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)
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)
Prefixes II (in Spanish)
Have you read the last post about prefixes? This is a continuation. I’m happy with your progress and you know now what a prefix is. It’s time to discover what the most common prefixes are! I’ll write a table with some of the common prefixes in Spanish, their meaning and, finally, an example. If you … Sigue leyendo Prefixes II (in Spanish)
Subject and verb in simple sentences in Spanish
Hello, there! How are you doing? Today we’re going to talk about the subject and the verb in a simple sentences. Of course, if you are able to identify the subject and the verb in simple sentences, you’ll do the same in complex one. What is the subject? The subject performs the action. And what … Sigue leyendo Subject and verb in simple sentences in Spanish
Spanish clauses (main clause and subordinate clause)
Hi, there! How are you doing? Today we are talking about types of Spanish clauses. I am sure that when I compare Spanish clauses to English clauses, you will be able to understand it quickly! Let’s go! What is a clause? It is a group of words that have a subject and a verb. Also, … Sigue leyendo Spanish clauses (main clause and subordinate clause)
Zero and First conditionals (English-Español)
Hello! How are you doing? Do you know “English conditionals”? I am sure that if you have studied English, you have the knowledge about this issue. There are 4 conditionals in English: zero, first, second and third. Today, we are going to talk about zero and first conditionals. ZERO CONDITIONAL When you use it, you … Sigue leyendo Zero and First conditionals (English-Español)
Pretérito indefinido. Modo indicativo (Preterite in Spanish)
We use this verbal tense when we want to refer to a completed actions in the past. For example, -In 2005 I went to Rome (En 2005 fui a Roma) -Last week I booked an appointment with the GP (La semana pasada reserve una cita con el médico) Normally this verbal form goes with some … Sigue leyendo Pretérito indefinido. Modo indicativo (Preterite in Spanish)
Es una locución latina. ¿Cuál es su significado? Literalmente significa con movimiento propio, aunque se emplea con el sentido de voluntariamente, por propia iniciativa (rae.es)… No obstante, los hablantes de español en muchas ocasiones no respetan la forma de esta conjunción latina y, por ejemplo, mediante una síncopa consonántica omiten la pronunciación del fonema /r/ … Sigue leyendo «Motu proprio»
Y or e?
Hello, there! What are you up to? I hope you’re doing well. Today I’ve got an essential topic for you and, at the same time, it’s easy. We start! If you want to connect two sentences, you can use “y” as a linker. It’s perfect! However, you can not use always “y”, how come? Because … Sigue leyendo Y or e?
¿Quién o quien?
Hi, there! What are you up to? Today we talk about two pronouns: quién and quien. Do you know the differences? Let’s go! WHO WHO is a pronoun that we use to substitute people, BUT it is important to remember that you had to mention before this people. In other words, when you are talking … Sigue leyendo ¿Quién o quien?