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...

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...

March 10, 2015


Semuc Champey, que en la lengua maya Q´eqchi significa “donde el río se esconde”, es uno de los lugares  a los que sin duda deberías ir si visitas Guatemala. Si bien no suele incluirse en los recorridos típicos del país, es una maravilla natural que no deberías perder...

June 19, 2014

Today we are going to learn one of the uses of the subjunctive mood but it´s sometimes forgotten in Spanish grammar books: vague or indefinite antecedent.


If the object or person of the main clause is not known to actually exist (this is referred to as an indefinite an...

June 2, 2014



La visita a Flores. Petén está acompañada de una relajante vista del lago o un acercamiento a las famosas ruinas de Tikal. Pero para los amantes del ecoturismo la isla es además, el punto de partida para diferentes encuentros naturales.

Flores es u...

April 24, 2014

Sino vs si no


1.- SINO (but): It’s used when we want to oppose two ideas, conditions or actions. It’s used to introduce an affirmative statement after a negative one.


No es negro sino gris. It’s not black but gray.

La sopa no está fría sino templada. Soup is not cold b...

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