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How to conjugate estudiar in Spanish

estudiar in Spanish means to study, 

estudiar is a regular verb. That means this verb does follow the traditional conjugation patterns in all verb tenses. 

Let’s learn how to conjugate the verb estudiar so you can use it comfortably in all tenses. 

estudiar in the Present Tense

The present tense is used to talk about actions or events happening now. 

The verb estudiar is regular in the present tense. 

The verb estudiar is what we call an -ar verb. -ar verbs are verbs that end in -ar. Regular -ar verbs are conjugated by following 2 major rules. 

  1. Take off the -ar
  2. Replace with a new ending depending on who performs the action. 

To review -ar verbs watch my -ar verbs video: 

ar, How to Conjugate ar verbs in Spanish

Just in case you need to review conjugation of -er and -ir verbs, Click for Page

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb estudiar in the indicative present tense:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoestudioI study
estudiasyou study
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)estudiahe/she studyes, you (formal) studyes
Nosotros (as)estudiamoswe study
Vosotros (as)estudiaísyou (plural) Spain study
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)estudianthey study, you (plural) study

estudiar in the Preterite Tense

The preterite is used to talk about actions that have already been completed. These actions have a clear beginning or ending. The preterite tense is often used with phrases that give a specific time frame.  More on the Preterite Tense Here

Things to remember: 

  1. The preterite is NOT used to describe actions or events that are repeated or continuous in the past. That means that those actions do not have a clear beginning or end. 
  2. The preterite is NOT used to describe people in the past.

The verb estudiar is Regular in the preterite. That means it does follow the pattern of regular -ar verbs in the preterite. To review -ar verbs watch my -ar verbs video:  https://youtu.be/Pi5rlDOeOnM 

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb estudiar in the preterite tense:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoestudiéI studied
estudiasteyou studied
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)estudióhe/she studied, you (formal) studied
Nosotros (as)estudiamoswe studied
Vosotros (as)estudiasteisyou (plural) Spain studied
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)estudiaronthey studied, you (plural) studied

Below are some expressions that are often used when using the preterite:

la semana pasadalast week
el mes pasadolast month
el fin de semana pasadolast weekend
el año pasadolast year
ayer yesterday 
anteayerthe day before yesterday
anoche last night

estudiar in the Imperfect Tense

The imperfect is a form of past tense. It is primarily used to talk about continuous, repeated, usual or habitual actions in the past. It can also be used to talk about what someone or something was like in the past, what someone used to be or used to do. The imperfect is used when actions don’t have a specific beginning or end. 

The verb estudiar is regular in the imperfect tense. 

The verb estudiar is what we call an -ar verb. -ar verbs are verbs that end in -ar. Regular -ar verbs are conjugated by following 2 major rules. 

  1. Take off the -ar
  2. Replace with a new ending depending on who performs the action. 

To review how to conjugate -ar verbs in the imperfect watch my video: Click for Video 

To review how to conjugate -er and -ir verbs in the imperfect watch my video: Click for Video 

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb estudiar in the imperfect tense:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoestudiabaI used to study
estudiabasyou used to study
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)estudiabahe/she used to study, you (formal) used to study
Nosotros (as)estudiábamoswe used to study
Vosotros (as)estudiabaisyou (plural) Spain used to study
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)estudiabanthey used to study, you (plural) used to study

Below are some expressions that are often used when using the Imperfect:

a menudooften
usualmenteusually
todos los díasevery day
todos los mesesevery month
todos los añosevery year
casi siemprealmost always
a vecessometimes
de niño/niñaas a child …
siempre always
normalmente normally

estudiar in the Future Tense

The future is used to talk about an action or event that will happen in the future. 

The verb estudiar is regular in the future tense. 

To form the future tense of regular -ar, -er and -ir verbs add the following endings to the verb in the infinitive (verbs that have not been conjugated and end in -ar, -er, -ir). The verb estudiar is in its purest form (it has not been conjugated) it’s in the infinitive.  

The verb estudiar is what we call an -ar verb. -ar verbs are verbs that end in -ar. To conjugate estudiar in the future, follow these two rules: 

  1. Find the infinitive of the verb (verbs that have not been conjugated and end in -ar, -er, -ir). In this case estudiar.
  2. Then attach the ending to the end of the infinitive. The ending depends on who is performing the action. 
Yoé
ás
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) á
Nosotros (as)emos
Vosotros (as)éis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)án

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb estudiar using the future tense:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoestudiaréI will study
estudiarásyou will study
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)estudiaráhe/she will study, you (formal) will study
Nosotros (as)estudiaremoswe will study
Vosotros (as)estudiaréisyou (plural) Spain will study
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)estudiaránthey will study, you (plural) will study

estudiar in the Informal Future Tense

The informal future is used to talk about an action or event that is going to take place in the near future. To form the informal future, you must use the correct form of the verb ir (to go) + a + the verb in the infinitive. 

