Spanish Subjunctive Lesson

The Spanish subjunctive is often referred to as a “mood” rather than a tense. It is called a mood because it expresses the speaker’s feelings about a particular action or scenario. The subjunctive is a distinctive way of conjugating a verb where a situation is doubtful or dependent on something else occurring. Characteristics of the Spanish … Read more

Spanish Pronunciation Lesson

Having correct Spanish pronunciation gives you the best chance of being understood when you are communicating in Spanish. Fortunately for Spanish learners, the pronunciation of Spanish words is relatively easy to understand (much easier than English!) so all you really need to work on is perfecting your accent to sound like a local! Characteristics of Spanish … Read more

Spanish Tenses Lesson

As in English, the Spanish tenses tell us when a particular action or event took place. There are three main types of tenses: past, present and future. The tense of an action determines the way that a verb is conjugated in Spanish. Characteristics of Tenses The main difference between tenses in English and Spanish relates … Read more

Spanish Pronouns Lesson

There are three main types of Spanish pronouns. They are subject pronouns, direct object pronouns and indirect object pronouns. These pronouns are used to tell us who is doing what to whom in a specific situation. The first Spanish pronouns that you should concentrate on learning are the subject pronouns. These can be divided into … Read more

Spanish Conjugation Lesson

Spanish conjugation refers to the way that the infinitive verb forms are changed to reflect who is performing the action and when it takes place. For native English speakers the idea of conjugating verbs can be a little overwhelming. Try not to let this bother you. In most cases there are basic rules to follow … Read more

Spanish Adjectives Lesson

Learning about Spanish adjectives is important because they allow us to describe the specific characteristics of a person, place or thing. For example, we can use adjectives to describe the color of something or the material that it is made from. In the sentence “a blue, plastic pencil”, the words “blue” and “plastic” are both … Read more

The Spanish Alphabet Explained

Spanish Alphabet The Spanish alphabet is the cornerstone of the Spanish language, and the good news is that it is quite easy for English speakers to learn. This is because the majority of the letters are same as English, and they have similar sounds. However, there are some important differences and it is important that … Read more