Aprender Conjugation In Spanish

Fluent in No Time: Understanding Aprender Conjugation In Spanish

Learn all about the “aprender” conjugation in Spanish!

Aprender is the Spanish verb for “to learn”. It is a regular ER verb, so it follows all the ER conjugation rules for all tenses. 

In today’s blog post, we’ll explain all the conjugations in Spanish for this verb and provide example sentences so you can understand how to use it properly.

Are you ready to learn this verb conjugation? Let’s dive right into it!


“Aprender” Conjugation in Spanish Indicative / Indicativo

The indicative tense (el modo indicativo) is one of the three grammatical moods used to express different attitudes or purposes in speech. The indicative mood is used to make factual statements, ask questions, and express opinions about actions or events that are considered real or certain.

Present Tense Aprender Conjugation / Presente

The present tense is used to describe actions happening in the present or to express general truths or habitual actions.

Yo Aprendo
Él/Ella/Usted Aprende
Nosotros Aprendemos
Vosotros Aprendéis
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Aprenden


  1. Yo aprendo español cada día. (I learn Spanish every day.)
  2. Tú aprendes rápido en la clase. (You learn quickly in class.)
  3. Vosotros aprendéis mucho en la escuela. (You all learn a lot at school.)

Simple Past Aprender Conjugation / Pasado 

The simple past tense (preterite) is used to describe completed actions in the past, often with specific time frames or events.

Yo Aprendí
Él/Ella/Usted Aprendió
Nosotros Aprendimos
Vosotros Aprendisteis
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Aprendieron


  1. Tú aprendiste mucho en la universidad. (You learned a lot in university.)
  2. Ellos aprendieron a cocinar paella. (They learned to cook paella.)
  3. Nosotros aprendimos a tocar guitarra el año pasado. (We learned to play the guitar last year.)

Imperfect Aprender Conjugation / Imperfecto

Spanish imperfect tense is used to describe ongoing, repeated, or habitual actions in the past, as well as to set the stage or provide background information

Yo Aprendía
Él/Ella/Usted Aprendía
Nosotros Aprendíamos
Vosotros Aprendíais
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Aprendían


  1. Yo aprendía a nadar cuando era niño. (I used to learn to swim when I was a child.)
  2. Ellos aprendían inglés en la escuela. (They used to learn English at school.)
  3. Tú aprendías mucho de tus abuelos. (You used to learn a lot from your grandparents.)

Present Continuous Aprender Conjugation / Presente Continuo

The present continuous tense (also known as “estar + gerundio”) is used to describe actions that are currently happening in the present moment or to express temporary situations.

Yo Estoy aprendiendo
Estás aprendiendo
Él/Ella/Usted Está aprendiendo
Nosotros Estamos aprendiendo
Vosotros Estáis aprendiendo
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Están aprendiendo


  1. Ella está aprendiendo a bailar salsa. (She is learning to dance salsa.)
  2. Ellos están aprendiendo a hablar francés. (They are learning to speak French.)
  3. Vosotros estáis aprendiendo a programar en Python. (You all are learning to program in Python.)

Future Tense / Futuro

The Spanish future tense is used to express actions or events that will happen in the future, indicating something that has not yet occurred.

Yo Aprenderé
Él/Ella/Usted Aprenderá
Nosotros Aprenderemos
Vosotros Aprenderéis
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Aprenderán


  1. Yo aprenderé a tocar el piano este verano. (I will learn to play the piano this summer.)
  2. Nosotros aprenderemos mucho en el nuevo curso. (We will learn a lot in the new course.)
  3. Ella aprenderá a hablar italiano antes de su viaje a Roma. (She will learn to speak Italian before her trip to Rome.)

Conditional Aprender Conjugation / Condicional

The conditional tense is used to express hypothetical or speculative actions or events that would happen under certain conditions in the present or future.

