Category: Grammar

How to use verbs in conversations

How to use Spanish verbs in conversations In order to learn how to use the Spanish present tense verbs in a conversation, you have to get familiar with the most common verbs and how to use them in context. As you probably know exists regular and irregular verbs. Also before working on the most common ones you have to learn the most common expressions in Spanish present tense situations. Una…

How to apply questions from grammar in a conversation

Important Questions for A1 & A2 Beginners What’s new? What have you been doing lately? Useful Expressions for Present Progressive a lot, less, more, a lot more, not much Qué hay de nuevo? Qué estas (hacer-to do)  haciendo últimamente? Expresiones para estudiar en español mucho (a lot), menos (less), mas (more), mucho mas (much more), no mucho (not much) Estoy trabajando mucho Estoy comiendo menos Qué vas hacer este fin de semana?…

Spanish language exchange

A Spanish language exchange could be a website or an app where you can meet a Spanish native speaker either in person or online. How does it work a Spanish exchange work? If your native tongue is English you can help the Spanish speaker with their English and they will help you in Spanish. This is why most of the platforms that helps you find people are free.  The ones…

Complementary activities

Also to all my students I say what we do is not enough. This is where the resources come. It has to have something that you do outside either a mobile classroom or real one. Social component. Has to have a possibility for them to meet natives, this is where meetup.com comes to practice oraly or conversationexchange.com concept where you can talk on Skype with someone in Mexico. Still I…

Spanish course online

Study plan Core course per CEFR ‘s level: A B C Prize Icing to the cake is prices if you achive so many point like related to langauges or fun. 50% off a trip if we make deals with travel agencies, or $1 dollar in sturbucks until they reach money for a coffee.   Option and connections to learn in a real classroom Which the training won’t be so difficult…

Spanish placement test

Has to have a human, to explain how it works to test their Spanish. And which level they should start. It is personal. It should be divided in levels because in that way we can redirect the resources, maybe not the events and the games, if we use testlegends wont be necessary because you can google the topic. Why? –          A clear idea. Education about the strategy of teaching so…

Spanish learning style

Education on yourself to learn a language – Do you want to talk and you do not care if you have a mistkae – You want to control every single word and get you stuck to speak – You study study but cannot speak – Advice on understanding the behavior of the Learning a language is a lot about getting to know your personality, the thing we can do is…

Skleton LALC Online

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Spanish Imperfect tense

The Spanish Imperfect tense beyond other uses (that we will see later) , the preterite imperfect it is used to describe habits, customs and circumstances en a moment from the past. The preterite imperfect is equivalent to the Present (habitual) but referred to the past. It has their own grammar: trabajar comer vivir (yo) trabaj-aba com-ía viv-ía (tú) trabaj-abas com-ías viv-ías (usted, él, ella) trabaj-aba com-ía viv-ía (nosotros, -.as) trabaj-ábamos com-íamos viv-íamos (vosotros,…

b) Atone pronouns (pronombres átonos)

Definición: The atonic personal pronouns function as complemento directo orindirecto (direct or indirect object), or as part of the verbos pronominales(verbs with an obligatory atonic pronoun). Ex: maquillarse (to put on makeup), él se afeita (he shaves). These pronouns are enclíticos when the ‘se’ comes after the verb (ex:sentarse (to sit down)). They are proclíticos when the ‘se’ comes before the verb (ex: me siento (I sit down)). Unstressed personal pronouns are personal pronouns which have the function of director indirect object complement. Types of Atone personal pronouns…