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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 / to eat —> com- 2. Add the following endings to the stem:

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 of Reflexive Verbs

Countries and nationalities in Spanish – Part 2

Central America in Spanish

America Central

Countries and nationalities in Spanish – Part 1

Verbs of motion and static

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

Prepositions with their own meaning

Prepositions with their own meaning   There are prepositions with their own meaning, others with meaning from the context, and others, without any meaning. Some prepositions have their own inherent meaning .   For example (Por ejemplo): sin: indicates company denied, lack, lack, and so on. bajo: designate an inferior, submissive, and so on. sobre: means ‘above’, ‘about’, approach, and so on. atrás: refers to a place or space after ante: means ‘before’, “Regarding” to the situation. But often, the same preposition gives different meanings, we deduce from the…

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 unstressed. (Except “según”) These words are unchanged (not have endings) They can never act with syntactic autonomy   Functions Its function is to associate words with syntactic autonomy to liaise between them. The relation established is always subordinate…


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  a little bit cold) Te quiere, (if it is a friend or boyfriend or girlfriend) Saludos, (if it is your coworker or an adult your are talking about that you…

Letter body expressions

How to write an informal Spanish letter Letter body expressions Estoy muy contento que vengas a visitarme unos días a California ¿Cómo está tu familia? Te escribo para invitarte a mi fiesta de cumpleaños Te escribo para desearte ¡Feliz cumpleaños! Hace mucho que no hablamos/ que no te veo Gracias por la gracias por la carta que me enviaste