Test time V

¡Hola! I hope you are well. Today it´s test time. Are you ready? Copy and paste the following link and you will be able to know your knowledge in Spanish about adverbs, accents, prepositions and verbs. Good luck! https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=DQSIkWdsW0yxEjajBLZtrQAAAAAAAAAAAAN__j6ITIJUN0w2VFFYMDNDTlc3T1lGNkhFVkhPR1lHMi4u Let me know if you have any doubts! You can always leave a comment or send … Sigue leyendo Test time V

Adverbios

What is an adverb? These words describe how actions are done. For example, She understood the explanation. She quickly understood the explanation. The adverb quickly is giving you information about how the action of understanding was done by her. Also, an adverb can precise the meaning of an adjective. For example, She is calm. She … Sigue leyendo Adverbios

Tipos de desayuno en (establecimientos de) España

Estaba hablando hace poco con Tom y le comentaba lo siguiente: -Oye, pues ayer comí un par de huevos con panceta (bacon) y me encantó mi desayuno. Me respondía: -Me falta algo, no sé, beans (judías), toast (tostada), black pudding (morcilla)… En efecto, se estaba refiriendo a lo que se conoce como “desayuno inglés” o … Sigue leyendo Tipos de desayuno en (establecimientos de) España

Comparisons in Spanish

Hello! How are you doing? I hope you are great! Today we are going to talk about comparisons in Spanish. It is going to be easy, I promise. Let’s start. You can describe a noun with an adjective, for example: Esta ciudad es bonita. (This city is beautiful). However, what happens if you want to … Sigue leyendo Comparisons in Spanish

Spanish punctuation

Hello, everyone! Today we are going to talk about the importance of punctuation. Of course, it is not only important in Spanish but also in the rest of the languages. First, we are going to see the definition of punctuation and, after that, types of punctuation marks and their uses. Are you ready? What is … Sigue leyendo Spanish punctuation

Common pronunciation mistakes that English native speakers tend to make

First of all, I would like to say that the objective of learning a new language is not being perfect. Speaking perfectly the target language is not the aim. I do not want to enter into a long debate, however, let me write here a question: what is perfection in languages? We have not met … Sigue leyendo Common pronunciation mistakes that English native speakers tend to make

Ser or estar?

Hi, there! I hope you are well! Today the issue is “ser or estar?”. This can be a bit tricky because ser is translated into English as “to be” and estar is translated into English as…”to be” too. Then, when must I use “ser” and “estar”? You are going to discover the answer to this … Sigue leyendo Ser or estar?

¿Me gusta o me gustan?

Do you remember how you identify the subject? The subject ALWAYS agrees with the verb, I mean, they refer to the same person (1st, 2nd or 3rd) and the same number (singular or plural). Also, the subject indicates who does the action indicated by the verb. Then, if I say: Yo canto una canción. Nosotros … Sigue leyendo ¿Me gusta o me gustan?

How can I do a writing task?

When we need to do a writing task, I’m sure that many times you have experienced the sensation of being blocked in front of a piece of paper or in front of a Word document. Not all cases are like that. Sometimes you feel creative and you’re willing to write, however, your draft is not … Sigue leyendo How can I do a writing task?

Why is grammar important?

Today I will remind you why grammar is important. Yesterday a student asked me if it’s correct to say Me llama Lucía y Me llamo Pedro. Then I asked him: -"why do you change the ending in Lucía?" This student replied: -"because it’s a girl and Pedro is a boy". Then I quickly understood that … Sigue leyendo Why is grammar important?