One of the great things about learning Spanish is that many words have the same roots in the Romance languages and English. However, there are also a great many falsos amigos, or false friends, which look similar but are in fact very different.
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There are two myths that lead to a majority of students abandoning their language-learning aspirations: the idea that learning a language is hard and the division of people into “good at language” and “not good at language.”
Saber means "to know" and is also used in many idiomatic expressions, including to know by heart, to wonder, and to taste like. Learn these and dozens of other Spanish expressions featuring saber.
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The Spanish future progressive is very similar to its English counterpart (will be + -ing). In both languages, the future progressive expresses an action that will be in progress at a certain point in the future.
Many Spanish nouns and adjectives have shortened forms called apocopes, which are created by dropping one or more syllables at the end of the word. They’re often informal and some are regional, so be careful using them as they might be inappropriate and/or unknown in certain places.
Learn and practice Spanish listening, grammar, and writing with these Puerto Rico-themed exercises from Progress with Lawless Spanish.