Spanish Language Tips
Short and useful tips about Spanish grammar, spelling, verbs and more.
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Placement of Direct and Indirect Object pronouns.
Where to place them when there are infinitives, gerunds or command forms, in the sentence?
Position of Spanish D.O. and I.O. Pronouns
Before the verb? Which one first? The Direct or the Indirect Object Pronoun?
Spanish language Tip - Letter c pronunciation
Two basic and easy to remember rules to correctly pronounce letter "c" in Spanish.
Spanish Language Tip ¿Miedo a? or ¿Miedo de?
¡Ah, Spanish prepositions! But don't worry, the answer is clear!
Spanish language tip of the month. Los Colores.
Some basics about Spanish colors nouns and adjectives.
Spanish language tip. Using haya, halla and aya
Learn about these three different Spanish words, their spelling and how to use them.
Spanish languagetip - Diéresis.
What is "diéresis"? When can we use it? This article includes the answers to these questions, and some examples.
Spanish tip -
What is the difference between Spanish "deber" and "deber de"? This article explains both uses and gives you some examples, so you can understand it. With quiz to review what you learn!
Spanish Tip - Comparatives and numbers
Más que? or Más de? Learn how to use comparatives and numbers in Spanish!
Spanish Tip - Interrogative pronouns accentuation
Should Spanish interrogative pronouns take an accent?
Spanish tip - La gente (People)
La gente... Singular or plural in Spanish?
Spanish Tip - Las una or La una?
When telling the time in Spanish, is the form "Es las una." correct?
Spanish tip - one more / un-una más
How would you translate "One more apple, please"?
Spanish Tip - Plural of Proper Names
García or Garcías? Learn when to use the plural of Spanish proper names.
Spanish Tip - Spanish Adverbs Delante and Adelante
What´s the difference between these two Spanish adverbs?
Spanish tip – Prepositions
Learn how to use Spanish prepositions "a" and "en".
Spanish tip of the month – Polisemia - Polysemy
What is "polisemia"? Learn about Spanish polysemous words using examples.
Spanish tip of the month. Telling the time
Some important points on how to express time in Spanish. From ¿Qué hora es? to time abbreviations such as t, m or s.
Spanish tip of the month. ¿Qué hora es?
Some notes, uses and spelling rules for "la hora" in Spanish.
Spanish Tip of the month. Cien or Ciento?
Learn to know when to use either ´cien´ or ´ciento´.
Spanish Tip of the month. Nieva, nueva, nueve?
These four words (nieva, nieve, nueve, nuevo and nueva), being so similar, may sometimes be difficult to understand and remember, isn't it?
Spanish Tip of the month. Numbers!
Some brief tips about the use of Spanish numbers like "un", "uno", "cien", "ciento", "quinientos" and "mil".
Spanish tip of the month. Plural of 'hay'?
Can the Spanish form 'hay' be used in plural?
Spanish tip of the month. También and tampoco
Learn more about Spanish "también" and "tampoco", their translations and how to use them. Examples included.
Spanish tip. Donde, adonde or en donde?
Do you know what is the difference between "a donde" and "en donde"?
Spanish tip. Three ways to use 'se'
Doubts about how to use the Spanish pronoun "se"?
Spanish tip. Using capital letters (“mayúsculas”)
Learn about the use of capital letters in Spanish.
Tip - Accents and Spanish Compound Words.
Do you know how accents rules work with Spanish compound words?
Tip - Spanish adjectives - Gender agreement
Adjectives qualifying two or more nouns at the same time. Should we use a masculine of feminine adjective in Spanish?
Tip of the Month - 'Comiste' or 'Comistes'??
Some people, when using the second person singular of the preterite tense, they add a final ´s´...
Tip of the Month - ¿hay? ¿ahí? ¿ay?
Their pronunciation is so similar! But they have different uses and meanings.
Tip of the Month - A vs. HA
So, what´s the difference between these two Spanish words?
Tip of the Month - About 'un' and 'uno'
Should I use "un"? "uno"? Read more!
Tip of the Month - Conjunctions -y- and -e-.
Both "y" and "e" are translated as "and", and they are conjunctions.
Tip of the Month - Days and months are...
Masculine? Days and months?? Yes, that simple. In Spanish, both, names of months and days of the week always take the masculine form.
Tip of the Month - Detrás de ti or Detrás tuyo?
A lot of native Spanish think both forms are right, but, that´s not true. Let´s see why.
Tip of the month - Otro - Otra - Otros - Otras
Using 'another' in Spanish. No indefinite article!
Tip of the Month - Pronouncing long Spanish words
I guess you have sometimes found very (or quite) difficult to pronounce some Spanish words, specially if they are very long, that is, words with four or more syllables, right?
Tip of the Month - Spanish Future Tense
Learn how to conjugate Spanish Future tense (regular verbs) and don´t forget we have a new poll!
Tip of the Month - Spanish letter -h-
The answer is: Never!
Tip of the Month - Using 'abajo'
Learn how to use the adverb 'abajo'. Find some rules and examples to make it easier!
Tip of the Month - Using the verb Haber.
Haber can be used either as an auxiliary or as a verb meaning "there is" / "there are". What about plurals??
Tip of the Month - Verbs ending in -bir.
Which of the following verbs is correct? Escribir or Escrivir??
Tip of the Month - Words ending in -ción or -sión.
Talking about Spanish nouns (substantives), we already have a general rule: words ending in -a are feminine.
Tip of the Month - Words ending in -dad.
Let´s refresh some ideas about feminine nouns (substantives) endings.
Tip of the month. False cognates
Learn more about "False Cognates", or "Amigos Falsos", words with similar spelling but with different meaning in both languages.
Tip of the month. G or J?
Do you know when to write a Spanish word with letter "g"? Or should you write a "j" instead?
Tip of the month. Spanish Relative Pronoun
Can Spanish relative 'que' pronoun be omitted?
Tip of the week - M before B and P.
Learn more about this Spanish language rule, and don´t forget to take a look at the poll!
Uses of interrogative pronouns Qué and Cuál.
Why "¿Cuál árbol es más grande?" is wrong?
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