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Spanish Suffixes: Diminutive, Augmentative, Pejorative and More!

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In this article, we’ll be looking at different kinds of suffixes in Spanish. First we’ll talk about what they are, then we’ll look at the different types! Quick Navigation What are Spanish suffixes?How to form the Spanish suffixesDiminutiveAugmentativePejorative Suffixes that show us the category of word What are Spanish suffixes?A suffix is pretty much just […]

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Possessives in Spanish: The Simple Guide

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This article is for you to read at your own pace. It’s our pleasure to provide you with this lesson.What are Spanish possessives?Possessives (in bold above) are used to describe who owns (or possesses) something. We can split Spanish possessives into groups: 1) Possessive adjectivesShort formLonger form2) Possessive pronouns We’ll look at them bit by bit! Quick […]

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Spanish Demonstrative Adjectives and Demonstrative Pronouns: A Quick Guide

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Welcome to this article on Spanish demonstratives. As demonstrative adjectives and demonstrative pronouns are slightly different, we’ll start by looking at the adjectives and then move on to the pronouns.What is a demonstrative adjective?Demonstratives demonstrate which thing is being talked about. Adjectives are words that modify nouns. So basically, a demonstrative adjective is a word […]

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Spanish Adverbs: An Easy Guide for Beginners

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Welcome to this article where we’ll talk about how Spanish adverbs work. via GIPHY Quick Navigation What is an adverb? Spanish adverbs of mannerAdverbial phrases of mannerSpanish adverbs of placeAdverbs of time and frequencyIntensifiersMuy bien… What is an adverb? When we think of adverbs, we usually think of words that modify verbs. But did you know they can […]

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The Passive Se and Impersonal Se in Spanish

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Se is used in lots of different scenarios in Spanish, for example, we see it in reflexive verbs. In this lesson, we’ll show you three other ways to use it: Passive se, se + transitive verb + personal a, and impersonal se. Quick Navigation 1. Passive se (‘se’ pasiva/’se’ refleja) 2. Se + transitive verb + personal […]

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Getting to Know the Spanish Modal Auxiliary Verbs

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Ready to find out what Spanish modal auxiliary verbs are, and how to use them? Don’t worry, they’re not as scary as they sound! Read on to know about it. Quick Navigation What is a Spanish modal auxiliary verb?QuererPoderSaberDifference between poder and saberDeberTener que SolerHaberQuiz time!ConclusionA Complete Step-by-Step Method to Learn Spanish What is a Spanish […]

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Spanish Conjunctions: A Quick and Easy Guide

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Want to learn about Spanish conjunctions?  This article aims to outline the main types of conjunctions, and then give details on how to use the most common ones. Quick Navigation What is a Spanish conjunction and what is it used for?Common types of conjunctionsSpanish Coordinating Conjunctions y (and)ni… ni… (neither… nor…)  o (or)o… o… (either… or…) […]

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Spanish Conditional Tense: A Quick Guide for Learners

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If we wrote an article on the Spanish conditional tense, would you read it?Okay, so the sentence you just read used the conditional. The conditional tense is used to describe what would happen. You can use it when talking about hypothetical situations, e.g. ‘I would buy the dress.’ via GIPHY Quick Navigation How to form the […]

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A Simple Guide to the Spanish Preterite Tense

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¡Hola! In this article, we’ll be looking at what the Spanish preterite is, and how to use it. Enjoy! Quick Navigation What is the Spanish preterite tense?When should we use the Spanish preterite tense?How is it different from the other types of past tense? How do we form the preterite? As always, not everything is […]

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A No-Nonsense Guide to Spanish Imperfect Tense

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The imperfect tense, also known as the pretérito imperfecto, is super useful for talking about the past. Luckily, it’s not too complicated, either! Read on to learn how it works. Quick Navigation What is the Spanish imperfect tense?When do I use it?How do I form it? Irregular verbs Ser (to be) Ver (to see) What is […]

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