Ser vs. Estar — Which One to Use?

Ser vs. Estar — Which One to Use?

The verbs SER and ESTAR are the main connecting words in Spanish, but they are often confused because both verbs translate as “to be”. Nevertheless, each one has an absolutely different meaning. If you have ever been confused by SER vs ESTAR, then this post will help you with a list all of the most...

17 February, 202017 February, 2020by
10 words that change meanings in Spanish from singular to plural.

10 words that change meanings in Spanish from singular to plural.

Today’s quick Spanish class  we are going to talk about 10 words that change meanings depending on if they are being used in plural or singular. Learning Spanish can be difficult, but some of these words are used the same way in English, which will make them easier to learn! Celo / Celos Celo is...

17 December, 201917 December, 2019by
Ser bueno vs Estar bueno

Ser bueno vs Estar bueno

You know what? It is not the same to say in Spanish ‘Marcos es bueno’ o ‘Marcos está bueno’ Here you will see what is the difference.😜

10 December, 201910 December, 2019by
Pretérito Indefinido en español / Indefinited Preterite

Pretérito Indefinido en español / Indefinited Preterite

In Spanish we use four verb tenses in Indicative mode to talk about the past. In this infographic I leave you how the Indefinite Preterite (Pretérito Indefinido in Spanish) is conjugated, the equivalent in some cases to the  past simple in English. My recommendation, as Spanish tutor, to  not to be wrong when using this...

3 November, 20193 November, 2019by
Some binomials in Spanish you’ll want to use sooner or later

Some binomials in Spanish you’ll want to use sooner or later

Binomials or word pairs are idioms in Spanish with the peculiar characteristic of having two words from the same grammatical class like nouns, adjectives, pronouns, etc. There are different types of binomials, some of which are based on sound, synonyms and antonyms, repetition, etc. and though they aren’t always binomials in both languages, it is still...

21 March, 201921 March, 2019by

Para or Por

The use of  “PARA” and “POR” in Spanish is sometimes confusing because both  can  be  traslated as “FOR” Here you will find a trick between some of the uses  of   “PARA” and “POR”   PARA  –> purpose – goal The use of  PARA in Spanish is related to the PURPOSE or  GOAL. As a...

12 June, 20174 June, 2018by

Presentación del Anuario 2016 del Instituto Cervantes, El español en el mundo.

  El director del Instituto Cervantes, Víctor García de la Concha, tiene el placer de invitarle el próximomartes, 13 de diciembre a las 12.30 horas, a la presentación del Anuario del Instituto Cervantes 2016,El español en el mundo. Una publicación que presenta informaciones precisas y fiables sobre la lengua española y la cultura en español...

8 December, 20164 June, 2018by
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