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
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
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
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?