The past perfect tense in Spanish is probably the last indicative past tense that you’re learning. If you already have a firm grasp of other past tenses, you should be able to learn this one really quickly!
Whether you want to write in the past perfect tense, use it in conversations, or you just need somebody to explain the past perfect tense once for all, this article is for you. ...Read More
You barely got here in time for a lesson about how to use apenas in Spanish!
Apenas has many different translations and meanings such as “barely,” “as soon as,” “hardly,” and many more.
Read ahead to learn how to say apenas correctly in different contexts—and be sure to test your new knowledge with the quiz at the end of this post!
¡Apenas terminemos te daré un tip para...Read More
How often do you take a shower? How often do you walk your dog? How often do you eat out? Always, generally, hardly ever or never? These are some ways of answering all of these questions. These words are adverbs—more specifically, Spanish adverbs of frequency.
The definition of an adverb is a word that modifies:
an adjective a verb or even another adverb.
During the length of your Spanish studies, you’re going to find some verbs with very similar meanings, such as volver and regresar.
However, being very similar doesn’t mean that they’re exactly the same or interchangeable in every situation. For this reason, you have to learn the subtleties of each verb and their variances in meaning.
In this post, I’m introducing you to the...Read More
Venir and llegar both have lots of similar uses, so sometimes it can be hard to tell the difference between the two.
These words usually mean “to come” or “to arrive” and are sometimes interchangeable. So, how do you know when to use one or the other?
Our detailed venir vs llegar guide tells you not only how to conjugate these verbs, but also how to use them. Take a look at our...Read More
How do you say “try to” in Spanish? Intentar, probar, tratar? Some students get confused with so many options for one single word. However, you’ll see it’s easier than you think.
Today, I’m teaching you what the difference between tratar, probar, and intentar are; when to use each one of them, and when you can safely choose whichever you like. You’re also getting conjugation charts for...Read More
Have you ever wondered what’s the difference between tocar and jugar? I ask because these two Spanish verbs can get tricky for native English speakers sometimes, and the reason for that is the double meaning of the English verb “to play.”
You can play a game, but also a piano. In Spanish, you have two verbs to express those two different actions. And that’s why we have a tocar vs jugar...Read More
Welcome to this post about how to say “update” in Spanish, including its synonyms. You can update information or people within your working circle, or you can update software, apps or phones at home. While it is a universal word in the English language, in Spanish there are many terms and phrases that aren’t necessarily exchangeable and do not mean the same thing.
Read ahead to find...Read More
What are Spanish linking words?
Well, they simply make you sound better, both in speech and in writing.
Your sentences flow naturally, and your ideas logically build on each other.
Sparkle your essay with a couple of good linking words in Spanish and you’ll surely get an A.
Let’s take a closer look at Spanish linking words, different types that exist, and how to...Read More
What are Spanish homophones? And how are they different from homographs and homonyms?
Along with a long list of common and useful Spanish homophones, learn the difference between homophones, homographs, and homonyms!
Homophones, Homographs, and Homonyms: What’s the...Read More