Spanish capitalization rules are sometimes surprising. Not all the words that are capitalized in English should be written in uppercase letters in Spanish, and vice versa.
Learning capitalization rules is part of learning a new language.
Read this article to learn about the capitalization rules in Spanish. In the end, test your knowledge with a pop quiz!
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To speak Spanish like a native, you need to know the rules for Spanish definite and indefinite articles.
It’s tempting to think that if Spanish has definite and indefinite articles like English does, you can simply translate them from one language to another. Unfortunately, you usually can’t.
That’s where this article comes in handy! Read it to understand Spanish definite...Read More
Spanish verbs with prepositions rarely resemble English verbs with prepositions combinations. They often have surprising translations that you would never suspect.
To learn about this topic, a list of Spanish verbs with prepositions is not enough. I divided this post into logical sections that are easy to digest. You’ll also see many examples that will help you understand how Spanish...Read More
If you’ve ever taken a Spanish class, you’ve learned the imperative mood in Spanish right off the bat. You hear sentences in Spanish using the imperative mood from the first lesson. For example:
Abran sus libros.Open your books.
Repite, por favor.Repeat, please.
Escuchen con atención.Listen carefully.
Read this article to understand the grammar behind these sentences so that you...Read More
Learning how to write a formal letter in Spanish is one of the most useful skills you can add to your professional toolbox.
“Wait, are you saying that people still write letters?”
Yes, and their importance is still as paramount now as ever before.
For that reason, today I will review what a formal letter is, the differences between formal and informal letters, and the...Read More
Escuchar and oir can be challenging verbs to master for Spanish learners.
People tend to use both verbs to reference the art of hearing and listening. Both words are used interchangeably but have different meanings when you use them in practice.
Even native speakers tend to confuse them with each other, which makes it difficult for Spanish learners who want to practice their...Read More
Learning Spanish involves learning many different parts of the language, grammar rules, conjugation of verbs, spelling—and yes, Spanish intonation!
Intonation is a fascinating habit that we don’t even take notice of, unless there’s an error or difference. Otherwise, it just seems to flow naturally in the background of our conversations.
When you’re learning a new language,...Read More
Indirect objects in Spanish are a key topic to master. Spanish speakers use them in every single conversation. Understanding and knowing how to use indirect objects is essential.
Today, let me explain to you what indirect objects in Spanish are and how to use them in a sentence. I promise to give many formulas and examples to make this topic easy to follow.
This guide offers an answer...Read More
If you’re a Spanish learner, you’ve come to the right place for a lesson on venir conjugation!
The Spanish verb venir means “to come.” Venir is an irregular, stem-changing -ir verb, similar to seguir.
Read this lesson to discover the ins and outs of venir conjugation in the following moods and tenses:
Indicative mood (present, past, past imperfect, conditional, and future...Read More
Do you know how to use the subjunctive in noun clauses? It’s actually an easy topic to grasp if you already have a foundation in Spanish grammar.
To access a quick but thorough overview of the subjunctive in noun clauses, keep reading!
I cover all the grammar elements necessary to master the topic and give you lots of examples of the subjunctive in noun clauses.