Spanish Transitional Words and Phrases

Spanish Transitional Words and Phrases

Grammar 1, Spanish Categories
What are some Spanish transitional words and phrases?   This lesson covers some Spanish transitional words and phrases. There are enough here that you might want to bookmark the page to refer back yo it several times until you remember most of these. Now, since we have had a few lessons, we continue the page introduction in Spanish... Finalmente y ahora que ya puedes formular ideas en español, entonces estás listo para algunas Frases de Transición (Transition Phrases). Frases de Transición son aquellas frases que te ayudan a enlazar una idea con otra. A continuación te presento algunas :   Frases de Transición para agregar: (Transitional Phrases to add an idea)   aparte de = besides además = moreover; additionally asimismo = also de todas formas = in any case;…
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Spanish Prepositions List

Spanish Prepositions List

Grammar 1, Spanish Categories
What is the Spanish prepositions list?   Let's find out what is the Spanish prepositions list?. En esta lección vamos a estudiar algunas de las preposiciones más comunes del idioma Español. a = to, at, by means of Nosotros vamos a la escuela. (We are going to the school.) Ellos llegaron a las 10:00. (They arrived at 10:00.) Ustedes viajan a pie. (You travel by foot.)   antes de = before Me gusta leer antes de dormirme. (I'd like to read before I go to sleep.) Busco mi cartera antes de salir. (I look for my purse before I go out.)   bajo = under Mi gato está bajo la cama. (My cat is under the bed.) Los anteojos estan bajo los libros. (The glasses are under the books.)  …
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Take Your Spainglish Onto the Next Level

Take Your Spainglish Onto the Next Level

Articles Sectional, Spanish Categories
How can I learn Spanish by myself? Take Your Spainglish Onto the Next Level. The number of English speakers who can speak the Spanish language to some degree has been increasing gradually for the last few years. This could be due in part to growing influence of the Spanish language in our communities and on our televisions, as well as the easy availability of great tips and lessons on the internet. However, if you want to really move onto the next level and speak it like a native speaker then what can you do? Go for a Trip If you live in North America then a trip to Latin America is sure to be a tempting proposition for helping you improve your Spanish skills. There are some wonderful places to…
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Adverbs Of Frequency and Time in Spanish

Adverbs Of Frequency and Time in Spanish

Grammar 1, Spanish Categories
What are the adverbs of frequency and time in Spanish?  It's time to study the adverbs of frequency and time in Spanish. En esta lección de español vamos a estudiar algunos adverbios de tiempo. (In this Spanish lesson we are going to study some adverbs of time.)   Vamos a ver Ahora (Now)   Examples: Ahora vamos a la escuela. (Now we are going to the school.) Ahora es nuestra oportunidad. (Now is our opportunity.) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Ayer (Yesterday)   Ejemplos: Ayer recibimos los libros. (Yesterday we got the books.) Ayer tomamos las lecciones de español. (Yesterday we took the Spanish lessons.)   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Anteayer / antes de ayer (The day before yesterday.)   Ejemplos: Anteayer estudiamos español. (The day before yesterday we studied Spanish.) Antes de ayer estudiamos español. (The…
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Adverbs of Mode in Spanish

Adverbs of Mode in Spanish

Grammar 1, Spanish Categories
What are some adverbs of mode in Spanish?                       How and when to use the adverbs of mode in Spanish? Hola, ¿cómo están?... En esta lección de español vamos a estudiar algunos adverbios de modo. (In this Spanish lesson we are going to study some adverbs of mode.) Disfruten ! (Enjoy)   Así (Like this or that, this way, that way)   Examples: Así me gusta el café: negro y caliente. (I like the coffee like this: black and hot.) No me hables así. (Don't talk to me that way.) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   Bien (well, right)   Ejemplos: Ella toca bien la flauta. (She plays flute well.) Hiciste bien en protestar. (You did right in protesting.) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   Mal (badly, wrong)…
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Adverbs of Place in Spanish