Yo Aprendería
Él/Ella/Usted Aprendería
Nosotros Aprenderíamos
Vosotros Aprenderíais
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Aprenderían


  1. Usted aprendería mucho si tuviera más tiempo libre. (You would learn a lot if you had more free time.)
  2. Yo aprendería a surfear si viviera cerca del mar. (I would learn to surf if I lived near the sea.)
  3. Tú aprenderías más rápido si practicaras todos los días. (You would learn faster if you practiced every day.)

Present Perfect / Pretérito Perfecto Compuesto

Spanish present perfect tense (also known as “pretérito perfecto compuesto”) is used to express actions that have occurred in the past but have a connection to the present, emphasizing the result or consequences of those actions.

Yo He aprendido
Has aprendido
Él/Ella/Usted Ha aprendido
Nosotros Hemos aprendido
Vosotros Habéis aprendido
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Han aprendido


  1. Vosotros habéis aprendido mucho este año. (You all have learned a lot this year.)
  2. Nosotros hemos aprendido a cocinar nuevas recetas. (We have learned to cook new recipes.)
  3. Ellos han aprendido a tocar varios instrumentos. (They have learned to play several instruments.)

Past Perfect Aprender Conjugation / Pretérico Pluscuamperfecto

Spanish past perfect tense (also known as “pretérito pluscuamperfecto”) is used to describe actions that occurred before another past action or event, expressing a past-in-the-past relationship.

Yo Había aprendido
Habías aprendido
Él/Ella/Usted Había aprendido
Nosotros Habíamos aprendido
Vosotros Habíais aprendido
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Habían aprendido


  1. Yo había aprendido a conducir antes de mudarme aquí. (I had learned to drive before moving here.)
  2. Nosotros habíamos aprendido las reglas del juego antes de jugar. (We had learned the rules of the game before playing.)
  3. Ella había aprendido a coser cuando era niña. (She had learned to sew when she was a child.)

Future Perfect / Futuro Perfecto

The Spanish future perfect tense is used to express actions that will have been completed in the future, indicating an action that will be finished before another specified future time or event.

Yo Habré aprendido
Habrás aprendido
Él/Ella/Usted Habrá aprendido
Nosotros Habremos aprendido
Vosotros Habréis aprendido
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Habrán aprendido


  1. Yo habré aprendido mucho para el final del curso. (I will have learned a lot by the end of the course.)
  2. Tú habrás aprendido a hablar español para cuando viajes a México. (You will have learned to speak Spanish by the time you travel to Mexico.)
  3. Nosotros habremos aprendido todas las lecciones antes del examen final. (We will have learned all the lessons before the final exam.)

Conditional Perfect / Condicional Perfect

The conditional perfect tense is used to express hypothetical or speculative actions that would have been completed in the past, indicating an action that would have happened prior to another past event.

Yo Habría aprendido
Habrías aprendido
Él/Ella/Usted Habría aprendido
Nosotros Habríamos aprendido
Vosotros Habríais aprendido
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Habrían aprendido


  1. Ellos habrían aprendido más si hubieran prestado atención. (They would have learned more if they had paid attention.)
  2. Yo habría aprendido francés si hubiera tomado clases. (I would have learned French if I had taken classes.)
  3. Tú habrías aprendido a nadar si hubieras ido a la piscina. (You would have learned to swim if you had gone to the pool.)

Aprender Conjugation In Spanish

“Aprender” Conjugation in Spanish Subjunctive / Subjuntivo

The subjunctive tense (el modo subjuntivo) is one of the three grammatical moods used to express different attitudes or purposes in speech. The subjunctive mood is used to express doubt, uncertainty, subjectivity, emotion, and hypothetical situations.


Present Tense / Presente

The Spanish subjunctive present tense is used to express subjective actions, desires, doubts, recommendations, or possibilities, often introduced by certain triggers such as expressions of doubt, necessity, or influence.

