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Category Archives for Spanish Grammar

A Quick Guide to the Spanish Gerund

Welcome to this guide to the Spanish gerund!The gerund is also known as the ‘continuous present,’ but don’t be put off by the weird names, all it means is verbs in the ‘-ing’ form, e.g., ‘You are learning.’ Quick Navigation How to form the Spanish GerundWhen to use the Spanish GerundWhen NOT to use the […]

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Spanish Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns (Not to be Confused with Reflexive Pronouns!)

¡Hola! In this lesson, let’s discuss Spanish direct and indirect object pronouns.You might have seen little words in Spanish like me, te, lo, nos, etc. These words are called object pronouns (los pronombres personales de complemento) which can be split into three types: direct indirect reflexive With this article we aim to show you how […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Spanish Future Tense

“The past, present, and future walked into a bar … it was tense.”  via GIPHY (We claim no credit for that so-bad-it’s-good joke!) The future tense is obviously very important for—well—talking about the future. Whether you want to talk about your intended future plans or some other inevitability, you’ll need the future tense.In Spanish there are […]

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How to Make Comparisons in Spanish

When learning a new language, it’s quite important to learn how to compare things. In this blog article, we’ll look at Spanish comparatives and superlatives, learn about making comparisons in Spanish, and also some handy phrases that can be slipped into conversation or writing! Quick Navigation ComparativesSuperlativesIrregularMás de/Menos dePhrases that use comparativesQuiz time!Final word A […]

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A Quick Guide to the Spanish Perfect Tense

Being able to conjugate verbs in the perfect tense is a great skill to have, as it helps you to describe things that have occurred in the past. All you need to know is how to conjugate one verb (haber), and how to form past participles. Read on to learn how to do it! via […]

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How to Tell the Time in Spanish

HOW TO TELL TIME IN SPANISH

¡Hola! Telling the time is an important skill, so we’ve given you a complete guide to telling the time in Spanish, split into handy sections. Sit back, relax, and let’s learn some Spanish! Quick Navigation I. Num​​​​​bersII. O’clockBONUS:III. Half pastIV. Quarter pastV. Quarter toVI. Minutes pastVII. Minutes toVIII. A few extras:IX. 12-hour vs 24-hour clockX. […]

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Spanish Nouns: A Quick and Easy Guide for Beginners

Introduction to Spanish Nouns

Looking to learn about Spanish nouns and noun genders? This short article will answer your basic questions about the topic. Here’s what’s inside: Quick Navigation I. What are Spanish nouns?Quick exerciseII. Spanish noun gendersHere are some basic rules to remember on Spanish noun gendersAdditional rulesIs it a boy… no it’s a girl! Oh, it’s both!III. Conclusion […]

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If You Can Pass this Quiz, You Definitely Get Basic Spanish Grammar!

BASIC SPANISH GRAMMAR QUIZ

Some people love grammar; some people hate it. No matter what, though, we all need to learn it. How are you doing with this area of Spanish? Test your knowledge of basic Spanish grammar with this quiz.  

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The Ultimate Spanish Conjugation Quiz

Spanish Conjugation Quiz

Conjugations are an annoyingly necessary part of learning Spanish. From day one, Spanish language students are immersed in a world of “first-person singular; second-person singular familiar, third person…” Well, I don’t think I need to go on. Want to put your conjugation skills to the test? Take the quiz below to find out where you […]

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Spanish Grammar Lesson: Direct vs Indirect Speech

Spanish Grammar Lesson

The difference between direct and indirect speech (also called reported speech) is pretty easy to understand.   But it’s not very easy to apply when speaking in a foreign language. It is a very important part of communicating, however, and plays an major role in most conversations. Read on for a quick introduction and guide […]

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