Adverbs of Place in Spanish

Grammar 1, Spanish Categories
What is the adverb for place in Spanish? How and when to use the adverbs of place in Spanish?. En esta lección de español vamos a estudiar algunos adverbios de lugar. (In this Spanish lesson we are going to study some adverbs of place.)   Vamos a ver: Aquí / Acá (Here, near the person speaking.)   Examples: Aquí están los libros. (Here are the books.) Acá están los libros. (Here are the books.)   Aquí vive mi profesor. (Here lives my teacher.) Acá vive mi profesor. (Here lives my teacher.) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Ahí (There, at some distance but not far from the person speaking.)   Examples: Ahí esta el dinero. (There is the money.) Ahí tienes las lecciones. (There you have the lessons.)   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Allí / Allá (There, over…
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Interrogative Words in Spanish

Interrogative Words in Spanish

Interrogative Words in Spanish, Spanish Categories
What are interrogative words in Spanish?  Let's learn about the interrogative words in Spanish?. Hola mis estudiantes de Español (Hello my Spanish students) ¿Listos? (Ready?   Vamos a estudiar algunas palabras de pregunta en Español. (Let's study some question words in Spanish.) ¿Qué? (What?) - ¿Qué es esto? (What is this?) - Esto es una bebida latinoamericana. (This is a latinoamerican drink.)   - ¿Qué día es hoy? (What day is it today?) - Hoy es viernes. (Today is friday.)     ¿Cuándo? (When?) - ¿Cuándo llegó usted? (When did you arrive?) - Yo llegué ayer (I arrived yesterday.)   - ¿Cuándo es su cumpleaños? (When is your birhtday?) - Mi cumpleaños es mañana. (My birthday is tomorrow.)     ¿De dónde? (Where from?) - ¿De dónde es usted? (Where…
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Telling Time in Spanish

Telling Time in Spanish

Number and Months, Spanish Categories
How to telling time in Spanish?   In this lesson we will cover "Telling time in Spanish". Welcome to the Spanish Lesson. The most common way to ask what time it is in Spanish is using the question : ¿Qué hora es?   Examples: ¿Qué hora es? (What time is it?) Son las siete. (It's seven o'clock.)   ¿Qué hora es? (What time is it?) Son las ocho. (It's eight o'clock)   ¿Qué hora es? (What time is it?) Son las nueve. (It's nine o'clock.)   - To indicate minutes after the hour use "y" (and).   Examples: ¿Qué hora es? (What time is it?) Son las diez y cinco. (It's five after ten.) (Notice that in English you say "five after ten", we say "ten and five")   ¿Qué…
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Color Orange in Spanish

Color Orange in Spanish

Basic Spanish, Spanish Categories
How to name the color orange in Spanish?  Let's find out how to translate the color orange (de naranja) and other colors in Spanish. - ¿Cuál es tu color favorito? (What is your favorite color?) - Mi color favorito es ............ (My favorite color is.......)   How do you say the colors of the rainbow in Spanish? Click here to see how to pronounce the colors in Spanish negro (a) (black) blanco (a) (white) azul (blue) rojo (a) (red) marrón, café (brown) verde (green) gris (gray) naranja (orange) anaranjado (a) (orange) rosado (a) (pink) violeta (violet) morado (a) (purple) amarillo (a) (yellow) celeste (light blue) plateado (a) (silver color) dorado (a) (golden color)     Note: Colors ending in "o" change according to the gender of the noun, just like…
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Gerund and Present Progressive in Spanish

Gerund and Present Progressive in Spanish

Grammar 1, Spanish Categories
How to use gerund and Present Progressive in Spanish?  Let's learn about the gerund and present progressive in Spanish.   El Gerundio en Español (The Gerund and Present Progressive in Spanish) The Gerund (gerundio) is a form of the verb that ends in -ando (for the infinitives ending in ar) or -iendo (for the infinitives ending in er and ir).   A better explanation:   Hablar (to speak) First take away the ar ending of hablar and then add the new ending ando, so you'll have hablando (speaking). This is the gerund of hablar.   Comer (to eat) First take away the er ending of comer and then add the new ending iendo, so you'll have comiendo (eating). This is the gerund of comer.   Vivir (to live) First take…
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