The verb estudiar is regular in the informal future tense. 

Follow this rule:

  1. Ir (conjugated) + a + infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir and has not been conjugated).  Example : Yo voy a estudiar 

The conjugation of the verb ir (to go) in the present tense are:

Yovoy
vas
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) va
Nosotros (as)vamos
Vosotros (as)vais
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)van

To review how to conjugate the informal future watch my video: Click for Video 

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb estudiar using the informal future:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a estudiarI will study
vas a estudiaryou will study
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)va a estudiarhe/she will study, you (formal) will study
Nosotros (as)vamos a estudiarwe will study
Vosotros (as)vais a estudiaryou (plural) Spain will study
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)van a estudiarthey will study, you (plural) will study

estudiar in the Present Progressive Tense.

The present progressive is used to talk about actions or events happening now. In other words, we use the present progressive to talk about actions that are in the process of happening at the current moment. 

The verb estudiar is regular in the present progressive tense. 

The present progressive is formed by using the correct form of the verb estar (to be) plus the present participle (-ing form of a verb). 

To form the present participle of a verb:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir).
  3. Add -ando for -ar verbs
  4. Add -iendo for -er and –ir verbs

The conjugations of the verb estar in the present tense are:

Yoestoy
estás
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) está
Nosotros (as)estamos
Vosotros (as)estáis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)están

The present participle of the verb estudiar is: estudiando

To review the present progressive and present participles in Spanish, watch my Present Progressive Video:Click for Video 

Just in case you need to review the verb estar, watch my Estar video: Click for Video 

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb estudiar using the present progressive:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy estudiandoI am studying
estás estudiandoyou are studying
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)está estudiandohe/she is studying, you (formal) are studying
Nosotros (as)estamos estudiandowe are studying
Vosotros (as)estáis estudiandoyou (plural) Spain are studying
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)están estudiandothey are studying, you (plural) are studying

estudiar in the Conditional Tense

The conditional tense is used to talk about actions or events that may happen in the future. Think of it as a possibility, a hypothesis, a probability. 

The verb estudiar is regular in the conditional tense. 

The verb estudiar is what we call an -ar verb. -ar verbs are verbs that end in -ar. To conjugate estudiar in the conditional tense follow these two rules: 

  1. Find the infinitive of the verb (verbs that have not been conjugated and end in -ar, -er, -ir). In this case estudiar.
  2. Then attach the ending to the end of the infinitive. The ending depends on who is performing the action. 

To form the conditional of a verb add the following endings to the infinitive of the verb: 

Yoía
ías
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) ía
Nosotros (as)íamos
Vosotros (as)íais
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)ían

The infinitive of the verb estudiar is estudiar

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb estudiar using the conditional tense:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoestudiaríaI would study
estudiaríasyou would study
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)estudiaríahe/she would study, you (formal) would study
Nosotros (as)estudiaríamoswe would study
Vosotros (as)estudiaríasyou (plural) Spain would study
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)estudiaríanthey would study, you (plural)would study

estudiar in the Present Perfect Tense

The present perfect is used to talk about actions or events that have started recently (in the past) and are still happening. It can also be used to talk about things that have been done recently or to describe experiences a person has had in their lives. 

The verb estudiar is regular in the conditional tense. 

To form the present perfect tense, you must use the helping verb “haber” in the present tense. This will let us know who has performed the action. Then, we add the past participle of the verb. 

The conjugations of haber in the present tense are:

Yohe
has
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) ha
Nosotros (as)hemos
Vosotros (as)habéis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)han

To form the past participle of a verb:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir).
  3. Add -ado for -ar verbs
  4. Add -ido for -er and –ir verbs

To summarize. Correct form of haber in the present + past participle = present perfect. 

