuous action in the past.

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.

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
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.

EXAMEN - The Simple Past Tense
7 questions
Section 4: Future Tenses

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.

EXAMEN - Future, Future Progressive, and Future Perfect Tenses
7 questions
Section 5: Conditional Tenses

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

EXAMEN - Conditional, Conditional Progressive, and Conditional Perfect
10 questions
Section 6: ¡Qué bueno!
10 questions

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


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.

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Instructor Biography

Keith Kreuz, 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.

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