On 23 February 1981, Spain’s new democracy was confronted with a coup d’État. Watch history in the making in this video with transcript and translation.
The reflexive construction, used mainly with pronominal verbs, can also be used passively to describe accidental and unplanned occurrences. This is called la voz media in Spanish.
Learn about the tremendous Moorish influence on Spanish language and culture in this video (with transcript and translation).
Practice using the subjunctive while looking for a hotel in Salamanca. Video with transcript and translation.
Spanish verb conjugations can be divided into two categories: simple tenses and compound tenses, and the latter can be further divided into two categories: progressive tenses and perfect tenses.
To talk about something that would, could, or should have happened—but didn’t—you need the conditional perfect, also known as the past conditional.
The Spanish conditional progressive is very similar to its English counterpart (would be + -ing). In both languages, the conditional progressive expresses an action that would be in progress at a certain point in time.
Practice your Spanish listening and reading comprehension with this 5-part series of audio articles with transcript, translation, and links to related grammar lessons.
Practice is the key to improving your Spanish, and just 15 minutes a day on some kind of Spanish activity can make a huge difference. Check out these ideas and draw up your own schedule.
Learn about Mexico’s Día de Muertos while working on your Spanish listening comprehension in this cute, fast-paced video.