Spanish at intermediate level

Spanish words that start with Des-

In Spanish many words start with the letters “DES.” This phenomenon is primarily related to the use of prefixes in the language. Prefixes are affixes added to the beginning of a word to change its meaning or provide additional context. In the case of “DES” in Spanish, it often carries the meaning of negation or … Read more

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Spanish vocabulary - at a Spanish pharmacy

Spanish vocabulary: at the pharmacy

This full guide will get you ready to visit any Spanish pharmacy to explain your complaints and help you need to get what you need. Click through to what you are looking for : Medicine and products at the pharmacy Phrases to describe your symptoms or complaints in Spanish Common complaints Naming bodyparts Naming organs … Read more

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The first 5 verbs you should learn in Spanish

The first 5 verbs you should learn in Spanish

What are the 5 essential verbs to learn in Spanish? That is simple: Deber (must / should) Querer (want) Poder (can / be able to) Necesitar (need) Ir (to go) Why these verbs? What makes these Spanish verbs so essential? It’s really simple: When you conjugate deber, querer, poder, necesitar and ir and add the … Read more

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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 lights – Luces navideñas Christmas stocking – El calcetín de Navidad Christmas carols – Villancicos Christmas card – La tarjeta de Navidad Father christmas … Read more

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‘Me muero de’ vs ‘Me muero por’

Have you ever been to a Spanish-speaking country and been puzzled with the difference between “Me meuro de” and “Me muero por”? One of the most common mistakes Spanish learners make is confusing these two very different phrases. Let’s see what the difference is between ‘Me meuro de’ y ‘Me muero por’. Me muero de … Read more

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Most common Spanish verbs

Most common Spanish verbs

Out of all the verbs used in Spanish language about 48% of the time, it will be one of these 10 verbs. Learn them well, because you will come across them all the time when you are listening or speaking Spanish: The 10 most common verbs used in the Spanish language: Estar – To be … Read more

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How to spell in Spanish

How to spell in Spanish

When you are learning Spanish being able to spell is a very useful skill. Especially to be able to book appointments over the phone or to apply for something. How about we dive into how to spell in Spanish and make sure you able to nail it the next time you are in one of … Read more

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

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

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Spanish verbs that start with EX-

Here is a list of the 10 Spanish verbs that start with EX-. Spanish verb that starts with EX English translation exhibir to exhibit, to show, to display exigir to demand, to require explicar to explain explorar to explore, to pioneer explotar to exploit, to explode exponer to expose, to exhibit exportar to export expresarRead more

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Spanish phrases to accept or reject an invitation

30 Spanish phrases to accept or reject an invitation

Responding to an invitation in a language that isn’t your first can be a daunting task. The fear of inadvertently coming across as rude due to a linguistic misstep is a concern many of us share. The struggle lies in not knowing the exact words or phrases to use, and the last thing anyone wants … Read more

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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

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Conjugate Spanish verbs IR

All Spanish verbs end in either -AR, -ER or -IR. All 3 have a different set of rules when it comes to conjugating. However, the reassuring thing is that there is a pattern to follow when conjugation IR verbs, because there are a lot of regular verbs ending in IR that are all conjugated in … Read more

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25 most used Spanish verbs

25 most used Spanish verbs – poster

Do you want to learn Spanish? And do you need a good conjugation chart to get you all the basic verbs you need to be able to have decent conversation in Spanish? Here is a Spanish Conjugation chart and poster with the 25 most used Spanish verbs and the way to conjugate them in the … Read more

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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

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Spanish vocabulary - insects and bugs

Spanish vocabulary: insects

This full Spanish insect guide will learn you all how insects are called in Spanish and all words related to the subject like places they live, bodyparts and behaviour. Let’s take it subject by subject and don’t forget to the quiz at the end! Spanish words and synonyms for insect: Insect – Insecto Bug – … Read more

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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

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Spanish Past and present: 5 minute learning hack

Spanish hack: Simple way to learn PAST and FUTURE tense in Spanish in 5 minutes

What if you could speak Spanish in past and future tense without learning any rows of verbs and conjugations: by just knowing these 12 words. Here is my hack to speak Spanish in past and future tense without actually learning it.

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Spanish vocabulary dentist

Spanish vocabulary: at the 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

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Reflexive verbs in Spanish

Reflexive verbs in Spanish

The Spanish language has 69 reflexive verbs. An indicator for a reflexive verb is that the verb (the infinitive) always ends in -se. What are reflexive verbs in Spanish? A verb is reflexive when the subject and object are the same. Meaning when the person doing the action and the receiver of that action are … Read more

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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

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Of course in Spanish

Spanish for “Of course” The simple word for “Ofcourse” in Spanish is: Por supuesto. However, did you know there are may other translations for this word in the Spanish language? The phrase “of course” in Spanish is a simple form of agreement an easy supplement to a line of thought and a proper answer of … Read more

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Spanish present tense conjugation chart

Present tense in Spanish

The present tense in Spanish is the first and most practical tense to learn when you want to learn Spanish. It is the tense that will get you far in any conversation and it is the basic and backbone of any language. And good news, with the right tools the Spanish Present tense is easy … Read more

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Learn Spanish verbs

Learning Spanish verbs is the key to be able to master this language. Knowing the right verbs and being able to conjugate them will make you king of the language. And if you want to learn, you will need all the right tools to get you there as soon as possible. We have listed all … Read more

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501 Spanish expressions

If you want to live and breath Spanish you will have to learn to use it’s common expressions and sayings as well. Underneath you’ll find a list of 501 common and familiar expressions used throughout Spain and South America. You will see them listed together with the English translation. Easily search and filter the expression … Read more

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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

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Ser vs estar

Ser vs Estar

Ser vs Estar? One of the most important rules to learn when you are learning Spanish. It can even often prevent you from making a fool out of yourself! Let’s take a look at what Ser and Estar actually means and than look at a simple overview of how to use them correctly: What does … Read more

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traer vs llevar

Traer vs. llevar

Traer vs llevar? Many people that start to learn Spanish are confused by how to properly use the verbs Traer and Llevar. First, let’s see what they actually mean: Traer means to bring, to get, to carry Llevar means to carry, to take, to bring The difference between the two verbs is the relation between … Read more

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All things you can say with ‘vez’

The word “vez” in Spanish means “time”, “turn” or “occasion.” Vez is a common word in Spanish. It can be used as an adverb, adjective, or noun. It is used in phrases and expressions such as: -¿Cuántas veces has estado en México? (How many times have you been to Mexico?) -¿Por primera vez? (For the … Read more

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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

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How to roll your R in Spanish

How to roll your R in Spanish

Any Spanish speaker would agree with the following: Roll your R’s correctly in Spanish or else it wouldn’t even make sense to speak it at all. The trilled R is such an important feature in the Spanish language. Knowing the technical way to pronounce the R and knowing where to roll them will make the … Read more

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