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
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
Antonio Machado.  El Viajero. Podcast 1

Antonio Machado. El Viajero. Podcast 1

Learning a new language it is not only memorice words and study grammar. That is why in “Spanish & Valencia ” we start a new project to help you  learn  Spanish through the literature. Every week we will introduce a relevant Spanish writer or poet .  Thank to our podcast  you will able to read...

13 October, 201914 October, 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
Here are some Spanish linguistic and etymological curiosities you didn’t know

Here are some Spanish linguistic and etymological curiosities you didn’t know

Spanish is a very rich language and since it comes from Latin some of its words have very interesting etymologies. If you like lingüistics and want to learn more about Spanish language, here a few things you probably didn’t know: The word cálculo (calculus), cálculo biliar (gallstone) and cálculo renal (kidney stone) all come from the...

2 May, 20192 May, 2019by
Five things you didn’t know about Valencia

Five things you didn’t know about Valencia

  Valencia is one of the most popular cities in Spain and recieves many tourists a year, that love to explore the city and learn about its history. But it also holds a few surprising secrets that even some native valencians don’t know. If you are interested in learning some of these secrets so you...

23 April, 201923 April, 2019by