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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 … Continue reading

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Second conjugation verbs (er)

Those verbs ending in -er are second conjugation verbs. To form the preterit, called the pretérito, of such verbs in Spanish, do the following: Verbo : Comer 1. Drop the infinitive ending, -er. This produces the verb stem. com / … Continue reading

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Spanish preterite – Regular verbs

Regular verbs The regular verbs as you probably know from the present tense, are the ones that do not change their stem. First conjugation verbs  (ar)   Second conjugation verbs  (er)   Third conjuation verbs (ir)   The Preterit Tense … Continue reading

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Spanish preterite – Uses and features

Uses and features The preterit describes the past as a completed action. The preterit may report on past events as complete units of time. It may focus on the beginning, the end, or the entire event. Use 1 The preterit … Continue reading

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Independent sentences like “quizas” maybe

Independent clauses and not subordinated Use 1 We cannot assure if the person that wish of the person is going to become true or not ¡Maldito seas! Dios te oiga; (I hope God listens to you) descanse en paz; (when someone … Continue reading

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Gender of the Spanish nouns

Gender of the Spanish nouns Spanish Masculine Nouns Spanish Femenine Nouns There are three types of genders, masculine, feminine and neutral, and the Spanish nouns have different ways to distinguish if they are feminine or masculine and some ways you … Continue reading

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Verbs of motion and static

Verbos de movimiento y estativos (y otros verbos asociadossemánticamente a ellos) Verbos de movimiento sin desplazamiento Verbos de desplazamiento

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Definition and Characteristics

Spanish Prepositions Prepositions constitute kind of closed word. The Spanish prepositions are:  are a closed word class. The Spanish prepositions are: a, ante, bajo, con, contra, de, desde,  en, entre, hacia, hasta,  para, por, según, sin, sobre , tras, durante y mediante.   Characteristics The words are … Continue reading

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Closing

Expressions in order to close an informal letter Con cariño, Besos, Con amor, (if it is your best friend or a good friend) Un abrazo, (if it is an informal relation, but if  it is a close friend it is … Continue reading

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After the salutation

How to write an informal Spanish letter Source HERE ¡Fue un placer conocerte! – It was nice meeting you! Only the first time that you write after you first meet her/his ¿Cómo estás? // ¿Cómo te va? // ¿Cómo te ha … Continue reading

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