Category: Simple Cond.

Hay in the Conditional Tense

Spanish Conditional Hay “Hay” in English means “there is or there are”, in the Spanish conditional tense, hay becomes habría, which means there would be. For example: Habría mas dinero pero no tuve empleo entonces/ There would be more money but I had no job then. Habría mas muebles pero no tuvimos el dinero/ There would be more furniture but we didn’t have the money. The conditional of idiomatic expression hay que/…

Spanish conditional irregular verbs

Spanish conditional irregular verbs Spansih conditional irregular verbs easy to remember because they are twelve model verbs that  are the same verbs that are irregular in the future tense. They are irregular because they have an irregular stem, but fortunatelly there are a single se of endings for the conditional tense. Single set of endings for the conditional tense To each of the  irregular stems mentioned below, you add these endings: Yo -ía Tu -ías El/ella/usted…

The Conditional Tense of the reflexive verbs

The Conditional Tense of the reflexive verbs Reflexive verbs always use reflexive pronouns in the conditionals, as shown below. They always appear immediately before the conjugated verb, as they do in the present and in all other tenses. Lavar/ to wash Subject pronoun Reflexive pronoun Conjugated verb Meaning   Yo me Lavaría You would wash myself Tu te Lavarías You wold wash yourself El/Ella/Usted se Lavaría She/he would Nosotros nos…

Spanish simple conditional: Regular verbs

Spanish simple conditional: Regular verbs The conditional of regular verbs called, potencial simple in Spanish, is formed similar to the future tense. 1) Use the entire infinitive as a stem: hablar/ To speak, comer / to eat, and vivir/ to live 2) Add the following endings to the stem. Notice that there is a single settings for the conditionals… Yo -ía Tu -ías Usted -ía El/Ella -ía Nosotros -íamos Ustedes…

Spanish Conditional Simple Potential

Spanish Conditional Simple Potential Spanish Conditional Simple potential, also called relative tense, expresses nuances of probability or possibility. The conditional is also called hypothetical future tense, because like the future expresses a future to come, but considered in relation to the past and with a touch of unreality since its implementation often assumed to be the result of a decision or a personal belief. This is the reason that traditional grammar has been considered as a different conditional of verb conjugation, closer to the indicative to the subjunctive….