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  1. Learn the basics about the Spanish alphabet. We’ll be releasing other lessons about phonetics in the future to improve your comprehension of this matter. A few things to note about the Spanish alphabet. The Spanish alphabet is also called “abecedario”, consists of 27 letters, 22 consonants and 5 vowels. The Spanish language is written using […]
  2. Greetings in Spanish are pretty much alike many other languages, including English. Usually people will always say they’re fine if you are not well acquainted, even if they’re not ok. It is almost a cliché to start a conversation with anyone. When using greetings in Spanish it is important to pay attention to forms (formal/ informal) […]
  3. After learning greetings in Spanish, is time to acquire new vocabulary vocabulary with the so called “true friends”, words that mean the same in both languages. Many of these words are “cognates“, meaning that they have a common etymology, or have been borrowed from other languages. As you must have already noticed English and Spanish […]
  4. As in most languages, there are words that look the same but they have a completely different meaning. It also happens between Spanish and English, you can find words that look and sound similar but their meaning is totally different or opposite. They are known as false friends and we have a few in Spanish that […]
  5. Where are you from? ¿De dónde eres? Learn how to answer this question in Spanish Hello again! Today we are going to learn how to ask for personal details, such as nationalities. As you can see below, nationalities can change depending on gender. We are going to divide the adjectives in three categories: first, adjectives […]
  6. Hello again! Today we are going to learn how to meet people in Spanish. One of the best things about traveling to a foreign country is to come back with news friends. Let’s have a look to the table below, there you can find many question to start a conversation in Spanish. This article is […]
  7. The difference between definite articles (“determinados“) and indefinite articles (“indeterminados“) can be observed in the following two sentences: Give me the blue pen (a particular or definite pen) Give me a pen, please (any of a number of pens or an indefinite pen) The difference between definite and indefinite articles is the difference between talking […]
  8. Looking for a job? In this lesson we’re going to learn a little about professions in Spanish language. Before continuing, please check the previous lesson on articles in Spanish. Following the lesson about personal information, you may want to exchange impressions about the other person’s work and profession. In Spanish as well as in English, […]
  9. Verbs in Spanish are similar to English verbs in some aspects, but they’re very different in most aspects. As they are a core element in all languages and a very complex subject, we’ll be publishing several lessons about verbs after this one. By now, let’s just start with the basics. A verb is an action […]
  10. In this lesson we will learn about possessive adjectives, that are very important elements in all languages. In order to make it more enjoyable, we’ll practice this topic through the vocabulary associated with degrees of relationship in Spanish, because they are used together in most practical situations. Moreover, we’ll extend it through the use of […]