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb estudiar in the present perfect:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe estudiadoI have studied
has estudiadoyou have studied
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)ha estudiadohe/she have studied, you (formal) have studied
Nosotros (as)hemos estudiadowe have studied
Vosotros (as)habéis estudiadoyou (plural) Spain have studied
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)han estudiadothey have studied, you (plural) have studied

estudiar in the Past Perfect Tense (Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto) 

The past perfect is used to talk about actions or events that happened before. It is widely used to describe a series of events and it comes in handy to tell stories. 

The verb estudiar is regular in the past perfect tense. 

To form the past perfect you must use the verb haber in the imperfect. This will let us know who has performed the action. 

The conjugations of haber in the imperfect tense are:

Yohabía
habías
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) había
Nosotros (as)habíamos
Vosotros (as)habíais
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habían

Then, we add the past participle of the verb. In this case estudiar

To form the past participle of a verb:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir).
  3. Add -ado for -ar verbs
  4. Add -ido for -er and –ir verbs

To summarize. Use the correct form of haber in the imperfect + past participle = past perfect. 

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb estudiar in the past perfect:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía estudiadoI had studied
habías estudiadoyou had studied
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)había estudiadohe/she had studied, you (formal) had studied
Nosotros (as)habíamos estudiadowe had studied
Vosotros (as)habíais estudiadoyou (plural) Spain had studied
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habíain estudiadothey had studied, you (plural) had studied

estudiar in the Future Perfect Tense

The future perfect is used to talk about something that hasn’t happened yet but is predicted to take place. It is used to describe what will have happened in the future.

The verb estudiar is regular in the future perfect tense. 

To form the future perfect you must use the verb haber in the simple future tense. This will let us know who has performed the action. 

The conjugations of haber in the future tense are:

Yohabré
habrás
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) habrá
Nosotros (as)habremos
Vosotros (as)habréis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habrán

Then, we add the past participle of the verb. In this case estudiar. To form the past participle, you simply add the appropriate ending to the stem of the verb. 

To form the past participle of a verb:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir).
  3. Add -ado for -ar verbs
  4. Add -ido for -er and –ir verbs

To summarize. Correct form of haber in the simple future tense + past participle = future perfect. 

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb estudiar in the future perfect:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré estudiadoI will have studied
habrás estudiadoyou will have studied
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)habrá estudiadohe/she will have studied, you (formal) will have studied
Nosotros (as)habremos estudiadowe will have studied
Vosotros (as)habréis estudiadoyou (plural) Spain will have studied
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habrán estudiadothey will have studied, you (plural) will have studied

estudiar in the Conditional Perfect Tense

The conditional perfect is used to talk about an action or event that would have happened in the past but didn’t take place due to another action happening. It is used to express possibility in the past. Basically think of it as actions that could or would have taken place if … 

The verb estudiar is regular in the conditional perfect tense. 

To form the conditional perfect you must use the verb haber in the conditional. This will let us know who has performed the action.

The conjugations of haber in the conditional tense are:

Yohabría
habrías
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) habría
Nosotros (as)habríamos
Vosotros (as)habríais
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habrían

 Then, we add the past participle of the verb. In this case estudiar. To form the past participle, you simply add the appropriate ending to the stem of the verb. 

To form the past participle of a verb:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir).
  3. Add -ado for -ar verbs
  4. Add -ido for -er and –ir verbs

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb estudiar in the conditional perfect:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría estudiadoI would have studied
habrías estudiadoyou would have studied
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)habría estudiadohe/she would have studied, you (formal) would have studied
Nosotros (as)habríamos estudiadowe would have studied
Vosotros (as)habríais estudiadoyou (plural) Spain will would studied
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habrían estudiadothey would have studied, you (plural) would have studied

estudiar in the Subjunctive Present Tense

The Subjunctive present is used to talk about situations of uncertainty. For example emotions such as wishes, desires and hopes. The main difference between the subjunctive and the indicative mode is that the subjunctive is uncertain, hypothetical or not real. 

The verb estudiar is Regular in the subjunctive present form. 

To form the subjunctive present of most verbs, you must take off the -o endings of the yo form of the present simple and then add a new ending based on who is performing the action.

Subjunctive present endings for -ar:

Yoe
es
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) e
Nosotros (as)emos
Vosotros (as)éis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)en

Subjunctive present endings for -er and -ir verbs: 

Yoa
as
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) as
Nosotros (as)amos
Vosotros (as)áis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)an

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb estudiar in the subjunctive present:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoestudieI may study
estudiesyou may study
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)estudiehe/she may study, you (formal) may study
Nosotros (as)estudiemoswe may study
Vosotros (as)estudiéisyou (plural) Spain may study
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)estudienthey may study, you (plural) may study

estudiar in the Subjunctive Imperfect Tense

The subjunctive imperfect is used to talk about situations of uncertainty in the past. For example emotions such as wishes, desires and hopes in the past. It is also used to express politeness or deference, primarily when making a request. 

