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To read in Spanish 🇪🇸

in English in Spanish S
to read leer
How to say “to read” in Spanish? “Leer”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “leer” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on to read in Spanish like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

Spanish Sentences with the Word “To read”

Spanish sentence with “leer” English translation for leer S

No me gusta leer.

I don’t like to read.

Queremos leerlos

We want to read them

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normal speech: LE-er

7 months ago

Memory trick

Think of the English word leer, as in, leering at a book.

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leer info.

Tips to remember the word “leer”:
– Associate “leer” with “reading” by thinking of “leer” as “leafing” through pages, since “leaf” sounds a bit like “leer”.
– Visualize someone reading a book and think of the first letter “L” to connect with “libro,” which is Spanish for “book”.

– “Leer” is a Spanish verb meaning “to read”, used when referring to the action of reading written or printed material.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– “Ojear” can mean to skim or glance through.
– “Estudiar” can also involve reading when studying something in detail.
– “Revisar” means to review or go over, which can include reading.

Leer is an infinitive verb. Here are its conjugations in various tenses:

Present (Presente):
– yo leo (I read)
– tú lees (you read, singular informal)
– él/ella/usted lee (he/she/you formal read)
– nosotros/nosotras leemos (we read)
– vosotros/vosotras leéis (you all read, plural informal in Spain)
– ellos/ellas/ustedes leen (they/you all formal read)

Preterite (Pretérito perfecto simple):
– yo leí (I read)
– tú leíste (you read, singular informal)
– él/ella/usted leyó (he/she/you formal read)
– nosotros/nosotras leímos (we read)
– vosotros/vosotras leísteis (you all read, plural informal in Spain)
– ellos/ellas/ustedes leyeron (they/you all formal read)

Imperfect (Pretérito imperfecto):
– yo leía (I used to read)
– tú leías (you used to read, singular informal)
– él/ella/usted leía (he/she/you formal used to read)
– nosotros/nosotras leíamos (we used to read)
– vosotros/vosotras leíais (you all used to read, plural informal in Spain)
– ellos/ellas/ustedes leían (they/you all formal used to read)

Future (Futuro simple):
– yo leeré (I will read)
– tú leerás (you will read, singular informal)
– él/ella/usted leerá (he/she/you formal will read)
– nosotros/nosotras leeremos (we will read)
– vosotros/vosotras leeréis (you all will read, plural informal in Spain)
– ellos/ellas/ustedes leerán (they/you all formal will read)

Conditional (Condicional simple):
– yo leería (I would read)
– tú leerías (you would read, singular informal)
– él/ella/usted leería (he/she/you formal would read)
– nosotros/nosotras leeríamos (we would read)
– vosotros/vosotras leeríais (you all would read, plural informal in Spain)
– ellos/ellas/ustedes leerían (they/you all formal would read)

Examples of sentences using “leer”:
– Present: Yo siempre leo antes de dormir. (I always read before sleeping.)
– Preterite: Ayer leí un capítulo del libro. (Yesterday I read a chapter of the book.)
– Imperfect: Cuando era niña, leía cuentos de hadas. (When I was a girl, I used to read fairy tales.)
– Future: Mañana leeré las noticias temprano. (Tomorrow I will read the news early.)
– Conditional: Si tuviera tiempo, leería más novelas. (If I had time, I would read more novels.)

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