Alphabet and pronunciation

Introduction An alphabet is a standard set of letters that is used to write languages based upon the general principle that the letters represent phonemes. So in order to speak and write any language, it is important to learn the alphabet. Also, it is important to know the proper pronunciation of letters. This post is […]

accents

Spanish accents

Introduction Spanish accents can only be written over the five vowels a, e, i, o, u. So they will become á,é,í,ó,ú. Spanish has only one type of accent written from left to right ´. We use them to stress some letter or syllable. If you need more info about alphabet and pronunciations check our article […]

definite and indefinite articles

Definite and indefinite articles

Introduction Like English, Spanish, has definite and indefinite articles. Definite articles in English is the, while indefinite is a/an. In Spanish articles changes depending on whether nouns are masculine or feminine, singular or plural. So you need to take more care when and how to use definite and indefinite articles. Articles Number Gender Definite Indefinite […]

Hay vs Está

Introduction Hay vs está when to use each of them?Hay is coming from 3rd person present of verb haber – to have. Está is same 3rd person present of verb estar – to be. Usage You should remember this easy concept to properly use hay and estar: está estar to be used to indicate location […]

ir vs irse

Introduction When to use ir and irse in Spanish language? This simple concept will help you properly use it every time. Note that irse is infinitive reflexive form of verb ir – to go. So we are using ir when talking about movement, to some place, from A to B etc. For movement in Spanish […]

Preterito Perfecto

Pretérito perfecto

Introduction Pretérito perfecto is one of 4 Spanish past tenses. It is used similar as Perfect tense in English. Example: This morning I have eaten. Esta mañana he comido. This morning I have not eaten. Esta mañana no he comido. As You can see from example we are using conjugated verb haber (to have) + […]