Gender in Spanish can determine meaning

Gender in Spanish can determine meaning

As you already know, Spanish nouns have genders. This can be difficult for people whose mother tongue doesn’t have genders, but it makes learning Spanish extra confusing when you discover that sometimes changing the gender of a word can also change it’s meaning! Don’t worry, this doesn’t happen with all words, not even with most,...

5 May, 20215 May, 2021by
Some weird Spanish words that most spaniards are not ok with

Some weird Spanish words that most spaniards are not ok with

Spanish, as most languages, is a living languages which means that it is constantly evolving and that is why learning Spanish can be so difficult. Some of these changes happen naturally, because the way we talk and pronounce certain words gradually change and other changes happen because of the influence of other languages, mostly English....

7 April, 20217 April, 2021by
REFLECTIONS AND GOALS IN YOUR LEARNING

REFLECTIONS AND GOALS IN YOUR LEARNING

Studying a new language is not easy and even less so when it comes to Spanish. It is a tricky language both to speak and to write, and making mistakes is very easy, but do not worry, even native speakers sometimes make it wrong! In the coming article we would like to introduce you some...

18 November, 202018 November, 2020by
Verbal Periphrasis in Spanish

Verbal Periphrasis in Spanish

The verbal periphrasis, also known as a verbal structure is a special grammatical structure that consists of two or more verbs that take on a new meaning when used together. We can not do without them, because with their help such actions are transmitted, which simply words cannot express. All the verbal structures in Spanish...

10 March, 202010 March, 2020by
10 most common mistakes that Spanish learners make

10 most common mistakes that Spanish learners make

It is not easy to be self-taught student for many reasons, one of which is ignorance of effective techniques and the inevitable commission of many mistakes concerning the process of studying the material itself. Today Spanish&Valencia describes in detail common misconceptions that can lead to a weakening of the student’s motivation and stop trying to...

2 March, 20202 March, 2020by
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
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
Don’t get lost in the market!

Don’t get lost in the market!

Enjoy learning Spanish  with our special Spanish course “Spanish in Real Life” . Let’s go to the market together!! The fruits of May that we welcome in this spring month in Valencia  are many and varied: new colors, smells and tastes that flood our senses. Now, that’s not all. In the field of spring vegetables...

6 May, 20196 May, 2019by