Hablar spanish verb conjugation

Learn to conjugate the verb hablar, that translates to “to speak” or “to talk” in English. It is a versatile and commonly used verb in everyday communication. Here are a few examples of how “hablar” can be used in sentences:

  1. General Communication:
    • Spanish: “Hablo español.”
    • English: “I speak Spanish.”
  2. Talking about Communication Skills:
    • Spanish: “Ella habla muy bien en público.”
    • English: “She speaks very well in public.”
  3. Discussing a Specific Conversation:
    • Spanish: “Vamos a hablar sobre el proyecto mañana.”
    • English: “We are going to talk about the project tomorrow.”
  4. Expressing an Ability or Habit:
    • Spanish: “Mi abuela habla tres idiomas.”
    • English: “My grandmother speaks three languages.”
  5. Asking if Someone Speaks a Language:
    • Spanish: “¿Hablas inglés?”
    • English: “Do you speak English?”

“Hablar” can be conjugated into various forms to match the subject of the sentence and the tense of the action. It is a fundamental verb in Spanish, and its usage is widespread in different contexts. Here is how you can conjugate the verb “hablar”.

Learn to conjugate the verb hablar

Here is how to conjugate the verb “hablar”

Present Indicative:

  • yo hablo (I speak)
  • tú hablas (you speak, singular, informal)
  • él/ella/usted habla (he/she/you speak, formal)
  • nosotros/nosotras hablamos (we speak)
  • vosotros/vosotras habláis (you all speak, informal – used in some Spanish-speaking regions)
  • ellos/ellas/ustedes hablan (they/you all speak)

Preterite (Past) Indicative:

  • yo hablé (I spoke)
  • tú hablaste (you spoke, singular, informal)
  • él/ella/usted habló (he/she/you spoke, formal)
  • nosotros/nosotras hablamos (we spoke)
  • vosotros/vosotras hablasteis (you all spoke, informal – used in some Spanish-speaking regions)
  • ellos/ellas/ustedes hablaron (they/you all spoke)

Imperfect Indicative:

  • yo hablaba (I used to speak, I was speaking)
  • tú hablabas (you used to speak, you were speaking, singular, informal)
  • él/ella/usted hablaba (he/she/you used to speak, formal)
  • nosotros/nosotras hablábamos (we used to speak, we were speaking)
  • vosotros/vosotras hablabais (you all used to speak, informal – used in some Spanish-speaking regions)
  • ellos/ellas/ustedes hablaban (they/you all used to speak)

Future Indicative:

  • yo hablaré (I will speak)
  • tú hablarás (you will speak, singular, informal)
  • él/ella/usted hablará (he/she/you will speak, formal)
  • nosotros/nosotras hablaremos (we will speak)
  • vosotros/vosotras hablaréis (you all will speak, informal – used in some Spanish-speaking regions)
  • ellos/ellas/ustedes hablarán (they/you all will speak)

Conditional:

  • yo hablaría (I would speak)
  • tú hablarías (you would speak, singular, informal)
  • él/ella/usted hablaría (he/she/you would speak, formal)
  • nosotros/nosotras hablaríamos (we would speak)
  • vosotros/vosotras hablaríais (you all would speak, informal – used in some Spanish-speaking regions)
  • ellos/ellas/ustedes hablarían (they/you all would speak)

Present Subjunctive:

  • yo: hable (that I speak)
  • tú: hables (that you speak)
  • él/ella/usted: hable (that he/she/you speak)
  • nosotros/nosotras: hablemos (that we speak)
  • vosotros/vosotras: habléis (that you all speak)
  • ellos/ellas/ustedes: hablen (that they/you all speak)

Imperfect Subjunctive:

  • yo: hablara/hablase (that I spoke)
  • tú: hablaras/hablases (that you spoke)
  • él/ella/usted: hablara/hablase (that he/she/you spoke)
  • nosotros/nosotras: habláramos/hablásemos (that we spoke)
  • vosotros/vosotras: hablarais/hablaseis (that you all spoke)
  • ellos/ellas/ustedes: hablaran/hablasen (that they/you all spoke)

Affirmative Imperative:

  • tú: habla (speak)
  • usted: hable (speak) – used for formal singular “you”
  • vosotros/vosotras: hablad (speak) – used in some Spanish-speaking regions for informal plural “you all”
  • ustedes: hablen (speak) – used for formal plural “you all”

Negative Imperative:

  • tú: no hables (don’t speak)
  • usted: no hable (don’t speak) – used for formal singular “you”
  • vosotros/vosotras: no habléis (don’t speak) – used in some Spanish-speaking regions for informal plural “you all”
  • ustedes: no hablen (don’t speak) – used for formal plural “you all”

These imperative forms are used to give direct commands or make requests, depending on the context and the relationship between the speaker and the listener(s).