How to Form Sentences in Spanish: 3 Practice Exercises + Solutions

How to Form Sentences in Spanish: 3 Practice Exercises + Solutions

Did you ever wonder about the question of how to form sentences in Spanish? let’s listen to a real conversation first, than explore this question! ALEXMaura, hace unos días unos amigos me pidieron tips sobre cómo empezar oraciones en español.(Maura, a few days ago some friends asked me for tips on how to start sentences…

Parecer VS Parecerse: Know the Difference!

Parecer VS Parecerse: Know the Difference!

Parecer vs Parecerse: The truth is that these verbs “se parecen” (look alike), that is, they look similar, but they don’t behave the same or mean the same thing. “Parecer” is used to express an opinion or make a judgment about something’s appearance or characteristics (e.g. “Pareces cansado” – You seem tired).In contrast, “parecerse” is…

Learn Venezuelan Spanish slang words & expressions

Learn Venezuelan Spanish slang words & expressions

ALEXMaura, yo quiero hablar español venezolano como tú. ¿Me enseñas?(Maura, I want to speak Venezuelan Spanish like you. Can you teach me?) MAURAClaro, Alex. ¡Me encantaría! Vamos a ver por dónde puedo empezar.(Sure, Alex. I’d love to! Let’s see where I can start.) If like Alex, you feel curious about Venezuelan Spanish, would like to…

Don’t have any results learning Spanish? Try this to track Spanish progress!

Don’t have any results learning Spanish? Try this to track Spanish progress!

ALEXYo en serio a veces creo que me quedé estancada. (I seriously sometimes think I got stuck.) MAURA¿Con el español?(With Spanish?) ALEX¡Sí! Siento que llevo años en el mismo sitio. (Yes! I feel like I’ve been in the same place for years.) Does this happen to you? Worry not! It is very common and very…

Trouble with dejar conjugation in Spanish? Learn this Spanish verb with chunks!

Trouble with dejar conjugation in Spanish? Learn this Spanish verb with chunks!

Hello! Today we’re going to talk about the verb “dejar” and all the crazy things it’s capable of doing. And of course, we won’t miss dejar conjugation either! I’m Maura, from Spring Spanish, and here we have three main categories of what this verb means. Plus, a ton of idiomatic expressions that include it. “Dejar”…

Esta vs hay: learn the difference between these Spanish verbs

Esta vs hay: learn the difference between these Spanish verbs

ALEXMaura, ¿cuál es la diferencia entre “la cartera está en la silla” y “hay una cartera en la silla”?(Maura, what is the difference between “the wallet is on the chair” and “there is a wallet on the chair”?) MAURALa diferencia es muy sutil. “Hay” y “Está” pueden ser confusos. Mejor lo revisamos con calma.(The difference…

Big or small? Speak like a Spanish native speakers with Spanish suffixes

Big or small? Speak like a Spanish native speakers with Spanish suffixes

MAURAAmanda, ¿por qué tú nunca estás feliz?(Amanda, why are you never happy?) AMANDAYo soy feliz, soy felizmente seria.(I am happy, I am happily serious.) These Spanish suffixes or endings like “-mente“, “felizmente“, can sound tedious. Actually, they are an excellent way to learn how to use pieces that transform one word into another because they…

Spanish connectors: speak like a Spanish Native with these connector words

Spanish connectors: speak like a Spanish Native with these connector words

What are conjunctions or Spanish connectors? They are powerful words like: entonces, depende de (then, depends on) and similar. They are also the reason why you might be able to create sentences correctly, but you still feel like you can’t use them to talk to people naturally. In this lesson we’ll go over 4 of…

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