Yo Aprenda
Él/Ella/Usted Aprenda
Nosotros Aprendamos
Vosotros Aprendáis
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Aprendan


  1. Espero que ella aprenda rápido. (I hope that she learns quickly.)
  2. Es importante que tú aprendas las reglas. (It is important that you learn the rules.)
  3. Ojalá que nosotros aprendamos mucho en esta clase. (I hope that we learn a lot in this class.)

Imperfect / Imperfecto

This tense is used to express hypothetical or unreal actions, desires, doubts, or recommendations in the past, often introduced by certain triggers such as expressions of doubt, uncertainty, or unreal conditions.

Yo Aprendiera
Él/Ella/Usted Aprendiera
Nosotros Aprendiéramos
Vosotros Aprendierais 
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Aprendieran


  1. Si tú aprendieras a tocar la guitarra, podrías unirte a la banda. (If you learned to play the guitar, you could join the band.)
  2. Sería bueno que él aprendiera a cocinar. (It would be good if he learned to cook.)
  3. Deseaba que ellos aprendieran más durante el curso. (I wished that they learned more during the course.)

Present Perfect / Pretérito Perfecto

Spanish subjunctive present perfect tense is used to express hypothetical or unreal actions, desires, doubts, or recommendations in the present with a connection to the past, indicating actions that would have been completed prior to the present moment.

Yo Haya aprendido
Hayas aprendido
Él/Ella/Usted Haya aprendido
Nosotros Hayamos aprendido
Vosotros Hayáis aprendido
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Hayan aprendido


  1. Me alegra que ella haya aprendido tanto este semestre. (I am glad that she has learned so much this semester.)
  2. Es posible que vosotros hayáis aprendido nuevas habilidades en el taller. (It is possible that you all have learned new skills in the workshop.)
  3. Dudo que nosotros hayamos aprendido todo lo necesario. (I doubt that we have learned everything necessary.)

Past Perfect / Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto

Spanish subjunctive past perfect tense is used to express hypothetical or unreal actions, desires, doubts, or recommendations in the past with a connection to a previous past event, indicating actions that would have been completed before that past event.

Yo Hubiera aprendido
Hubieras aprendido
Él/Ella/Usted Hubiera aprendido
Nosotros Hubiéramos aprendido
Vosotros Hubierais aprendido
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Hubieran aprendido


  1. Si tú hubieras aprendido a tiempo, no habrías tenido problemas. (If you had learned in time, you wouldn’t have had problems.)
  2. Me habría gustado que usted hubiera aprendido más sobre el tema. (I would have liked you to have learned more about the topic.)
  3. Si nosotros hubiéramos aprendido antes, el examen habría sido más fácil. (If we had learned earlier, the exam would have been easier.)

“Aprender” Conjugation in Spanish Imperative / Imperativo

The imperative tense (el modo imperativo) is one of the verb moods used to express commands, orders, or requests. It is used to tell someone what to do or what not to do.

Affirmative / Afirmativos

Spanish affirmative refers to the use of positive statements or expressions that indicate agreement, confirmation, or positive response to a question or statement.

Él/Ella/Usted Aprenda
Nosotros Aprendamos
Vosotros Aprended
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes Aprendan


  1. Aprende algo nuevo cada día. (Learn something new every day.)
  2. Aprended las palabras para el examen. (You all learn the words for the exam.)
  3. Aprendan a trabajar en equipo. (You all learn to work in a team.)

Negative / Negativos

Spanish negative refers to the use of negative statements or expressions that indicate negation, denial, or disagreement with a question or statement.

No aprendas
Él/Ella/Usted No aprenda
Nosotros No aprendamos
Vosotros No aprendáis
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes No aprendan


  1. No aprendamos nada de eso. (Let’s not learn anything about that.)
  2. No aprendas eso, es peligroso. (Don’t learn that, it’s dangerous.)
  3. No aprendan esas malas costumbres. (Don’t learn those bad habits.)

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