Some Spanish -iar verbs that are pronounced with stress on the “i,” and therefore need an acute accent on that letter in certain conjugations.
Spanish verbs that end in -uar are conjugated with the same endings as regular -ar verbs, but most -uar verbs require accents in certain conjugations.
The Spanish letter A is pronounced “ah,” as in father or wander.
What 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.”
An adjective is a word that describes a noun: its shape, color size, etc. Spanish adjectives are very different from English adjectives, for two reasons.
An 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.
Adverbs of manner express how the action of a verb occurs. In English, the vast majority of adverbs of manner end in -ly, whereas in Spanish, they mostly end in –mente.
Planning to fly to Spain or another Spanish-speaking country? Study this airport vocabulary to help you buy your ticket and get on the plane.
The 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.
The English words "and" and "or" are conjunctions, and they have a few different forms in Spanish.