Hello, hello! Normally we tend to think that when a word ends in -o is masculine and when it ends with -a is feminine. But is this a correct rule? Does this always happen? Let’s check! It is said to Spanish students, especially when we’re in front of a beginner class, that all words which … Sigue leyendo How do I know if a Spanish noun is masculine or feminine?
Craft beer en España
I must confess I’m not into beer world at all. It’s not my thing. I hardly ever drink any alcohol drinks and, if I do that, it’s a really good Spanish wine (from time to time I can try a glass of wine from other countries). Then, one day I listened to this two words … Sigue leyendo Craft beer en España
¿Con o sin h?
Parece que la cuestión de hoy no resulta muy complicada, en principio. Sin embargo, últimamente he visto bastantes errores relacionados con el uso de la letra h. Principalmente por parte de hablantes nativos de español que, sin embargo, presentan determinadas dificultades a la hora de redactar. ¿Por qué? Porque aunque seas hablante nativo de una … Sigue leyendo ¿Con o sin h?
Saber or conocer?
Could you explain the differences between these two verbs? Do you find tricky to use them? Don’t worry! Today we are going to explain that. Saber and conocer are translated as “to know”. However, they can’t be use interchangeably. Why? SABER You use this verb when you want to express knowledge or when you mean … Sigue leyendo Saber or conocer?
Las siglas (English version)
Oh, dear! Siglas! How many mistakes I’ve seen related to Spanish siglas! Also, I’m sure you’ve seen them too. However, for some reason I can’t find out, this is not a topic we pay attention to, right? First, I am going to start with the definition of “siglas” and, later, I will give you some … Sigue leyendo Las siglas (English version)
Hi, there! I hope you are all right! Today we are going to learn the use of the impersonal verbal form hay. First of all, this word hay is pronounced as the English word eye. Don´t forget it! Now, you are ready to continue. The meaning of hay is there is or there are. Then, … Sigue leyendo Hay
Double negative in Spanish
Hello, my friends! I hope you are great and ready to learn more about double negatives in Spanish. Of course, if your native language is English or if you know English, you already know that double negative sentences are not okay. However, is that possible in the Spanish language? The answer is yes, of course. … Sigue leyendo Double negative in Spanish
Jamón serrano o jamón ibérico, what do you prefer?
Hello, my friends! I hope you are well. Today we are not going to talk about grammar, instead of that, I’ve thought that it is going to be much more interesting to talk about ham! It’s essential for you to learn the differences between serrano ham and ibérico puro de bellota denominación de origen ham. … Sigue leyendo Jamón serrano o jamón ibérico, what do you prefer?
¡Cuántos errores he visto con estas amigas! Y estoy convencida de que vosotros también. Sin embargo, por alguna razón que aún desconozco, no es un tema que lo tengamos muy en cuenta, ¿verdad? En primer lugar, comenzaré con la definición de las siglas y, a continuación, algunas cuestiones fundamentals relacionadas con ellas. Allá vamos. ¿QUÉ … Sigue leyendo Las siglas
Preguntar or pedir?
Let’s start with two questions: I’ve asked you about your family. Can I ask you for a tapa and a water bottle? Have I used the same verb? Yes! This verb is “to ask”. However, we’ve got a little problem in the Spanish language because “to ask” can be translated as “preguntar” or as “pedir”. … Sigue leyendo Preguntar or pedir?