March 19, 2015

There are many expressions and sayings with the word “palo” in Spanish. Here you can find some of the most common Spanish expressions with this word. Try to use them to become more fluent in Spanish.

 

Palo: stick

 

* No dar/pegar (un) palo al agua: not lift a finger, neve...

March 12, 2015

 

The verb “llevar” is very common and very useful. It has a lot of different meanings and constructions.

 

Today we are going to learn how to use llevar + gerund and llevar sin + infinitive in time expressions. As you will see is very much easier to use these constructio...

December 22, 2014

¡Ya estamos en Navidad!

 

En España la Navidad se vive intensamente y vamos a hacer un recorrido por las principales costumbres y tradiciones navideñas así como por los días más destacados para los españoles en esta época del año.

 

Hablaremos hoy un poco sobre la...

December 17, 2014

False friends are words in two languages that look or sound similar but have different meanings. Here are some more examples of the most common mistakes:

 

1. False friend: come true

Correct meaning: hacerse realidad, cumplirse

Example: Espero que todos tus sueños se hagan...

September 29, 2014

El español está entre las lenguas más sencillas para un hablante nativo inglés, según un reciente estudio.

 

El que no entiende un idioma, se pierde una parte del mundo. Aprender una lengua diferente de aquella perteneciente al lugar donde uno nace se ha convertido...

September 25, 2014

Regular past participles

 

Most past participles are regular. The patterns for regular past participles are the following:

 

-ar verbs:  simply drop the infinitive ending and replace it by -ado.

-er verbs: drop the infinitive ending and replace it  by -ido.

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