The verb estudiar is regular in the subjunctive imperfect tense. 

To form the subjunctive imperfect find the ellos/ellas form of the verb in the preterite, take off -aron or -ieron and add a new ending. 

Subjunctive Imperfect endings for -ar verbs like estudiar the endings are:

Yoara
aras
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) ara
Nosotros (as)áramos
Vosotros (as)arais
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)aran

You can also use the endings below as alternative endings and the meaning doesn’t change. Keep in mind the ones above are more common

Yoase
ases
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) ase
Nosotros (as)ásemos
Vosotros (as)aseis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)asen

Subjunctive Imperfect endings for -er & -ir verbs like he endings are:

Yoiera
ieras
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) iera
Nosotros (as)iéramos
Vosotros (as)ierais
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)ieran

You can also use the endings below as alternative endings and the meaning doesn’t change. Keep in mind the ones above are more common:

Yoiese
ieses
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) iese
Nosotros (as)iésemos
Vosotros (as)ieseis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)iesen

Here are the steps in action:

  1. estudiar
  1. The third person of the preterite (ellos/ellas) would be: estudiar – estudiaron
  1. Now remove -aron and you are left with estudi
  1. Then, add a new ending.

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb estudiar in the subjunctive imperfect:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoestudiaraI might study
estudiarasyou might study
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)estudiarahe/she might study, you (formal) might study
Nosotros (as)estudiáramoswe might study
Vosotros (as)estudiaraisyou (plural) Spain might study
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)estudiaranthey might study, you (plural) might study

OR

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoestudiaseI might study
estudiasesyou might study
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)estudiasehe/she might study, you (formal) might study
Nosotros (as)estudiásamoswe might study
Vosotros (as)estudiasaisyou (plural) Spain might study
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)estudiasanthey might study, you (plural) might study

estudiar in the Subjunctive Future Tense

The subjunctive future is used to describe an event or action or a possible or hypothetical situation. It can also be used to describe something you wished or hoped would happen in the future. This tense is rarely used in Spanish but it doesn’t hurt to learn it.

The verb estudiar is regular in the subjunctive future tense. 

To form the future subjunctive simply add the following endings to the verb in the infinitive (the most pure form of the verb. Verbs in the infinitive have not been conjugated (they end in -ar, -er & -ir)).

Subjunctive Future endings for -ar verbs like estudiar the endings are:

Yoe
es
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) e
Nosotros (as)emos (accent on á of the stem)
Vosotros (as)eis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)en

Subjunctive Future endings for -er verbs the endings are:

Yoiere
ieres
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) iere
Nosotros (as)iéremos
Vosotros (as)iereis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)ieran

Subjunctive Future endings for -ir verbs the endings are:

Yoiere
ieres
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) iere
Nosotros (as)iéremos
Vosotros (as)iereis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)ieren

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb estudiar in the subjunctive future:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoestudiaraI will study
estudiarasyou will study
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)estudiarahe/she will study, you (formal) will study
Nosotros (as)estudiáramoswe will study
Vosotros (as)estudiaraisyou (plural) Spain will study
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)estudiaranthey will study, you (plural) will study

estudiar in the Subjunctive Present Perfect Tense

The subjunctive present perfect is used to describe actions that are connected to the present. It is also used to talk about actions that will have happened by a certain time in the future. 

The verb estudiar is regular in the subjunctive present perfect tense. 

To form the subjunctive present perfect you must use the present subjunctive of the verb haber  + the past participle of the verb

Here are the conjugations of the verb haber in the present subjunctive:

Yohaya
hayas
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) haya
Nosotros (as)hayamos
Vosotros (as)hayáis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hayan

The past participle of the verb estudiar is: estudiado

Now, let’s put it together . Here are the conjugations of the verb estudiar in the subjunctive present perfect. 

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya estudiadoI may have studied
hayas estudiadoyou may have studied
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)haya estudiadohe/she may have studied, you (formal) may have studied
Nosotros (as)hayamos estudiadowe may have studied
Vosotros (as)hayáis estudiadoyou (plural) Spain may have studied
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hayan estudiadothey may have studied, you (plural) may have studied

estudiar in the Subjunctive Past Perfect Tense (Pluscuamperfecto del Subjuntivo)

The subjunctive past perfect is used to talk about hypothetical situations or actions in the past. It can also be used to talk about past actions that preceded other past actions. 

