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How to describe someone physically, en español Posted by on Feb 23, 2012

Hey, there! How’ve you been? Let’s learn some very interesting sentences to learn how to describe someone physically in Spanish. But before that, let me give you a tip: when you repeat these sentences, try to remember someone you know who has those features; that should make it easier for you to remember the words…

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Spanish Lesson Beginner 29 Indefinite pronouns and adjectives in Spanish Posted by on Feb 1, 2012

Hola ¿Cómo estáis? In this Beginner Level Spanish lesson we will learn all about Spanish indefinite pronouns and adjectives. These are words such as some, any, something, and anything in English. As with English, the Spanish indefinite pronoun or adjective you use depends on whether the sentence is negative, positive or a question. In English…

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“Sobre el idioma español”, the parody of a poem Posted by on Nov 29, 2011

Today´s post will probably be a bit hard for beginners, but it is a good summary about some of the problems we can find when studying my language. This poem was written in 1921 by Pablo Parellada, a satiric writer , novelist, playwright, and humorous draftsman who used such funny nicknames as “Melitón González”or “Pancho…

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Vocabulary test: adjectives to describe people Posted by on Oct 4, 2011

Hi, there! Instead of giving you a boring list of adjetives to describe people, I decided to prepare a little test for you. I will give you a sentence and you will have to choose an adjective from the list below that corresponds to that definition. Remember to make good use of your dictionary, take…

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How to use the word “demás” Posted by on Jul 18, 2011

Demás is a very common word in Spanish and it has four basic uses in Spanish. Let’s check them out! 1. Preceded by los and las it means the (other) people, the others. Todavía estamos en la oficina pero los demás ya se fueron. We’re still in the office but the others are already gone. (the…

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Spanish Lesson Beginner 19 Comparisons Posted by on Jul 13, 2011

¡Hola a todos! Today we are going to see how to make comparisons in Spanish using the transport vocabulary we learned in our last beginner lesson. Más… que: More …. than Menos….que: Less …than Tan ….. como: As….as So, for example, if you want to say “smaller than” you will have to say “más pequeño…

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Adjectives with Pablo Neruda Posted by on Jun 6, 2011

Pablo Neruda (07/12/1904 – 09/23/1973) was born in Parral, Chile and died in Santiago de Chile. His real name was Ricardo Neftalí Reyes Basoalto. Besides being a poet, he was also a translator and a diplomat. He won the Literature Nobel Prize in 1971 and his writings greatly influenced Latin American literature. Today we’re going…

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