Stop struggling to try to teach your students how to conjugate verbs, play Spanish conjugation games in your classroom and they will learn by themselves!
Playing games is one of the best ways to learn, and when it comes to something so dry and unalluring as verb conjugations, playing games may be the best way to go.
Your students don’t want you to give them a verb...Read More
Learn how to use a very unusual verb: the soler conjugation! Soler translates to “to usually do something” in English.
The soler verb is an irregular and stem-changing verb with an -er ending. Other irregular verbs with the root -er are: ser (to be), haber (to have as an auxiliary verb), tener (to have), hacer (to do), poder (being able to).
Normally, I cover all tenses in Spanish...Read More
Come sit down for this lesson about the sentarse conjugation! Sentar is an irregular and stem-changing verb that means “to sit”. It is part of the –ar verbs in Spanish such as estar, dar, llegar, and pensar.
Today, we’ll learn this Spanish conjugación in multiple forms, encompassing three moods:
indicative mood the subjunctive mood and the imperative mood
Get ready to master prepositions in Spanish with this detailed guide!
In this guide, I go over exactly what prepositions are and how to use them in Spanish. With its helpful Spanish preposition charts and real-world examples, this blog will have you using prepositions like a pro in no time! At the end of the guide, be sure to take the free interactive quiz and download the printable...Read More
Reflexive verbs are like crossing a threshold in a hero’s journey. There’s no way back, you set off on a mission after some possible initial resistance and doubts.
Reflexive verbs in Spanish are an important topic and in this guide, you get all you need to master them.
How to use themWhen to use themHow to conjugate themHow to form themHow to distinguish them...Read More
Call me a grammar geek but I’m always super excited when I need to teach the Imperfect Subjunctive in Spanish. At this moment, my students are always at a level when they can communicate almost everything, they know all the grammar terms and know what I’m talking about, and some of them feel that they have reached a plateau. And then! Bang! The Imperfect Subjunctive comes suddenly and it...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
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
Have you ever confused haber (to have) with a ver (Let’s see)? Or you don’t understand why you hear /’ba.mo.nos/ instead of /’va.mo.nos/ when people say “Let’s go!” in Spanish?
And why does your attempt to say el lado (side) in Spanish sound so different from when your native Spanish friend pronounces it?
Allophones and phonemes!
What are these? Keep reading to learn the ins...Read More
Don’t run away and stay to learn about the huir conjugation!
The huir meaning in English is “to run,” “to run away,” “to flee,” “to run off,” “to evade,” “to escape,” and “to avoid.”
It can be used when someone:
Runs away from a placeAvoids a personEscapes a situation like an uncomfortable chatEvades feelings like commitment, responsibility, and signs of...Read More