The verb estudiar is regular in the subjunctive past perfect tense. 

To form the subjunctive past perfect you must use the imperfect subjunctive of the verb haber  + the past participle of the verb

The imperfect subjunctive of haber can be conjugated in two different ways. Having said that, the first conjugations are more commonly used. 

Here are the conjugations of the verb haber in the imperfect subjunctive of the verb haber:

Yohubiera
hubieras
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) hubiera
Nosotros (as)hubiéramos
Vosotros (as)hubierais
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hubieran

The other conjugations of haber in the imperfect subjunctive are:

Yohubiese
hubieses
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) hubiese
Nosotros (as)hubiésemos
Vosotros (as)hubieseis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hubiesen

To form the past participle of a verb:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir).
  3. Add -ado for -ar verbs
  4. Add -ido for -er and –ir verbs

Let’s apply it to estudiar:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)  = (estudiar)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir) = (estudi)
  3. Add -ado for -ar verbs  = (estudiado)

The past participle of the verb estudiar is estudiado.

Now, let’s put it together . Here are the conjugations of the verb estudiar in the subjunctive past perfect. 

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiese estudiadoI might have studied
hubieses estudiadoyou might have studied
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)hubiese estudiadohe/she might have studied, you (formal) might have studied
Nosotros (as)hubiésemos estudiadowe might have studied
Vosotros (as)hubieseis estudiadoyou (plural) Spain might have studied
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hubiesen estudiadothey might have studied, you (plural) might have studied

OR

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera estudiadoI might have studied
hubieras estudiadoyou might have studied
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)hubiera estudiadohe/she might have studied, you (formal) might have studied
Nosotros (as)hubiéramos estudiadowe might have studied
Vosotros (as)hubierais estudiadoyou (plural) Spain might have studied
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hubieran estudiadothey might have studied, you (plural) might have studied

estudiar as an Imperative Affirmative Command

The imperative Affirmative commands are used to tell someone or a group of people what to do. We do not give commands in the 1st or 3rd person which is why yo, él, ella, ellos, and ellas have been removed for this tense.

estudiar is Regular when forming Imperative Affirmative Commands. 

Mostly we will give commands or tell someone we treat as (tú) what to do. Let’s learn how to conjugate that part first. 

To find the Affirmative Informal tú command of a verb follow these steps:

  1. Find the form of the verb in the present tense. 
  2. Take off the “s
  3. That will give you the affirmative informal command of a verb in the tú form. 

Reminders: Stem changing verbs should continue to have the change in the stem.

For example, The affirmative informal tú command of the verb estudiar  would be estudia

Let’s see the process:

  1. Find the tú form of the verb in the present tense.  (estudias)
  2. Take off the “s”.  (estudia)
  3. That will give you the affirmative informal command of a verb in the tú form.  (estudia)

To review how to use Affirmative informal (tú) commands watch my video: Click for Video 

PronounSpanishEnglish
N/AN/AN/A
¡estudia!study!
Usted (Ud.)¡estudie!study!
Nosotros (as)¡estudiemos!study!
Vosotros (as)¡estudiad!study!
Ustedes (Uds.)¡estudien!study!

estudiar as an Imperative Negative Command

The imperative Negative commands are used to tell someone or a group of people what NOT to do. We do not give commands in the 1st or 3rd person which is why yo, él, ella, ellos, and ellas have been removed for this tense.

estudiar is Regular when forming Imperative Negative Commands. 

Mostly we will give commands or tell someone we treat as (tú) what to do. Let’s learn how to conjugate that part first. 

To find the Negative Informal tú command of a regular verb follow these steps:

  1. Start with No
  2. Find the yo form of the verb in the present tense. 
  3. Take off the “o
  4. Add -es if it’s an -ar verb or -as if it’s and -er or -ir verb.

To review how to use Negative informal (tú) commands watch my video: Click for Video 

PronounSpanishEnglish
N/AN/AN/A
¡no estudies!Don’t study!
Usted (Ud.)¡no estudie!Don’t study!
Nosotros (as)¡no estudiemos!Don’t study!
Vosotros (as)¡no estudiéis!Don’t study!
Ustedes (Uds.)¡no estudien!Don’t study!