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The Spanish Voseo: When, Where, and How to Use It Posted by on Apr 25, 2016

If you studied Spanish in a high school classroom, you probably learned on day one about the two different forms of addressing someone in the second person: tú and usted. Not so hard–one for familiar folks like friends and family, the other for the people you’d give a “Mr.” or “Mrs.” to in English, and ya…

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Spanish Lesson Beginner 20 To need, to want, to prefer Posted by on Aug 3, 2011

¡Hola! ¿Cómo estáis? I hope very much that you are enjoying my Spanish video lessons and are starting to feel more confident with your Spanish. We are now up to lesson 20 in the beginner course and you have learned a great deal of the basics. Today we will look at three new, very useful…

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Verbs in -ducir Posted by on Jul 18, 2008

We know that a suffix is often added to a word stem to create new words, but that isn’t always the case. Let’s take the example of the suffix –ducir in Spanish and some verbs formed with it: conducir, reducir, deducir, etc. Such verbs are derived from Latin ducere, which meant “to lead”. The examples…

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