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?

Spanish prepositions test! (IV)

Hi, there! How are you doing? I hope you’re ready for this Spanish quiz about prepositions. Do you get on well with them? Let’s see! Good luck! Level of this quiz: GCSE Follow the link and you will be able to complete the quiz 😊 . How has the test been? Share the … Sigue leyendo Spanish prepositions test! (IV)

Test time III

Hello, there! How are you doing? I hope you’re great! Today we can do a check about your Spanish knowledge, what do you think about? 1.Do you think that it’s correct the following sentence? Los bolígrafos y las pinturas son necesarias para el colegio. -Es correcta -Es incorrecta 2. Querría visitar el sur de Argentina. … Sigue leyendo Test time III

Direct object pronouns (la, las, lo, los)

First of all, what are the direct object pronouns? They are pronouns, then they replace a noun. We use them, essentially to avoid repetitions. For example, Voy a comprar un abrigo y voy a usar el abrigo durante el invierno. (I’m going to buy a coat and I’m going to wear the coat during the … Sigue leyendo Direct object pronouns (la, las, lo, los)

Para (Spanish preposition)

Today we will talk about the word para. Para is a preposition and we use it in concrete cases. When you say in English: “I am going to the supermarket to buy food for this week”, you’re using prepositions, exactly “to” and “for”. However, we are going to talk about “to” before “buy food for … Sigue leyendo Para (Spanish preposition)

Test time! (II)

Hello, there! How are you doing? Today I’ve got prepared a quiz for you. If you want to review your knowledge about Spanish (from Year 8-9 if you're studying in England), this is your quiz. Don’t worry if you don’t know all the questions. You’ve got time to learn more and improve your level of … Sigue leyendo Test time! (II)