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Beginner Spanish Review Lesson 24 The Spanish verb To Like El verbo Gustar Posted by on Apr 30, 2013

¡Hola! ¿Cómo estáis? Today we are going to practice the Spanish verb To Like El verbo Gustar. This is one of those essential Spanish verbs that you will find yourself using all the time. It is also a little tricky to use and for that reason it is a good idea to practice with it…

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How to use “m” and “n” in Spanish Posted by on Apr 29, 2013

Hello, there! Did you have a good weekend? I hope you did! Both letters “m” and “n” have the same sound when they come at the end of a syllble, for example, in words like completo [complete], cambio [change], cinco [five], algún [some], among others. We follow some rules: 1. Before p and b we…

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Spanish vocabulary: En el barrio Posted by on Apr 26, 2013

Hey, there! Whenever we travel to a Spanish-speaking country we go sightseeing and knowing exactly what places are called in Spanish is a good way to get around town. But before we move on to learning the actual words, let me share some vocabulary learning tips with you guys, so you will be able to…

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Reading Spanish news: unemployment. Posted by on Apr 25, 2013

Hoy estaba intentando elegir algún tema interesante para escribir mi post y compartir con vosotros. Estaba pensando en nuestro último Día del libro (una celebración que me encanta), o sobre oficios curiosos, como el de farero (hace poco conocí a uno, y fue muy interesante), pero tras leer las noticias, me encuentro con un ánimo…

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Don’t just learn a language, use it! Posted by on Apr 24, 2013

Hey, everybody! How’s it going? One of the biggest complaints that I get as a language teacher is that students take classes, do their homework, but still they can’t speak fluently. They say, “I learn a word today, but I can’t remember it the other day.” “Where am I going to use this?” “I keep…

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Beginner Spanish Review Lesson 23 Days, months, adverbs of frequency, and leisure activities in Spanish Posted by on Apr 22, 2013

¡Hola! ¿Qué tal? Today we are going to practice some useful verbs related to leisure activities in Spanish, the days of the week in Spanish, the months of the year in Spanish and Spanish adverbs of frequency. Answers to all tasks involved in this lesson will be given at the end of the post and…

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Idioms with verb “quitar” Posted by on Apr 22, 2013

Hello, there! A couple of weeks ago I posted about how to use the verb quitar correctly, because it is so similar to sacar. Today I am going to teach you some idioms, those expressions that always give us a hard time due to the fact that they don’t usually mean what their independent…

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