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)

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

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?

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