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How to conjugate Enseñar in Spanish

To teach Regular AR Verb

Introduction

Enseñar is the Spanish verb for "to teach". It is a regular AR verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 18 major Spanish tenses!

SpanishEnglish
Infinitiveenseñarto teach
Past participleenseñadotaught
Gerundenseñandoteaching
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Indicative Tenses of Enseñar

Enseñar in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of enseñar is used to talk about situations, events or thoughts that are happening now or in the near future. It is also used to talk about facts and truths. For example, "enseño", meaning "I teach".

In Spanish, the Indicative Present is known as "El Presente".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoenseñoI teach
enseñasyou teach
Ella / Él / Ustedenseñas/he teach, you (formal) teach
Nosotras / Nosotrosenseñamoswe teach
Vosotras / Vosotrosenseñáisyou (plural) teach
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesenseñanthey teach, you (plural formal) teach
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Enseñar in the Indicative Preterite

The Indicative Preterite of enseñar is used to talk about actions completed in the past, at a specific point in time. For example, "enseñé", meaning "I taught".

In Spanish, the Indicative Preterite is known as "El Pretérito Indefinido".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoenseñéI taught
enseñasteyou taught
Ella / Él / Ustedenseñós/he taught, you (formal) taught
Nosotras / Nosotrosenseñamoswe taught
Vosotras / Vosotrosenseñasteisyou (plural) taught
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesenseñaronthey taught, you (plural formal) taught
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Enseñar in the Indicative Imperfect

The Indicative Imperfect of enseñar is used to describe regular and repeated actions that happened in the past and descriptions of things you used to do. For example, "enseñaba", meaning "I used to teach".

In Spanish, the Indicative Imperfect is known as "El Pretérito Imperfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoenseñabaI used to teach
enseñabasyou used to teach
Ella / Él / Ustedenseñabas/he used to teach, you (formal) used to teach
Nosotras / Nosotrosenseñábamoswe used to teach
Vosotras / Vosotrosenseñabaisyou (plural) used to teach
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesenseñabanthey used to teach, you (plural formal) used to teach
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Enseñar in the Indicative Present Continuous

The Indicative Present Continuous of enseñar is used to talk about something that is happening continuosly or right now. For example, "estoy enseñando", meaning "I am teaching".

In Spanish, the Indicative Present Continuous is known as "El Presente Progresivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy enseñandoI am teaching
estás enseñandoyou are teaching
Ella / Él / Ustedestá enseñandos/he is teaching, you (formal) are teaching
Nosotras / Nosotrosestamos enseñandowe are teaching
Vosotras / Vosotrosestáis enseñandoyou (plural) are teaching
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesestán enseñandothey are teaching, you (plural formal) are teaching
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Enseñar in the Indicative Informal Future

The Indicative Informal Future of enseñar is used to talk about something that will happen in the future, especially in the near future. For example, "voy a enseñar", meaning "I am going to teach".

In Spanish, the Indicative Informal Future is known as "El Futuro Próximo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a enseñarI am going to teach
vas a enseñaryou are going to teach
Ella / Él / Ustedva a enseñars/he is going to teach, you (formal) are going to teach
Nosotras / Nosotrosvamos a enseñarwe are going to teach
Vosotras / Vosotrosvais a enseñaryou (plural) are going to teach
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvan a enseñarthey are going to teach, you (plural formal) are going to teach
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Enseñar in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of enseñar is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "enseñaré", meaning "I will teach".

In Spanish, the Indicative Future is known as "El Futuro Simple".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoenseñaréI will teach
enseñarásyou will teach
Ella / Él / Ustedenseñarás/he will teach, you (formal) will teach
Nosotras / Nosotrosenseñaremoswe will teach
Vosotras / Vosotrosenseñaréisyou (plural) will teach
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesenseñaránthey will teach, you (plural formal) will teach
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Enseñar in the Indicative Conditional

The Indicative Conditional of enseñar is used to talk about something that may happen in the future, hypothesis and probabilities. For example, "enseñaría", meaning "I would teach".

In Spanish, the Indicative Conditional is known as "El Condicional Simple".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoenseñaríaI would teach
enseñaríasyou would teach
Ella / Él / Ustedenseñarías/he would teach, you (formal) would teach
Nosotras / Nosotrosenseñaríamoswe would teach
Vosotras / Vosotrosenseñaríaisyou (plural) would teach
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesenseñaríanthey would teach, you (plural formal) would teach
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Enseñar in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of enseñar is used to describe actions that started recently (in the past) and are still happening now or things that have been done recently. For example, "he enseñado", meaning "I have taught".

In Spanish, the Indicative Present Perfect is known as "El Pretérito Perfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe enseñadoI have taught
has enseñadoyou have taught
Ella / Él / Ustedha enseñados/he has taught, you (formal) have taught
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos enseñadowe have taught
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis enseñadoyou (plural) have taught
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan enseñadothey have taught, you (plural formal) have taught
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Enseñar in the Indicative Past Perfect

The Indicative Past Perfect of enseñar is used to talk about actions that happened before another action in the past. For example, "había enseñado", meaning "I had taught".

In Spanish, the Indicative Past Perfect is known as "El Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía enseñadoI had taught
habías enseñadoyou had taught
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía enseñados/he had taught, you (formal) had taught
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos enseñadowe had taught
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais enseñadoyou (plural) had taught
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían enseñadothey had taught, you (plural formal) had taught
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Enseñar in the Indicative Future Perfect

The Indicative Future Perfect of enseñar is used to talk about something that will have happened in the future after something else has already happened. For example, "habré enseñado", meaning "I will have taught".

