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Telling Stories In Spanish Posted by on Jan 15, 2015

¡Hola! ¿Qué tal? I 2010 I wrote a small article with some expressions we use to tell stories. Let’s suppose you already know some Spanish, you master the grammar and now you want to go deeper and master Spanish conversation. Here are some very, very useful sentences you can learn (because they’re ready-made). Learning…

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Beginner Spanish Conversation: Talking About Yourself Posted by on Nov 19, 2014

¡Hola! ¿Cómo estás? Espero que estés bien. Today we’re going to practice asking and answering questions in Spanish, for beginners. First you’ll read a short text, then you’ll have some questions and answers to practice your speaking skills. Listen and repeat the text as many times as you can. You’ll see that Spanish will actually…

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Business: Making Appointments in Spanish Posted by on Aug 11, 2014

Hello there! So you’re already pretty good at Spanish and want to improve your business language – this post is for you! We’re going to start with how to make appointments in a business scenario. Remember that these are ready-made sentences that are going to help you because you don’t need to reinvent the wheel…

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Making polite requests in Spanish Posted by on Mar 27, 2014

In Spanish, as well as in English, there are different ways of making requests or asking somebody to do something. They can be made in a direct way, as a command, which can be considered improper or too rude depending on the context, and in an indirect way. Polite requests are always correct, but more…

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Review: Los Verbos de Cambio Posted by on Mar 10, 2014

Hello, there! Let’s kick this week off with a very interesting dialogue that uses lots of the verbos de cambio. Read the dialogue over and over again and see how natural it is. Keep practicing it! Two neighbors are talking: A: ¡Hola! B: ¡Hola, maja! A: ¿Qué pasa?, te encuentro fatal. B: Ya ves……

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Learning with dialogues: What do you like? Posted by on Feb 16, 2014

Hello, there! Let’s kick off this week with a sample dialogue between Ramón and Juan. [audio:https://blogs.transparent.com/spanish/files/2014/02/what-do-you-like-01.mp3] Ramón: ¿Qué te gustaría ser si no fueras webdesigner? [What would you like to be if you weren’t a webdesigner?] Juan: No lo sé. No me veo haciendo otra cosa. Aunque tal vez hubiera sido veterinario, me gustan los…

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Expressing Your Opinion in Spanish Posted by on Jan 10, 2014

Hello, there! Today we are going to read a small dialogue to introduce our topic today: how to express your opinion in Spanish. Me Parece Un Tipo Profesional Gabriel: ¿Qué opinas del nuevo empleado de la oficina? [What do you think of the new office employee?] Andrés: Me parece que le está yendo bien. Se…

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