Preterite tense in Spanish

The preterite tense in Spanish, also called Simple Past or Pasado simple, will most likely be the first or second form of the past tense that you will learn. The Preterite tense (simple past tense) together with the Preterite perfect indicative (Present Perfect Indicative) is without doubt the most commonly form used to explain something … Read more

Longest Spanish word

Longest Spanish Word

Spanish words can be very long. The average word in the Spanish language contains only 8 characters (7,9 to be exact). However, there are even words that are up to 33 characters long than can be real tongue twisters. Interestingly enough there are a lot of words in the top 100 longest words list that … Read more

Spanish vocabulary: at the dentist

Spanish vocabulary dentist

What if you are going to visit a Spanish dentist, but you don’t speak Spanish? That is ok. You will get through it with this survival guide of Spanish dentist vocabulary. To make it easier on you we have categorized the vocabulary into these sections: Spanish words: for everything in your mouth English Spanish Tooth … Read more

Love phrases in Spanish

Love phrases in Spanish

Are you ready for some love phrases in Spanish? Get some help with putting sentences together that actually make sense. Let’s do this. Find some useful love phrases in Spanish underneath to successfully display you love and interest. Let’s categorize our Spanish love phrases into these categories: 16 ways to say “I love you’ in … Read more

750 Words that are the same in English and Spanish

Did you know there are 750 Spanish words that are the same in English? Instantly grow your Spanish vocabulary by 750 words when reading this list. Notice how especially a lot of words that end in -CION, -OR, -AL and -ABLE are the same in both languages? Do you have an additional word to add … Read more

Still can’t understand Spanish in conversation? 3 much needed tips!

Still can't understand spanish

Here is the solution! Three tips, that make the secret to understanding this super fast spoken language is this: Learning the “melody” of the language. Listen to Spanish and listen a lot! Over time you’ll be able to recognize that there is a way of construction sentences, a certain way of putting them together. The … Read more

“I would” in Spanish

I would in Spanish

I would like…, I would say…. Would you want…. Would you give? How do you form these sentences in Spanish. Real easy: the conditional tense! The conditional tense (also known as the Potential simple) is used to describe actions that would happen. This is the same as in English when the word would is used (I would eat). The difference in … Read more

Gustar and similar verbs

Gustar and similar verbs

49 Gustar and similar verbs are listed in this article. First an explanation on how a verb like Gustar works. Next an overview of the most used verbs that are similar to Gustar and than you’ll find a full list of verbs. The verb Gustar is a very useful verb to learn in Spanish. Use … Read more

Weather expressions in Spanish

Weather expressions in Spanish

Fast navigate to: The weather predictions: vocabulary Weather expressions in every day conversation In Spanish, there are various idioms, lexicons, and expressions that are used in everyday language, and often their meaning has nothing to do with the true meaning of the words that make it up. These phrases, expressions, and idioms have their origins … Read more

Spanish christmas vocabulary

Spanish christmas vocabulary

First of all let’s start with some basic Spanish words about Christmas: Merry Christmas! – Feliz Navidad! Happy new year! – Feliz Año Nuevo! Christmas tree – Arbol de Navidad Christmas light – Luces navideñas Christmas stocking – el calcetín de Navidad Christmas carols – Villancicos Christmas card – La tarjeta de Navidad Father christmas … Read more