It is said (and often by me to my students) that "Spanish is all about verbs" but that does not mean it is difficult to learn how to conjugate them. Saying Spanish is all about verbs is, of course, slight exaggeration because obviously there are other aspects of the language, such as grammar and vocabulary. However, I have been teaching Spanish as a private online tutor for many years, both online and face to face, and from experience I can confidently say that once verb tenses are clearly understood and conjugations for different tenses and different types of verbs are learned, the sky is the limit. Here are three quick tips for learning how best to tackle verbs and different tenses. Acostarse Conjugation

 

If you are an adult learning to speak Spanish then you are most likely well aware that one of the most significant components of learning to speak Spanish (or any other romance language for that matter) is mastering Spanish verb conjugation. In fact, if English is your "mother tongue," then you will probably find that the most challenging area of trying to learn to speak Spanish is mastery of verb tenses.

 

One popular method to increase your ability to conjugate verbs is to use Spanish verb charts or tables. Because these resources are for the most part available for free, this is a very economical and frugal way to learn how to conjugate Spanish verbs and the, how to learn to speak Spanish. But this by far IS NOT the most practical, efficient and fun way to learn how to conjugate Spanish Verb. There is actually nothing interactive in using Spanish verb charts, tables or flashcards to learn how to conjugate Spanish verbs. So it's no wonder why many people find using this first approach as not very practical.

On rare occasions, I get a letter where an attempt to pluralize my surname ends up being a grotesque error: The Yate's. It's difficult to know for sure what's going on inside the mind of the writer here, but almost certainly a degree of panic has taken over as a result of no confidence in a rule.

 

In general, people tend to get into a swivet when apostrophes are added to nouns that end in 's.' So let's take the time to review the rule.

 

To get clear, apostrophes are used to form contractions (such as it's, can't, or wouldn't) as well as to show possession (as in "That is my father's car"). We are dealing with the second use here.

 

Let's start first with nouns that don't end in 's.' If the noun is singular, you add 's to the end in order to denote possession. If the noun is plural, you need the apostrophe only. Plural Possessive