De crucero por España

Cruise ship

Take a cruise of some Spanish reading and listening practice with this 5-part series of upper-intermediate audio articles. Each episode includes a sound file, transcript, translation, and links to related grammar lessons.


Demonstrative Pronouns

Spanish demonstrative pronounsDemonstrative pronouns (this one, that one, the one[s], these, those) refer to a previously-mentioned noun in a sentence. Spanish demonstrative pronouns are more complicated than their English counterparts, because there are three different sets and because they must agree in gender and number with the noun they replace.






Estar vs Ser with Adjectives

Estar vs serYou probably know that Spanish has two verbs that mean “to be”: estar and ser. What you might not know is that dozens of Spanish adjectives have different meanings depending on which of these verbs they’re used with.


FluentU – Spanish Videos

FluentU- Spanish videos

Spanish learners are always looking for new sources of Spanish listening practice, and FluentU is one of the best. This subscription site offers videos for all levels of Spanish, enhanced with quizzes, spaced repetition, and other tools to help you practice what you know and learn at your own pace.


Future Perfect

Spanish future perfectWouldn’t it be nice if you could plan a perfect future? Too bad that’s not what the future perfect tense does. The grammatical term “perfect” means “completed,” so the future perfect is used to talk about something that will have happened or will have been completed at some point in the future.


Future Progressive

Spanish future progressiveThe 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.