The difference between pero and sino in Spanish is real, although both of these words translate to “but” in English.
Many students of Spanish struggle with the distinction, and even native Spanish speakers make mistakes with the use of these conjunctions.
However, it’s easy to learn when you should use pero in Spanish and when to use sino in Spanish.
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Giving advice in Spanish is almost a national sport. Especially in Latin American countries, people seem to care more about your life than you might be used to.
If you travel, let’s say to Mexico, you’ll surely meet strangers on your way who will tell you what you should do, see, and eat. They’ll give you all kinds of helpful recommendations and suggestions.
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If your goal as a Spanish learner is to sound like a native, knowing the names of countries in Spanish is super important!
Read this article to learn the names of Spanish places and their definite articles.
The Importance of Definite Articles in Spanish
As you’ve probably learned, definite articles in Spanish are the English equivalent of “the.”
However, in Spanish, definite...Read More
Master the clock with the ultimate guide to telling time in Spanish!
This guide is perfect for learning how to tell the time in Spanish for beginners. I break downtime words, phrases, and vocabulary into palatable bite-sized pieces. I also provide lots of detailed explanations and conversation examples so that you talk about time like a native speaker. By the end of this post, you’ll even...Read More
Choosing between saber vs conocer can be tricky for Spanish learners. The verbs have meanings that are similar and are often confused, even by native speakers!
There’s differences that make the choice between saber vs conocer simpler. Such differences are key for clarifying how the verbs vary in meaning.
If you’re questioning yourself about saber vs conocer, keep in mind that they...Read More
Conducir and manejar are both used interchangeably in Spanish-speaking countries. However, they differ in meaning and use. Conducir and manejar mean “to drive,” among other things.
Second-guessing which verb to choose is common. Yet, making the distinction is actually easier than you think! Even native speakers struggle in recognizing the difference.
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Learning Spanish adjectives at an early stage of your Spanish journey is key.
When you’re a brand-new beginner, nouns and verbs are enough to survive and get your message through. However, if you want to express yourself fully in your new language, Spanish adjectives are what you need.
Read this blog post to learn everything you need to know about Spanish adjectives at the...Read More
As you begin your learning journey, the verb ser in Spanish is key to expressing ourselves. It’s fundamental to basic Spanish grammar.
Read this blog post, to learn what the verb ser means in Spanish and how to use it. Access tons of examples so that you can master its use!
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What Does the Verb Ser Mean?
The verb ser in Spanish means “to be” in English....Read More
Prepositional pronouns in Spanish can be mastered with simple steps.
To understand prepositional pronouns in Spanish, I provide you with the definition, forms, and many example sentences. You’ll also learn a few exceptions so that nothing can surprise you in the future. And last but not least, you’ll be able to see how much you’ve learned by taking the quiz at the end of the...Read More
Vosotros in Spanish is rarely used in Latin America, but if you’re planning to visit Spain and want to blend in, it’s essential for you to master vosotros and know how it works.
Using vosotros instead of ustedes is one of the slight differences that distinguish Latin American Spanish from European Spanish. It is possible to learn when to use it by recognizing key variations from one...Read More