Annabel Beilby, Author at My Daily Spanish
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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?QuererPoderSaberDeber Tener que Soler Haber Quiz time! Conclusion What is a Spanish modal auxiliary verb?An auxiliary verb, […]

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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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A Quick Guide to Negatives in Spanish

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Okay, I’m usually a pretty positive person, but it’s time to get negative! Using negatives in Spanish is important, and can make your language seem a lot more sophisticated, so let’s look at how to do it (but stay positive throughout the lesson)!via GIPHY Quick Navigation Double negatives in Spanish are okay! Word order No […]

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Por and Para: What’s the Difference?

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Por and para both translate into English as ‘for,’ but they can’t be used interchangeably! In this article we’ll show you when to opt for por and when to pick para.  via GIPHYThe way some people like to look at it is that por is used for looking back to the cause or origin of […]

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Quiz: Which Spanish-speaking Actor or Actress Are You?

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The Spanish-speaking world is full of acting talent, and some of the biggest names in Hollywood come from Spanish-speaking backgrounds. Take this quiz to find out which one you’re most like! Remember, this quiz is just for fun, so we hope you enjoy it! There are plenty of Spanish-language movies starring some really big names, […]

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