Estar por + infinitive and estar para + infinitive are both very common in Spanish. These verbal constructions are often confused but in this blog post, I set them apart.
These expressions denote the intention and state of a person or the condition of a thing. Read ahead to find which is which, the negative forms and variants you need. Also, I include examples so you can practice these...Read More
Quickly learn how to express ownership using possessive adjectives in Spanish with this helpful guide!
In this blog post, I go over the two different forms of possessive adjectives in detail and explain the difference between possessive adjectives and pronouns. There’s even a free printable worksheet and interactive quiz at the end for extra practice.
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When do you use para or por in Spanish? Let’s be honest. You’ve asked this question at least once in your Spanish-learner’s life!
Por and para are Spanish prepositions that are tricky to grasp quickly because they don’t exactly match with English equivalents.
In this blog post, I clarify the major differences between por and para, how to translate them, as well as some specific rules of...Read More
Ven to this lesson about the ir conjugation!
Ir is one of the most used verbs in Spanish, so get ready to level up your language understanding.
Ir is an irregular and stem-changing verb that means “to go.” It is part of the –ir verbs in Spanish such as decir, seguir, venir and salir. Just as in English it does not always mean going somewhere physically, but also mentally,...Read More
Donde and adonde look similar, don’t they? But don’t get confused, they are two words with different meanings. However, it’s an easy topic in Spanish grammar and I guarantee that you will know the difference between them before you’re finished with this blog post!
Read on to learn the similarities and differences between these two words, as well as in which situations to use them.
Desde and de in Spanish are two prepositions that cause a bit of confusion because they both mean “from.”
When it comes to choosing between those two, knowing different usages and meanings will give you the tools to make the right choice.
Today we unravel the difference between de vs desde with definitions, guides for usage, and clever tricks for using them...Read More
Ready to learn all about cuantos in Spanish?
Have you been searching the internet with terms like “cuantas translation,” “cuantas meaning,” or “cuantos definition”?
No, I didn’t get access to all your cookies, I just know what students at your level want and need to learn in relation to this topic!
In this blog post, learn how to say “how much” and “how many” in Spanish....Read More
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!
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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.