July 17, 2015

A conversation about time usually starts with “what time is it”?

 

But, how can you ask what time it is in Spanish and how can you tell someone what time it is?

 

Learn everything you need about asking and telling the time in just 8 easy steps!

Let´s see in this post the fi...

July 11, 2015

Here we go again! Your favorite Spanish  school online, SpanishSkype.org, brings you three new expressions. Today we will confirm how similar we all are. These three idioms are very similar in English and Spanish language so maybe you are going to discover the Spanish...

June 18, 2015

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: rendition

Correct meaning: interpretación (rendición = surrender)

Example: Su interpretación de la c...

June 15, 2015

The best beach in Spain according to the users of the known website Tripadvisor is, likewise, the second best beach of the whole Europe and the fifth one in the world ranking.

 

Efectivamente,  algo especial debe de tener la paradisíaca playa de Ses Illetes, en la isla B...

May 4, 2015

 

There are many things that you can listen about Spanish people. Spaniards love siesta after eating their daily paella with sangria because they are tired after the whole night partying and because they are, actually, very lazy; all of them have dark eyes and hair and...

April 30, 2015

 

We have already spoken about the twelve common irregular verbs in the future. Well, the same verbs are also irregular in the conditional tense.

 

Their endings are regular (-ía, -ías, -ía, -íamos, -íais, -ían), but their stems change.

There are patterns in how the infini...

April 27, 2015

 

The Feria de Abril in Seville is, without a doubt, one of the highlights of the cultural agenda not only of the city but of the entire country. It's an incredible time of year to be in Andalucía. 

It's the most colorful festival of all Spain. In fact, the par...

February 27, 2015

1. You can use the adverbs “todavía” y “aún” (yet, still) before or after the verb.

 

We haven´t paid yet.

Todavía/aún no hemos pagado.

No hemos pagado todavía/aún.

 

  • *Watch out! Even can also be translated as “todavía/aún” when it´s placed before or after a...

February 23, 2015

El Pisco sour es un cóctel típico de las gastronomías de Chile y Perú y, aunque en cada uno de ellos es preparado con una receta ligeramente diferente, en ambos tiene como base para su elaboración el pisco (un tipo de aguardiente de uva) y el jugo de limón....

February 19, 2015

La acentuación y las tildes son fundamentales en español, tanto en el lenguaje hablado como escrito. Nos ayudan a saber pronunciar y escribir correctamente así como a distinguir el significado de unas palabras respecto a otras cuando la única diferencia es la tilde. Ve...

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