-iar Verbs

Spanish verbs with iarSome Spanish -iar verbs are pronounced with stress on the “i,” and therefore need an acute accent on that letter in certain conjugations.



A prepositionThe Spanish preposition a is generally summarized as "to or at," but it has a few more meanings and uses than that.



Acabar de – Recent Past

Spanish recent pastWhat just happened? You can explain what happened in the recent past with the construction acabar de + infinitive, the Spanish equivalent of “to have just done.”



Spanish adjectivesOne of the eight parts of speech, adjectives are a type of modifier; that is, they modify or describe nouns in a certain way, letting you know the size, shape, weight, color, nationality, or any of a myriad other possible qualities of nouns.




Spanish adverbsAn adverb is an invariable word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Adverbs can provide additional information about manner, quantity, frequency, time, or place – they explain when, how, where, how often, or to what degree something is done.



Spanish airport vocabulary
If there’s anything worse than having to spend time at the airport, it’s having to spend time at the airport when you don’t speak the local language. Sure, most airport employees speak another language or two, but you’ll still be better off if you have these key Spanish words and phrases in your pocket. ¡Buen viaje!



Spanish alphabetThe traditional Spanish alphabet has 30 letters: the 26 letters you already know from the English alphabet, plus 4 others. The letters that are the same are pronounced differently, so take a moment to learn the Spanish alphabet.


And + Or

And or in SpanishThe words "and" and "or" are coordinating conjunctions. In Spanish, these two words have a few different forms depending on what they’re used with.