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Conjugating the Verb ESTAR - Simple Tenses

Let's review the verb Estar, concretely, the following simple tenses: Present, Future, Imperfect and Preterite of Indicative and the Present and both Preterite tenses for the Subjunctive mood.

By clicking on any of them you'll be able to listen to their pronunciations.

VERBO ESTAR
INDICATIVE

Present
(I am...)
Imperfect
(I was...)
Preterite
(I was...)
Future
(I'll be...)
Conditional
(I should be...)
Yo
estoy
estaba
estuve
estaré
estaría
estás
estabas
estuviste
estarás
estarías
Él / Ella / Usted
está
estaba
estuvo
estará
estaría>
Nosotros / Nosotras
estamos
estábamos
estuvimos
estaremos
estaríamos
Vosotros / Vosotras
estáis
estabais
estuvisteis
estaréis
estaríais
Ellos / Ellas / Ustedes
están
estaban
estuvieron
estarán
estarían>


SUBJUNCTIVE
Present
Imperfect (1)
Imperfect (2)
Yo
>esté
estuviera
estuviese
estés
estuvieras
estuvieses
Él / Ella / Usted
esté
estuviera
estuviese
Nosotros / Nosotras
estemos
estuviéramos
estuviésemos
Vosotros / Vosotras
estéis
estuvierais
estuvieseis
Ellos / Ellas / Ustedes
estén
estuvieran
estuviesen
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¡Hasta pronto
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