There’s no secret recipe for fluency; indeed, it’s difficult to even find consensus on what “fluency” actually means. Is it the ability to have a conversation, or language proficiency equivalent to that of a native speaker?
Adverbs of quantity express how much, how many, or to what extent.
The distinction between tú and Ud. is one of the most confounding aspects of Spanish, and one of the most basic. The influence it has on verb conjugations and pronouns is considerable, but more than that, the choice of tú or Ud. is a matter of etiquette.
Happy Star Wars Day! Here’s a fun way to put your language skills and classic sci-fi/fantasy knowledge to the test. Take a look at these famous quotations translated into Spanish – it’s up to you to fill in the blanks: La Guerra de las Galaxias. May the Fourth be with you!
The history of Mexico’s holiday summarized in a cute, catchy song.
The conditional is a verb mood used for actions that are not guaranteed to occur, often because they are dependent on certain conditions. It is equivalent to "would" in English.
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The Jewish festival of Passover lasts for seven or eight days sometime in March or April. It begins on the 15th of Nisan, the first month in the Hebrew calendar.