In Spanish, the Indicative Future Perfect is known as "El Futuro Perfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré enseñadoI will have taught
habrás enseñadoyou will have taught
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá enseñados/he will have taught, you (formal) will have taught
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos enseñadowe will have taught
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis enseñadoyou (plural) will have taught
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán enseñadothey will have taught, you (plural formal) will have taught
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Enseñar in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

The Indicative Conditional Perfect of enseñar is used to talk about something that would have happened in the future but didn’t due to another action. For example, "habría enseñado", meaning "I would have taught".

In Spanish, the Indicative Conditional Perfect is known as "El Condicional Perfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría enseñadoI would have taught
habrías enseñadoyou would have taught
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría enseñados/he would have taught, you (formal) would have taught
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos enseñadowe would have taught
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais enseñadoyou (plural) would have taught
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían enseñadothey would have taught, you (plural formal) would have taught
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Subjunctive Tenses of Enseñar

Enseñar in the Subjunctive Present

The Subjunctive Present is used to talk about situations of uncertainty, or emotions such as wishes, desires and hopes. It differs from the indicative mood due to the uncertainty of the events which are being spoken about. For example, "enseñe", meaning "I teach".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Present is known as "El Presente de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoenseñeI teach
enseñesyou teach
Ella / Él / Ustedenseñes/he teach, you (formal) teach
Nosotras / Nosotrosenseñemoswe teach
Vosotras / Vosotrosenseñéisyou (plural) teach
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesenseñenthey teach, you (plural formal) teach
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Enseñar in the Subjunctive Imperfect

The Subjunctive Imperfect is used to speak about unlikely or uncertain events in the past or to cast an opinion (emotional) about something that happened in the past. For example, "enseñara", meaning "I taught".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Imperfect is known as "El Imperfecto Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoenseñaraI taught
enseñarasyou taught
Ella / Él / Ustedenseñaras/he taught, you (formal) taught
Nosotras / Nosotrosenseñáramoswe taught
Vosotras / Vosotrosenseñaraisyou (plural) taught
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesenseñaranthey taught, you (plural formal) taught
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Enseñar in the Subjunctive Future

The Subjunctive Future is used to speak about hypothetical situations, and actions/events that may happen in the future. Note that this is very rarely used in Spanish. For example, "enseñare", meaning "I will teach".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Future is known as "El Futuro de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoenseñareI will teach
enseñaresyou will teach
Ella / Él / Ustedenseñares/he will teach, you (formal) will teach
Nosotras / Nosotrosenseñáremoswe will teach
Vosotras / Vosotrosenseñareisyou (plural) will teach
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesenseñarenthey will teach, you (plural formal) will teach
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Enseñar in the Subjunctive Present Perfect

The Subjunctive Present Perfect is used to describe past actions or events that are still connected to the present day and to speak about an action that will have happened by a certain time in the future. For example, "haya enseñado", meaning "I have taught".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Present Perfect is known as "El Pretérito Perfecto de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya enseñadoI have taught
hayas enseñadoyou have taught
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya enseñados/he has taught, you (formal) have taught
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos enseñadowe have taught
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis enseñadoyou (plural) have taught
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan enseñadothey have taught, you (plural formal) have taught
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Enseñar in the Subjunctive Past Perfect

The Subjunctive Past Perfect is used to speak about hypothetical situations, and actions/events that occurred before other actions/events in the past. For example, "hubiera enseñado", meaning "I had taught".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Past Perfect is known as "El Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera enseñadoI had taught
hubieras enseñadoyou had taught
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera enseñados/he had taught, you (formal) had taught
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos enseñadowe had taught
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais enseñadoyou (plural) had taught
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran enseñadothey had taught, you (plural formal) had taught
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Enseñar in the Subjunctive Future Perfect

The Subjunctive Future Perfect is used to speak about something that will have happened if a hypothetical situations occurs in the future. Note that this is very rarely used in Spanish. For example, "hubiere enseñado", meaning "I will have taught".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Future Perfect is known as "El Futuro Perfecto de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere enseñadoI will have taught
hubieres enseñadoyou will have taught
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere enseñados/he will have taught, you (formal) will have taught
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos enseñadowe will have taught
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis enseñadoyou (plural) will have taught
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren enseñadothey will have taught, you (plural formal) will have taught
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Imperative Tenses of Enseñar

Enseñar in the Imperative Affirmative

The Imperative Affirmative is used to give orders and commands, to tell someone to do something. For example, "enseñe", meaning "(to you formal) teach!".

In Spanish, the Imperative Affirmative is known as "El Imperativo Afirmativo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
enseña(to you) teach!
Ella / Él / Ustedenseñe(to you formal) teach!
Nosotras / Nosotrosenseñemoslet's teach!
Vosotras / Vosotrosenseñad(to you plural) teach!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesenseñen(to you plural formal) teach!
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Enseñar in the Imperative Negative

The Imperative Negative is used to give orders and commands, telling someone not to do something. For example, "no enseñe", meaning "(to you formal) don't teach!".

In Spanish, the Imperative Negative is known as "El Imperativo Negativo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
no enseñes(to you) don't teach!
Ella / Él / Ustedno enseñe(to you formal) don't teach!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno enseñemoslet's not teach!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno enseñéis(to you plural) don't teach!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno enseñen(to you plural formal) don't teach!
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