Spanish Lesson 6: 25 Commonly Used Expressions in Conversational Spanish

Welcome once again to Spanish Class!  We’ll continue our beginner level Spanish lessons today with a list of commonly used expressions.  You’ve probably heard some of these before and there’ll be others that are brand new to you.  With these 25 expressions you can have a very basic conversation in Spanish.  Be sure to listen […]

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Spanish Lesson 5: El Alfabeto

*Featured Image courtesy: Spanish411   One of the first things you learn in English, is the alphabet.  Similarly, one of the first lessons, in many Spanish courses, covers the Spanish alphabet.  Both English and Spanish use the same letter symbols so there are no new symbols to learn, for the most part.  The Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) […]

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Spanish Lesson 4: Typing in Accents

Hola, ¡Bienvenidos a la clase! Today we’re talking about accents: Not unique vocal inflections but special characters added to letters. 😉 Accents are important! I’ve often had students complain about how difficult it is to insert special characters when typing up their Spanish assignements.  Many have tried to submit work bereft of the necessary accents, tildes […]

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Spanish Lesson 3: Vosotros & Ustedes

Hola, ¿Cómo están ustedes?   How do you say “you” in Spanish? Well you (no pun intended) learnt two different ways to say it in our last lesson, but I’m here to teach you another two ways!!! Don’t worry, by the end of this lesson, you’ll be a pro!   Vosotros  Ustedes Tú  Usted    […]

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SPANISH LESSON 2: Tú vs Usted

Hola, ¡Bienvenidos a la clase!   One of the first differences between English and Spanish students have to wrap their minds around is that in Spanish there are different words for ‘you’.  Which form of the word is used depends on whom the speaker is addressing. In general, we speak to older people, our teachers, […]

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